Texas wants to move away from abstinence-only sex ed, may teach sexual health as early as kindergart

The Education Commissioner's Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills study recommendations could include conversations on contraceptives, healthy relationships, and anatomy in grades as early as kindergarten.

Heatwave 'hell' claims first lives as temperatures soar above 40 degrees Celsius across Europe

The heatwave sweeping through Europe and likened to “hell” has claimed its first lives as temperatures surpassed 40 degrees Celsius on several parts of the continent.

US National Debt Could Balloon to 219% of GDP in Next 30 Years Unless Spending Slashed - CBO

Earlier this year, the country's national debt surpassed the $22 trillion mark, with deficits expected to fluctuate between 4.1 and 4.7 percent of GDP in the coming years, well above the average recorded over the past half century.

'America's Got Talent' contestant has tense moment with Simon Cowell: 'You're getting on my nerves'

Things got tense on the “America’s Got Talent" stage when Simon Cowell told a contestant that he was getting on his nerves after stopping his performance midway through. 

Ikea could soon start building ‘affordable’ homes in the UK based on what YOU can pay

IKEA could be about to start building affordable homes in the UK after a council gave the green light to a new collaboration to address the housing crisis gripping the nation.

Kerber leads high-powered trio through in Eastbourne

A trio of former world number ones stormed into the quarter-finals at Eastbourne on Wednesday with Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova all sharpening their grasscourt games ahead of W...

US-China showdown: Global economy ‘will plunge into recession’ if G20 meeting turns sour

THE global economy could be plunged into recession if talks between United States President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping end badly when the two leaders meet this weekend at the G20 summit, an analyst has warned.

D'Angelo Russell landing spots: 5 NBA teams who could possibly sign him in 2019 free agency

Which team will sign D'Angelo Russell during NBA free agency?

Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire

A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors said on Wednesday, ruling out any criminal intent.

Robots could take over 20 million jobs by 2030, study claims

According to a new study from Oxford Economics, within the next 11 years there could be 14 million robots put to work in China alone.

Understanding the restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal

Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of enriched uranium exceed a cap imposed by its nuclear deal with major powers.

Kristaps Porzingis landing spots: 5 NBA teams who could possibly sign him in 2019 free agency

Which team will sign Kristaps Porzingis during NBA free agency?