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'Cosplay' fans flock to Hong Kong games fair

Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights are among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong's comic and games expo. Duration: 00:35

Sniffing out a partner at a pheromone party

In a bar in trendy east London, dozens of people mill about, sniffing from plastic bags. But there are no drugs inside -- just slightly smelly...

Philanthropist calls for saving Corcoran in court

Wayne Reynolds, a leading Washington philanthropist, laid out an alternative plan in court hearings this week to save one of the nation's oldest...

Chinese journalist, lawyer win Magsaysay awards

A Chinese investigative journalist whose work has led to the ouster of corrupt officials and a Chinese environmental lawyer are among this year's six...

Sony surprises with first quarter profit

Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains...

Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow

Smartphone powered paper airplane that was popular on crowdfunding website KickStarter makes its debut at Wisconsin airshow (July 30)

Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales

Nintendo Co. sank to a worse‑than‑expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video‑game machine sales. But the Japanese...

Vegas illegal betting suspects freed from custody

A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker‑star friends posted his bail...

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U. S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent...