A Sunday referendum in Switzerland could force companies to cap salaries for the highest paid so that they don't exceed 12 times that of the lowest paid.
Sorcery, poisonings, and infighting pull back the curtain on politics in a country key to stability in Central Asia.
Nov. 1, or All Saints' Day, is a major holiday in Poland – and also one of the deadliest days of the year for motorists, as speeders and drunk drivers hit the road.
Ethnic cleansing and forced migration drove Assyrian Christians out of eastern Turkey decades ago, but Prime Minister Erdogan's policies have drawn a number of them home.
Britain's leading higher education publication, The Times Higher Education, released its annual global ranking of universities for 2013-2014. Here are the top 10 schools:
Exposure to pollution from diesel exhaust fumes can disrupt honeybees' ability to recognize the smells of flowers.
Sumatran orangutans plan their trips through the Indonesian jungle in advance, according to a new paper published in PLOS ONE that once again upends humans's uniqueness in the animal kingdom.
Oprah Winfrey was taken aback when Switzerland contacted her to apologize for comments a store clerk made to the TV star. We hear you Oprah – superfluous apologies are not to be encouraged.
Oprah Winfrey now says she's sorry she mentioned where she experienced a racist store clerk while shopping for a $38,000 purse. Oprah Winfrey earned $77 million last year.
Scientists have long tried to figure out what causes the ebb and flow of ice ages. New data suggests a novel explanation for why the mile-thick blankets of ice retreat so quickly: They become too heavy.