Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make First Appearance After Engagement

Britain's Prince Harry and the American actor Meghan Markle have made their first public appearance since their engagement was announced earlier Monday.

Nigeria’s Women’s Bobsled Team Qualifies for 2018 Olympics, Country’s 1st Ever Winter Olympians

According to ESPN, Nigeria will be represented in the Winter Olympics by the African nation’s women’s bobsled team, which qualified for the 2018 Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Driver Seun Adigun and breakpersons Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga completed the ...

5 Things for November 22: Zimbabwe, Navy Plane Crash, Uber, David Cassidy

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Five Things is off Thursday, so we hope you have a wonderful holiday. As always, we are thankful for you and everyone in the Five Things family. Now, here's what you need to know to Get Up ...

North Korean Defector On Life Support After Being Shot Five Times

A North Korean soldier who staged a daring break across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) into South Korea is on life support after almost two days of surgery.

This Chinese Tech Giant Could Soon Be Worth More Than Facebook

China's answer to Facebook could soon be worth more than the real thing. Shares in Tencent, a Chinese social media and video games giant, have more than doubled in price over the past year, propelling the company's market value ever ...

'Gucci Grace' and the 'Crocodile': The Key Players in Zimbabwe Politics

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader, his 52-year-old wife and his veteran VP -- who was cast aside after years of loyal service -- are some of the key figures in an unfolding political crisis gripping what used to be one of Africa's ...

Denmark Book World Cup Spot with 5-1 Rout Over Republic of Ireland

The Danes are on their way to the World Cup after midfielder Christian Eriksen led the way with a hat-trick in an emphatic 5-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland in their playoff in Dublin.

Lebanon PM 'held captive' in Saudi Arabia, Lebanese President Says

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being "held captive" in Saudi Arabia in violation of diplomatic protocol, Lebanon's President said Wednesday.

Russia Moves Ahead with Rules Targeting Foreign Media

Russia is moving ahead with legislation that threatens U.S. media outlets operating in the country.

Zimbabwe Political Crisis: How a Week of Chaos Unfolded

It has all the markings of a coup: a solemn soldier addressing the nation on state television in a beret and fatigues, armored vehicles in the capital and jittery, puzzled citizens.

Lyft Announces Its First International Expansion

Lyft is making its first stop outside of the U.S. On Monday, the ride-hailing company announced it will begin operating in Toronto.

Costa Rica Hit By Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake

An 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was centered 16 km west of Jacó, Costa Rica, at a depth of 10 km, according to the ...

Stunning New Images Celebrate Kenyan Female Icon Who Stood Up to Colonialists

How do we immortalize people who have impacted the world and made it better in a significant way?

3 UCLA Basketball Players Reportedly Arrested in China for Shoplifting

Three freshmen on the UCLA men's basketball team were arrested after allegedly shoplifting in the Chinese city of Hangzhou just days ahead of their scheduled season opener, according to ESPN.

Trump Hails South Korea's Golfers in Speech -- So Who Are the Best?

Amid talk of missiles and nuclear tests, US President Donald Trump found time to praise the skill of South Korea's female golfers during a speech in Seoul, Wednesday.