South Korea’s human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say they had been raped or assaulted by their coaches.
Veganism has gone from a radical movement to a mainstream lifestyle choice, and in the process has become a multi-billion dollar industry. It's on the agenda at the World Economic Forum this week. Gracier Jerome reports.
Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a six-day strike over funding and staffing in the nation’s second-largest school district.
The New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera was unanimously voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by sportswriters, the first unanimous vote in Major League Baseball history. Ryan Brooks reports.
South Korea’s military accused Japan of a “clear provocation” over what it said was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, snapping a four-session rally, as a gloomy global economic growth outlook, trade concerns and disappointing company forecasts dampened sentiment. Fred Katayama reports.
Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television’s 'Masterpiece Theatre,' has died