A small cylinder called Le Grand K has defined the kilogram for more than a hundred years. But if a scratch ever rendered it lighter, the definition of the kilo literally shifted. Time for a change.
The man, identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance, reportedly entered North Korea from China last month. His quick release is seen as a conciliatory gesture aimed at maintaining ties with Washington.
Nuon Chea, 92, who was the No. 2 leader of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979 and Khieu Samphan, the 87-year-old former head of state of the brutal regime, were found guilty of genocide and other crimes.
Prime Minister Theresa May is taking flak from across the ideological spectrum amid a series of resignations. Some are demanding a no-confidence vote; others are demanding an entirely new referendum.
It's already the biggest outbreak in Congo's history. And Dr. Pierre Rollin of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says by many measures it's as if they're stuck at square one.
Two couples sheltered Uri Berliner's family when the Nazis came to power. One thrived; the other paid a terrible price.
Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday that her closest ministers are behind the agreement. Still, that has done little to sway skeptical lawmakers from either end of the ideological spectrum.
About 80 mostly LGBT migrants reached the border city south of San Diego on Sunday. They plan to seek political asylum as early as Thursday, arriving weeks ahead of thousands en route to the U.S.
The two "discussed the upcoming G20 Summit and touched on the issues that will be discussed" when President Trump and Putin attend that meeting, the White House says.
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor says his office has indicted 11 suspects and that his office "has requested the death penalty" for five people over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.