A glitch at the International Space Station on Tuesday caused its position in orbit to change, but the crew was not in danger, the Russian space agency said.
The Pentagon has recommended sending 400 more U.S. troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIS, a senior U.S. military official told Fox News late Tuesday.
Until last week, government data on climate change indicated that the Earth has warmed over the last century, but that the warming slowed dramatically and even stopped at points over the last 17 years.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Texas' strict abortion restrictions that could soon leave only seven abortion clinics open in a state of 27 million people.
A 22-year-old British woman suffering from a life-threatening condition has opted to check off her bucket list instead of remaining on a waiting list for heart and lung transplants, The Daily Mirror reported.
California lawmakers on Tuesday approved a bill mandating that schoolchildren be vaccinated, after five hours of highly emotional testimony that brought hundreds of opponents to the Capitol.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.4% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.5% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) flat ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 1.1%
The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.1% early Wednesday, while Hong Kong stocks swung between small gains and losses, after MSCI Inc. said ahead of the market open that it had decided not to include China's A-shares in its global benchmarks until some market issues are worked out, citing the allocation of investing quotas for large investors and capital mobility.