The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.
Inside Alibaba, where co-founders are revered like rock stars, relatively few employees know about the soft-spoken executive who for years kept his same cramped office, unfashionable clothes and the self-effacing demeanor of a metalworker's son.
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said.
Stephen Hawking's new book, 'Starmus,' has a preface addressing the 2012-discovered Higgs boson, stating that it could become unstable and produce an expanding vacuum bubble to end the universe. However, scientists, and even Hawking himself, countered that it will not happen any time soon, as the particle accelerator big enough to destabilize the particle does not exist.
Singer Jill Scott's alleged photos have also surfaced along with naked photos of other celebrities following a massive hack. According to the singer, the photo of her in a robe was authentic and used to chronicle her weight loss, but the other one of her naked is a fake.
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards will be back in each other's arms soon, as One Direction's 10 day break coincided with Little Mix album-making break. Will they finally get to talk about the details of their wedding?
Robin Thicke and Katie Holmes are allegedly dating, but with Holmes busy being a mother to Suri and Thicke partying drunk and ignoring police officers, this rumor may prove to be untrue.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will return as head of Bloomberg LP, the data and financial news company he founded, replacing Daniel Doctoroff who has decided to step aside, the company said on Wednesday.
It is not sure whether Kaley Cuoco--Sweeting will be pursuing the distributor of her private photos, but the actor seems to have moved on from the issue and is making a laugh about it by posting a photo of herself with her husband with their private parts blurred out.
Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Walhberg is officially married following their intimate wedding ceremony at Hotel Baker in Chicago. The two wed in front of relatives and close friends while fans waited outside the hotel to get a glimpse.
"Game of Thrones" viewers will still see Lena Headey's naked walk of shame following the permission granted by the film commission of Dubrovnik. However, Headey will have to walk out of a fake church, as the stipulation in the permit bans her from stepping inside a church in her nakedness.
In 2010, former Chinese gymnast Li Ning led a surging $4 billion sportswear business, a gold-medal pinnacle echoing his victories at the 1984 Olympic Games.
Throughout much of his presidency, Barack Obama has been under siege about the state of the U.S. economy.
Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.
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