Study: Why Cavities Are On The Rise Around The World : Goats and Soda  NPR

The authors of a new study say dental health is especially bad in low- and middle-income countries — and that Big Sugar works to make sure soda and candy ...


Katie Ledecky takes on the world on all fronts. Her challengers pick their battles.  The Washington Post

Over the course of seven days, between heats and finals, Katie Ledecky will swim a whopping 6,200 meters at the FINA world championships, each lap ...


Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions  USA TODAY

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S..


World just experienced hottest June in 140 years of recordkeeping  AccuWeather.com

This late spring and summer has brought sweltering heat to many corners of the planet, and new data shows the intense weather has culminated in a new ...


U.S. Ship Sunk in World War II by German Sub Is Found Off Maine Coast  The New York Times

For nearly 75 years, the circumstances surrounding the sinking of the U.S.S. Eagle PE-56, a World War II Navy ship, eluded historians and relatives of the lost ...


Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets  ESPN

James Harden has decided to withdraw from playing with the U.S. national team at this summer's FIBA World Cup in China. He is the second top player to pull ...


Marylou Whitney, Social Queen of the Racing World, Dies at 93  The New York Times

Marylou Whitney, who fled Kansas for New York with dreams of being an actress and found instead a life of immense wealth and privilege, marrying into two of ...


Most admired women: Michelle Obama is the world's most admired woman, according to new YouGov poll, after being named most admired in America by Gallup Poll  CBS News

More than two years after leaving the White house, former first lady Michelle Obama is still greatly admired by people around the world. In fact, she is the most ...


England face familiar foe New Zealand in netball World Cup semi-final  The Guardian

Tracey Neville's England side have played with or against New Zealand in Australia's Suncorp League and will hope to make use of that knowledge in ...


Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world with a fortune of $108 billion — here are 13 quotes that reveal his philosophy on money, success, and power | Markets Insider  Business Insider

French billionaire Bernard Arnault became the second richest person in the world this week.The LVMH chairman and CEO has a reported net worth of $1...


The world's silence on Trump's racism is deafening  CNN

London (CNN) The silence from other world leaders in condemning US President Donald Trump's most recent racist comments has been deafening. There have ...


France’s Bernard Arnault Is Now World’s Second-Richest Person  Forbes

Bernard Arnault is now the world's second-richest person, according to Forbes' calculations. The luxury goods titan behind such brands as Louis Vuitton and ...


Dina Asher-Smith energised by the hype as world’s best meet in London  The Guardian

Dina Asher-Smith, who won three gold medals at the European Championships, views the Anniversary Games as a step on the way to the very biggest sprint ...


What Can The Earplugs Of Whales Tell Us About World War II?  Forbes

Whales earplugs don't block out sound. But they do provide a history of what the whale has felt during its life. Baleen whales live for several decades, so by ...


75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy  The New York Times

Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media.


The 16-Year-Old Changing the World by Spreading Joy  Outside

Most 16-year-olds have not traveled to over 20 countries and all seven continents, skied in Antarctica, climbed Kilimanjaro, summited peaks in Peru and Nepal, ...


Vernon Brewer: North Korea is top persecutor of Christians in the world  Fox News

We need to remember the North Korean people and their suffering.


US military brings back remains from World War II battle  Marine Corps Times

The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.


Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar  The Washington Post

The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman.


Air Conditioning Is Making the World a Hotter Place  Bloomberg

Cooled indoor air is now the norm in the U.S. and is gaining ground rapidly elsewhere. That's going to make reducing carbon emissions tougher.


US military brings back remains to Hawaii from World War II battle  Hawaii News Now

The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.


Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital  The Guardian

No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern Greece.


Meet the World's Biggest 'Bulletproof' Hoster  Krebs on Security

For at least the past decade, a computer crook variously known as “Yalishanda,” “Downlow” and “Stas_vl” has run one of the most popular “bulletproof” Web ...


FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019: Official Emblem unveiled  FIFA.com

The Official Emblem for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2019 was unveiled yesterday, 18 July, at the Conmebol Convention Center in Asuncion, Paraguay.


Trump is leading a hate movement, and the world is watching  The Washington Post

Trump's racist hate-rally will earn a place in the history books.


Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies'  The Guardian

Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalists.


U.S. Women's World Cup's Alex Morgan looks to launch media venture  AdAge.com

The company will focus on *content* for girls created by female athletes.


The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds  The A.V. Club

Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn't imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two ...


Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary  The Guardian

Taiwan's government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary, after local media reported dozens of activists involved in an ...


Miss Michigan World America stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts  Detroit Free Press

Kathy Zhu received an email dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her title as Miss Michigan World America 2019.


How England won the Cricket World Cup - A thin edge  The Economist

LORD'S, THE venerable home of cricket, had never seen anything like it. Neither had the 30,000 spectators inside the stadium, nor the 8m Britons watching in ...


Bill Gates lost his title as world's second richest person, says Bloomberg  USA TODAY

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates lost his title as the world's second-richest person to French billionaire Bernard Arnault, says Bloomberg.


Welcome to the “Most Luxurious Surfing Event in the World”  Surfline.com Surf News

Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy revs up for annual invitational event, August 5-12.


Team USA arrives early for world championships, hoping to avoid last year’s mistakes  The Washington Post

Last summer the best swimmers in the world gathered in Tokyo for the year's biggest competition, and when the Pan Pacific championships wrapped, here's ...


For Sale: The First Telegram of World War II, Sent a Few Days Before World War II  Atlas Obscura

When war breaks out, it doesn't usually all break out at once. Widespread conflict is often preceded by scouting sorties and skirmishes, as both sides in a conflict ...


Netflix Stumbles in Its Effort to Annex the World's Eyeballs  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The optimistic scenario about Netflix Inc. goes like this: The company is wise to spend like mad to create a new generation of ...


World Cup Star Alex Morgan Looking to Launch Female-Focused Media Venture  Bloomberg

Alex Morgan, co-captain of the U.S. women's soccer team that just won its second straight World Cup, is planning to launch her own media venture.


Scarlett Keeling killer sentenced to 10 years' hard labour  The Guardian

The mother of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling has welcomed the sentencing of a man to 10 years rigorous labour, after her family's decade-long fight for justice.


Australia has the world’s highest minimum wage  The Economist

AUSTRALIA HAS long been at the leading edge of minimum wages. The state of Victoria was the second place in the world to introduce a wage floor in 1896, ...


PACOM: China Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests a Signal to US, World  Washington Free Beacon

China recently conducted the first test of a new anti-ship ballistic missile, firing a salvo of six missiles into the South China Sea in a threatening message to the ...


This giant python could break a world record  CNN

Ginormica, a giant python at Florida's Emerald Coast Zoo, is just over 20 feet and weighs 200 pounds. She's not done growing.


Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops  The Guardian

Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential 'terror elements' of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damaged. Miriam Berger. Fri 19 Jul ...


The weird magic of eiderdown | World news  The Guardian

The long read: In Iceland, the harvesting of these precious feathers has created a peculiar bond between human and duck. What can this unique relationship ...


The Very Small World of VC  The New Republic

In the nineteenth century, there was a lot of money to be made tracking down sperm whales off the coast of Massachusetts—harpooning them, melting down the ...


Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them  The New York Times

Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.


Brendon McCullum reveals his advice to New Zealand team after World Cup final loss  India Today

Former captain Brendon McCullum, who himself knows a thing or two about dealing with a World Cup final loss, was pleased with the way New Zealand players ...


'My entire world was gone': floods devastate northern Pakistan  Yahoo News

Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley.


Marielle Heller on recreating Mister Rogers' world with Tom Hanks, ties, and vintage cameras  Entertainment Weekly News

Director tells EW how she used Mister Rogers' real clothing and studio sets to transport Tom Hanks into the world of 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.'


This Technology Everyone Laughed Off Is Quietly Changing The World  Forbes

One of my most painful memories as a kid was having my braces tightened. The orthodontist would grip his pliers, clamp down on the metal wire cemented to my ...


Spain's Podemos receives coalition offer excluding Pablo Iglesias  The Guardian

Acting Socialist PM says he will govern with party on condition its leader is not in cabinet.


Boston Dynamics’ robots are preparing to leave the lab — is the world ready?  The Verge

Boston Dynamics is one of the world's most recognizable robotics companies. Each time it releases a new viral video of its Spot or Atlas robots, they cause a ...


World War II flying ace C.E. Bud Anderson honored with Ford Mustang 'Old Crow' tribute car  Fox News

Ford's latest Mustang is a tribute to one of the originals. Not a car, but an airplane and the man who flew it. (Ford). The modified Mustang GT was built by Roush ...


How to feed a booming population without destroying the planet  National Geographic

The world's population will hit 10 billion in 2050. A new report offers solutions for how more food can be grown sustainably.


New Thunderbird degree will take students around the world  Arizona State University

Executives and entrepreneurs who want to make the leap into the global marketplace will now have an opportunity to earn a degree from the Thunderbird ...


Swimming Australia CEO Confirms No World C'ships Broadcast Deal  SwimSwam

Swimming Australia CEO Leigh Russell confirmed today that no deal between FINA and Australian broadcasters could be reached to air the World ...


The E-Girl Community Is a World of Glittery Pink Clouds, Harassment — and Now Murder  VICE News

After Bianca Devins' brutal murder, incels and trolls gleefully circulated photos of her mutilated body across the internet. But within days, the #RIPBianca hashtag ...


The World's Most Populous Cities, Over 500 Years of History  Visual Capitalist

This two-minute animation shows changes in the last 500 years of historical rankings for the world's 10 most populous cities.


Brad Rock: If World Cup success doesn't jump-start women's soccer league, what will?  Deseret News

SANDY — Having rolled to yet another World Cup championship, America's favorite soccer team broke up the party this week so players could get back to their ...


World 'off track' to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition  UN News

Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an ...


The Lotus Evija Is The World's First Pure Electric British Supercar  CleanTechnica

July 19th, 2019 by Kyle Field. Image courtesy: Lotus. The blast of air was almost imperceptible as the grey streak sped past. A remnant of its silhouette was all ...


Alisson's first year at Liverpool: How the goalkeeper became the world's best and led Reds to CL glory  ESPN

Liverpool were first made aware of their No. 1 in 2013, scouting a lot before finally sealing a deal on July 19, 2018. He's been elite ever since.


Baton Rouge boy headed to Taiwan to play in baseball World Cup  WAFB

An outstanding baseball player from Baton Rouge will be joining the USA National Team in Taiwan for the WBSC World Cup.


Politics this week  The Economist

Ursula von der Leyen, until recently Germany's defence minister, was approved by the European Parliament as the next president of the European Commission, ...


Berkeley girl who climbed Mount Shasta: 'I wanted to see the world from the top'  Berkeleyside

After three attempts over six weeks, 7-year-old Eva Luna Harper-Zahn of Berkeley became the youngest girl* known to have climbed Mount Shasta. Eva Luna ...


Calm Before the Storm: Team USA Pre-Worlds Photo Vault  SwimSwam

Here's a collection of photos taken during Team USA's first day in Gwangju.


Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world?  ZDNet

What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that's more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to ...


The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world  BBC News

There is a beloved story about the dimensions of the space shuttle. Apparently the booster rockets had to fit through railway tunnels designed to accommodate a ...


Giant Magellan Telescope: Building the world's largest telescope to discover new planets and look deeper into space  CBS News

The telescope's resolution will be ten times better than that of the Hubble Space telescope.


Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague  The Guardian

Kosovo's prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the ...


Berkeley stands out in newest university world reputation rankings  UC Berkeley

For the fifth year in a row, UC Berkeley ranks sixth in the world when it comes to its reputation among academic researchers, according to new rankings from ...


Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world's 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognizable brands he owns. | Markets Insider  Business Insider

Bernard Arnault, the chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH, recently became the second-richest person in the world ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates ...


World of Warcraft class guide: choose the best class for you  PC Gamer

The recent Rise of Azshara update may have thinking about jumping into World of Warcraft to see what the fuss is about—but as you'd expect with a game that is ...


Mini-Grids Are Ready To Change The World (Again)  Forbes

Mini-Grids may finally be ready to change the world again. Mini-grids are small self-sufficient electricity grids that connect communities who have not been ...


Global Debt Quickened in First Quarter, Outpacing World Economy  Bloomberg

Global debt levels jumped in the first quarter of 2019, outpacing the world economy and closing in on last year's record, the Institute of International Finance said.


French inventor whose flying board wowed the world  CNN

French inventor and entrepreneur Franky Zapata took to the skies above Paris at 2019's Bastille day parade, capturing the world's imagination with a flying ...


Clash between Pygmies and DRC gorilla sanctuary rangers leaves one dead  The Guardian

One person was killed and 14 were injured in clashes near a gorilla sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where there has been mounting friction ...


Can DNA Be Used to Store the World’s Computer Data?  Voice of America

With data storage needs rising across the world, companies are seeking to develop new ways to meet this growing demand. One possible solution currently ...


Conscientious objectors of first world war – their untold tales  The Guardian

Men were barracked or imprisoned in Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire.


The changes in World Cup qualification mean Gregg Berhalter needs to open the player pool  Stars and Stripes FC

The last we checked in on the USMNT, the team was flubbing chances against Mexico while the manager was forgetting to make good substitutions. The result ...


Moore wins Corona Open J-Bay, earns World No. 1 ranking  Hawaii News Now

oore, an Oahu native, earned her first victory of the season by outpointing Peterson by a score of 15.47-14.60. With the win, Moore is the new World No. 1 surfer ...


Arrow: Oliver Will Travel the World in Final Season  Comicbook.com

The CW's Arrow closed Season 7 with a major change for its central hero. Oliver Queen, having saved Star City, retired to a secluded life of peace with Felicity ...


Libra Will Upset World Economy If It Isn't Regulated Tightly, G7 Warns  Cointelegraph

Cryptocurrencies such as Libra risk upsetting the world's financial system if they are not regulated tightly, G7 finance ministers have warned. According to ...


‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts  The Guardian

Angela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to ...


Kyoto Animation studio fire suspect named by police  The Guardian

Witnesses say Shinji Aoba claimed he started deadly blaze over plagiarisation dispute.


England’s World Cup Nail-Biter Might Have Been the Greatest Cricket Match Ever  The New York Times

When England won its only soccer World Cup, in 1966, the game went to extra time. Same with its only Rugby World Cup, in 2003. On Sunday, England's first ...


The plan to mine the world's research papers  Nature.com

A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis —but is it legal?


Who’s that making Chipotle burritos? It’s World Cup star Rose Lavelle  WLWT Cincinnati

World Cup superstar Rose Lavelle was spotted in Loveland, Ohio, Thursday afternoon, giving a group of young girls the surprise of a lifetime.


The Worst Environmentalists in the World  Jacobin magazine

On Saturday, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) withdrew its support for a climate debate among Democratic primary candidates, the result of a strange ...


Grindr Wanted To Make The World Better For Queer People. Then A Chinese Gaming Company Bought It.  BuzzFeed News

Over the last 18 months, Grindr has faced a federal investigation, layoffs, mismanagement, and internal turmoil. Now the popular gay dating and hookup app is ...


The next World Cup? Fortnite. Here's everything you need to know  NBC News

The world's best Fortnite players descend upon New York City next week to claim a share of the $30 million prize pool and the title of “Best Fortnite Player in the ...


Official Entry Lists Now Published for 2019 World Championships  SwimSwam

The highly-anticipated pool swimming entry lists have now been published on the official site of the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships. To date, we've ...


Wales claims title of steepest street in the world from New Zealand  Fox News

A seaside town in Wales boasts panoramic views of the ocean, a 13th-century castle, and now the steepest street in the world.


The World Is Getting a Pickup-Truck Emoji  The Atlantic

It's a solid, sturdy-looking thing. Painted a handsome navy blue, your truck has just enough rear space to haul something rugged and earthy-smelling—like a ...


The Brutal Reality Of Being The World's 'Best' Recycler  HuffPost

BERLIN ― Sandra Dudler is a passionate recycler. Like many Germans, she carefully follows the country's strict trash-disposal rules, which involve separating ...


McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse  CNBC

The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and ...


World War 3: The single ‘greatest threat to democracy’ revealed by former US ambassador  Express.co.uk

A WORLD WAR 3 scenario threatens to unravel in Europe and former US ambassador to Ukraine – John Herbst – warned of the “greatest threat to democracy” ...


Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world  CNN

A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San ...


Is China the World’s Loan Shark?  Bloomberg

Developing countries owe Beijing a lot more money than is commonly realized. This is how empires start.


The world's population is nearing 8 billion. That's not great news  CNN

It took thousands of years for the global population to hit 5 billion, which happened in 1987. Some 32 years later, we're closing in on 8 billion.


Top 10 Fastest Production Cars in the World in 2019  The Drive

“What could I say? Maybe this: the man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present instant of his flight; he is caught in a fragment of time cut off ...