It may have one of the fastest growing economies in the world -- but if you're young and out of work in Africa, the future remains bleak.
The global economy is under a "veil of uncertainty" as economic issues grip the U.S., eurozone and developing markets such as China, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Thursday in Japan.
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Tom Hanks is ready for the bright lights of Broadway. The Hollywood star is making his debut on the Great White Way in a play from the late Nora Ephron called "Lucky Guy," set amidst the scandals and corruption plaguing New York City in the '80s - "a grand and glorious time to be in the tabloid business," as Ephron puts it in her play.
Twenty-one days after her bone marrow transplant, "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts is now recuperating in the comfort of her own home, as she wrote in a post on "GMA's" website.
A new promo clip for Lifetime's reality show, "The Houstons: On Our Own," is breathing new life into the engagement rumors surrounding Bobbi Kristina Brown and "family friend" Nick Gordon.
For the readers of AskMen.com, the guy who made the biggest impact this year and most shaped "what it means to be a man of influence in 2012" isn't a real man at all. He's fictional. (And he's not alone: Christian Grey from "Fifty Shades of Grey" was named the 13th most influential man of the year.)
With fallout still swirling from Apple's decision to replace Google Maps with its own mobile mapping, Google on Thursday announced the biggest upgrade ever to its Street View tool. The update adds more than 250,000 miles of roadways in 17 countries, said Ulf Spitzer, Google's Street View program manager, in a blog post Thursday.
Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican. But after he began posting news articles and political cartoons on his page that reflect his support for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, his friend count began falling off. Today, it's down by several dozen.
A Japanese artist gives a Christopher Columbus statue a monumental abode.
It is hard enough to make one good video game. Trying to make two at the same time is a challenge not many developers try to tackle. But the creators of a recently released, turn-based strategy game hope that by blending two differing styles of play in one title they will find a pot of gold at the end of the double rainbow.
Jim Newton is the founder and chairman of TechShop, a membership-based workshop for do-it-yourselfers that provides access to tools, equipment and instruction.
Jennifer Pahlka: Lover of geeks, keeper of chickens