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Russian agent Trump? Absurd, Moscow says

Top Russian officials Wednesday ridiculed allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow’s interests, dismissing them as “absurd” and “stupid.”

Yemeni teachers paid, learning returns to Taiz

Its books have been looted and walls blown out, but a school in war-torn southern Yemen is hopeful that the resumption of regular salary payments can keep teachers and children in classrooms.

U.S. import prices see largest drop since 2016

U.S. import prices fell for a second straight month in December as the cost of petroleum products tumbled and a strong dollar curbed prices of other goods, leading to the largest year-on-year drop in more than two years.

Federer, Nadal stay on track in Melbourne

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year Wednesday, with longtime rival Rafael Nadal also safely through in his drive toward an 18th Grand Slam title.

Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher turned 50 Thursday with Formula One and his fans paying tribute to the sport’s most successful driver with a mixture of celebration and sorrow.

Metro al-Madina’s seven-year itch 

When The Daily Star mentioned the “seven-year itch” to Hisham Jaber, he didn’t recognize the term. Jaber, aka Roberto Kobrosli, knows about the itch of course, though in Lebanon the phenomenon is more complex than elsewhere.

Metro al-Madina’s seven-year itch 

When The Daily Star mentioned the “seven-year itch” to Hisham Jaber, he didn’t recognize the term. Jaber, aka Roberto Kobrosli, knows about the itch of course, though in Lebanon the phenomenon is more complex than elsewhere.

What the latest dieting studies tell us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic - the role carbs play in making us fat.

Kids, influencers celebrate Christmas together

Twenty children aged 5 to 8 from poor backgrounds sat down Wednesday with a group of high-profile social media influencers to receive gifts and enjoy a festive dinner at Le Vendome hotel.

Ford and Cadillac SUVs star at auto show

SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit’s auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda.

Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab

In one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile's Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world's oceans.