MONTREAL - Global airport traffic grew at its fastest rate last year since 2010, rising 6.4 percent to 7.2 billion passengers, according to data published on Friday by an international trade association representing airports.
NEW YORK - American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months and will miss next year's world championships for his part in a scandal involving the U.S. athlete and three other swimmers at the Rio Olympics, the United States Olympic Committee said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House on Monday to talk about legislative priorities for this month, a White House official said.
Sept 9 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to have the Confederate battle emblem in the Mississippi state flag declared an unconstitutional vestige of slavery.
TOKYO - Oil prices extended gains by more than 1.5 percent on Thursday after industry data showed what might be the largest weekly crude stock draw in over three decades. U.S.
WASHINGTON - Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone's fire-prone batteries, the U.S.
SEOUL - A 5.3 magnitude seismic event in North Korea on Friday, thought to have been the North's fifth nuclear test, would indicate a device with a 20- to 30-kilotonne yield, an analyst said, the largest yield estimate yet of a North Korean nuclear device. "That's the largest DPRK test to date, 20-30k
NASA hopes the Osiris-Rex space probe will help reveal the origins of life on Earth... The craft is designed to collect and return a handful of dust from an asteroid called Bennu, just 500 meters wide.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans a "thorough investigation" of allegations about vulnerabilities in cardiac devices made by St.