As the US-led coalition rushes to free the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh, the jihadists are said to be preparing to use civilian residents as human shields against advancing forces.
Former Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has vowed to fight an administrative order demanding that she personally pay nearly $1 billion for a failed rice-subsidy policy implemented during her time as head of state.
Kansas' House Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast claims that an unfortunately worded post she made to Facebook Thursday was misinterpreted. The Republican lawmaker intended to post a video criticizing Planned Parenthood, but forgot to include the link to the video.
Throughout his campaign, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stirred up racist and anti-immigrant sentiment against Latinos by calling Mexicans “killers,” “criminals,” and “rapists.” But a Mexico City brewery exacted a bit of revenge on Thursday by tricking some of the billionaire’s supporters into funding their beer party.
Car sharing applications like Uber and Lyft have become common choices for alternative transportation, but as more people flock to urban centers and rush hour becomes more unbearable for commuters, French aircraft manufacturer Airbus has taken the solution off the roads and into the skies.
Over the holidays, scientists and robotics experts will gather in London to discuss how humans will incorporate artificial intelligence into their sex lives.
Authorities in Kemper County, Mississippi, are taking evil clown-costume hysteria seriously by banning the festive outfits until after Halloween.
In the quest to hunt down planets beyond our Solar System, astrophysicists have gotten some help from amateur astronomical sleuths.
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