Central Japan Railways says its magnetically levitating train has broken its previous world speed record in a test-run at a special track West of Tokyo. Rob Muir reports. British firm Bristol Braille Technology builds world's first multi-line braille e-reader, displaying 9 lines of braille at a time - equating to about a third of a page of regular printed text. Miniature tracking devices connected to the Internet of Things are helping protect some of the world's most endangered animals against poaching. Stuart McDill reports. Leo Mazzone, who coached one of the greatest rotations ever, says baseball is ruining pitchers with strict pitch counts and innings limits. Someone like Noah Syndergaard might want to listen. Investigators in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives said on Friday they plan to examine whether U.S. President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress, prompted by a report by Buzzfeed News. Singapore's defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country's F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation.
Investigative reports detail increasing pressure felt by Jennifer and Sarah Hart, who had adopted six children. At signs of trouble, they would close ranks and flee.
A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 are among dozens of glamorous gowns up for auction next week in Paris, where the French actress is due to part...
As the president fights to build a wall between the United States and Mexico, the journalists Azam Ahmed and Meridith Kohut are driving along the approximately 1,900-mile border and sending dispatches. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease, says all of the Zika infections in the United States were contracted outside the country. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Thousands of Oktoberfest visitors attend the traditional parade of people in Bavarian costumes that marks the second day of the rowdy party. Sharon Reich reports.
The enormous financial clout of the English Premier League compared to its continental counterparts has been laid bare in a new report by European football's governing body UEFA. Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land.
The presidents personal lawyer had left open the possibility in a television interview that campaign aides took part in Russias election interference. The party of Prime Minister Stefan Lofven stayed in power with a pact that makes concessions to conservatives but excludes an anti-immigrant party. Tejal Rao reviews the San Francisco restaurant Angler, where the chef Joshua Skenes is showing how a seafood-rich menu can adapt to the forces of climate change.
Ms. King sang on hits by the Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt and even Lynyrd Skynyrd. Bob Dylan called her his ultimate singing partner. The points race comes down to Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood, but a handful of top golfers have a chance to finish the season with a flourish. The unnamed man from Wisconsin would sweat for up to eight minutes in monthly episodes. Doctors were baffled for three years while he tracked the pattern of his sweats. Three Turkish reporters close to intelligence officials quote heavily from audiotapes that captured Jamal Khashoggis last minutes in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present. Brussels has celebrated its unity in negotiations with Britain, and it has successfully demonstrated the pain of leaving the E.U. But at what cost?
I wanted to face childbirth with an athletes strength, confidence and determination. So I turned to sports psychology for advice. The Upside, starring Hart and Bryan Cranston, exceeded box-office expectations in the same week that Hart definitively ruled out hosting the Oscars. The recent volatility in the stock market can make older investors feel vulnerable. Here are some strategies to make sure your money lasts as long as you do. What does the U.S. have going for it? At a panel discussion called, The Finance Crisis Lessons Learned from Canada and the Way Forward, at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., Robert Rubin, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, tells Chrystia Freeland what he believes are the U.S.'s good points while also assessing what it needs to do to improve. Frances Elior hopes to raise more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) from the sale of its concessions catering business Areas and is working with banks including Morgan Stanley, several sources told Reuters.