‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race

The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia. Read more »

A Chance to Bond on a Perilous Hiking Trail in Iceland

As his son gets older and more independent, a father seizes the chance to keep their relationship relevant. Read more »

Government’s budget surplus shrinks in July

The £1.2bn surplus was much lower than the £2.7bn analysts had been expecting. Read more »

Boris Johnson looks for an EU ally in Merkel as he seeks to save Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Wednesday in his first official trip abroad as U.K. leader. Read more »

Venezuela crisis: President Maduro in talks with US

President Nicolás Maduro says talks with the Trump administration have been going on for months. Read more »

Sony ‘disappointed’ as Spider-Man MCU deal ends

Sony Pictures has owned the film rights to the Marvel character since 1999. Read more »

Brexit: Wales ‘will back Remain’ under Labour government

It comes as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refused to say if he'd support Remain in a second Brexit vote. Read more »

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official... Read more »

FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco

Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the... Read more »

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against sexual abuse convictions

Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of sexual abuse, will complete a six-year sentence. Read more »