Global tech giants like Amazon (AMZN) have been leading the charge — with algorithms powering personalized shopping recommendations and personal stylists — but businesses of all sizes are now embracing the technology for recruiting and managing their staff. Among them is L'Oreal (LRLCF). With about a million applicants...
Then a 29-year-old factory worker, Dong was given a suspended death sentence on arson charges and spent 17 years in prison. It changed his family forever -- his father died and his wife divorced him while he was in jail. Dong's son was just three years old when...
Meredith Corporation (MDP), the current owner of the iconic magazine, announced the sale on Tuesday. In an unusual arrangement, Meredith will continue to publish the Sports Illustrated magazine and website. The structure of the deal suggests that the Sports Illustrated brand is much more valuable than the storied...
Indian climber Anjali Kulkarni, 55, died on her way back from climbing to the summit of Mount Everest Wednesday, her son Shantanu Kulkarni told CNN. She had become stuck in the "traffic jam" above camp four, which, at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), is the final camp before the...
In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul.The photographs are intended to capture the loneliness of South...
Kurz's former coalition partners from the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) said they would support the motion of no-confidence put forward by the Socialist Party (SPÖ) on Monday afternoon.There was no official count for the vote. Instead, a majority of deputies in the chamber stood to indicate...
Lagos, Nigeria — In a plush living room of a home in a wealthy suburb of Lagos, three teenagers are huddled around a computer.Kudirat Abiola, 15, Temitayo Asuni, 15 and Susan Ubogu, 16, want to change the law on child marriage in Nigeria and they're deep in discussion,...
Bong Joon-ho of South Korea won the Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, on Saturday for his seventh feature film, "Parasite." It's the first time the director has won what is considered by many the highest honor in world cinema.French-Senegalese director Mati Diop, in her first...
Officials told the Agencia Brasil news agency that 15 prisoners were found dead Sunday and another 42 Monday in the city of Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas. Many appeared to have been asphyxiated. Police did not say what prompted the riots.The Ministry of Justice and...
The 121-foot Elbe No. 5 collided with the 466-foot Astrosprinter, a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship, on the Elbe river near Hamburg, Germany on Saturday afternoon, according to Wilfried Sprekels, a fire department official.Eight passengers on board the Elbe No. 5 were injured in the collision at Stadersand, Sprekels told...