More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey

New York, June 10, 2019 - More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according...

Native Americans’ D-Day stories come to light

SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER (France), June 4 — Charles Norman Shay is one of the few remaining US veterans of World War II, but as a Native...

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage

Taipei, May 17, 2019 - Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament...

Japan’s Heisei era: Changes, growth and tragedies

Tokyo, April 24, 2019 - Japanese Emperor Akihito’s abdication on April 30 will end the three-decade Heisei era that began on Jan. 8, 1989,...

Heavenly start to new year

Luang Prabang, April 18, 2019 -- Wearing gold-embroidered silk outfits, faces thick with make-up, a line-up of seven Laotian beauty queens greet a sea...

Fire wrecks Notre-Dame Cathedral, centuries-old Parisian landmark

Paris, April 15, 2019 - Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday in a roaring blaze that devastated the Parisian landmark, a searing...

‘Seeing the unseeable’: Scientists reveal first photo of black hole

Washington DC, April 10, 2019 - Using a global network of telescopes to see “the unseeable,” an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a...

Heaven sent: Taiwan honors dead with lavish paper models

Taipei, April 4, 2019 — From a modern summer villa with an outdoor pool to a fully equipped film studio or a casino, paper...

Updating software, shaping history: New imperial era name looms large in Japan

Tokyo, March 26, 2019 - In Japan, every emperor’s era has its own name - appearing in places such as coins, official paperwork and...

Top gamer ‘Ninja’ made $1 million to promote EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ launch: source

Bengaluru, March 13, 2019 - What are a few hours playing video games and a handful of tweets worth? $1 million if you are...