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Wikipedia reveals what the world edited in 2014

Wikipedia has published its first‑ever annual video, revealing what the world read and edited on the encyclopedic site during 2014.

Climate change could have dramatic effect on world food

Climate change could cut world food output 18 percent by 2050

New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center

The city of New York and Lincoln Center are evicting the invitation‑only, twice‑yearly Mercedes‑Benz Fashion Week in a court spat over...

Pakistan massacre survivors vow to defy Taliban

Students grieving for their classmates massacred by the Pakistani Taliban Thursday vowed to defy the militants and retur



Obama-Castro handshake offered little hint of secret Cuba talks

There was no hint in December 2013, when President Barack Obama shook hands with his Cuban counterpart...

Uber seeks to patent pricing surges that critics call gouging

When Uber Technologies Inc. jacked up prices in Sydney this week to meet the demand of people fleeing a...

Nike declines as future orders trail analysts’ estimates

Nike Inc., the world’s largest sporting- goods maker, fell in extended trading after future orders trailed analysts’ estimates, hurt by slowing...

Samsung’s cheil industries surges on trading debut in Seoul

Cheil Industries Inc., the de facto holding company of Samsung Group, more than doubled from its initial public offering price after selling stock at the...