Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world's largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website.
The German official charged with delivering this cargo arrived here aboard a nearly empty military plane and was whisked away to a secret meeting with the president of Mali, who had offered Europe a face-saving solution to a vexing problem.
The 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach and killed her father, also has died from her injuries, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday.
Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a US-based computer forensics expert said on Tuesday.
NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just over 25 miles (40 km) on the surface of the Red Planet to surpass the benchmark set in 1973 by a Russian probe on the moon.
There is currently no evidence of widespread fraud within the US Export-Import Bank, its internal watchdog said, as critics of the bank flagged a wider probe of corruption claims.
The last surviving crew member aboard the Enola Gay, the US bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died at a retirement community in Georgia at age 93, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Amazon Inc, locked in a war with publisher Hachette Book Group over ebook prices, said its push for lower prices was good for authors, publishers and booksellers.
The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said.
The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.
President Barack Obama declared on Tuesday that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia's energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions.
The Palestine Liberation Organisation expressed readiness for a Gaza truce and Washington said Israel had sought help on Tuesday in calming a 22-day conflict that has killed nearly 1,200 in the enclave.
Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peek at a 'selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday.
Finding misplaced keys, wallets and purses could get easier with new apps that take the guess work out of trying to remember where they might be.