China's government is offering private companies the rights to explore six oil-and-gas blocks in a small step toward opening the nation's energy resources to private investment.
A surprisingly simple sniff test shows promise in detecting autism in kids—perhaps even in those who aren't yet toddlers because it doesn't involve responding to questions.
A rare white humpback whale has been spotted in the waters off New Zealand, showing early signs they are finally recovering after nearly being wiped off the planet. TVNZ reports.
Spiders can dance on water like tiny ballerinas pirouetting across a slippery stage.
A new anti-terrorism law in Egypt will make publishing news that contradicts the official version of events in terrorism-related cases a crime punishable by prison sentences, a setback for the freedom of the press, according to the local journalists union.
Hostess Brands LLC, the U.S. bakery company whose snack cake brands include Twinkies and Ding Dongs, has pulled itself from the auction block and will instead pursue an initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter.
Two suicide attacks rocked areas in and around Kabul on Tuesday, one of them targeting coalition forces and another an Afghan government building, authorities said.
The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba.
Iran and major powers will continue negotiations on an historic nuclear deal past Tuesday's deadline for a long-term agreement.
A 28-year-old woman who decided to freeze her eggs suffered a rare complication that caused her ovary to swell to the size of a grapefruit.
The clock is ticking down to Tuesday's deadline. Will world leaders come to an agreement over a nuclear deal with Iran? CNN's Elise Labott reports.
As Londoners paused to remember victims on the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 transit bombings, experts warned that terrorism remains a threat.
The U.S. and its allies have launched waves of new airstrikes against ISIS but at the same time ISIS has recaptured a key town from Kurdish forces. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
It's the week after July 4. And, yep, pinch yourself because you are still alive, as are more than 300 million other Americans.
When Kyrstin Schuette, a Minnesotan, and her girlfriend started dating during freshman year in high school, none of the other students — with the exception of a few close friends — knew about their relationship.
Recently, WikiLeaks began publishing over half a million previously secret cables and other documents from the Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia. It's a huge trove, and already reporters are writing stories about the highly secretive government.