NEW DELHI — The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events — the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.
JOHANNESBURG — Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name.
WASHINGTON — Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.
RIYADH — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater.
BANGKOK — The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand.
HAVANA — A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.
NEW YORK — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers.
SAN RAFAEL — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That's the numerical code for marijuana's high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot's enduring and universal slang for smoking.
If there's any musical justice, Kimbra's third studio album should be the one that finally catapults the New Zealander to the acclaim she deserves.
PATTAYA — The Belarusian escort promising to spill secrets about the election of Donald Trump following her arrest in Thailand appeared tired and in low spirits as she walked into the Pattaya Provincial Court on Tuesday for her first court appearance.