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May 9, 2016 7:15 AM Air Zimbabwe boss found dead in a bush in Botswana

AIR ZIMBABWE public relations executive, Shingai Dhliwayo, has been found dead in a bush in Botswana. Family members in a series of Facebook posts last week seemed to suggest that Dhliwayo whose maiden name was Taruvinga, had been kidnapped. Police in the neighbouring country reportedly found her body and sent it to an unnamed hospital where her parents 134

May 8, 2016 3:10 PM A look at the candidates in Philippine presidential election

Philippine voters on Monday will elect a successor to President Benigno Aquino III, choosing from among a diverse cast of candidates. Elected vice president in 2010, Jejomar Binay was a human rights lawyer who helped fight dictator Ferdinand Marcos before serving as a longtime mayor of Manila's financial district. Many regarded him as a strong contender 11

May 8, 2016 2:48 PM Filipinos Set to Vote: Slow Reform or Promise of Big Change?

Thirty years after emerging from a brutal dictatorship, Filipinos will face a dilemma when they pick a new leader on Monday: Should they choose a sharp-tongued mayor with an audacious promise to wipe out crime and corruption within months, or back reformists who aren't regarded as a threat to democracy? It's a make-or-break decision with plenty at stake 19

May 8, 2016 1:34 PM What I've Learned in the 20 Years Since My Mother's Death

It was days before I entered high school when my mother underwent her first surgery. She had gone to a doctor's appointment just weeks earlier and they had found a lump. I remember when she came home and she and my dad told us the news, she had breast cancer. I was just fourteen. I didn't have a typical teenage relationship with my mom, we actually got along 7

May 8, 2016 12:31 PM Happy Mother's Day, Mom: You're the Reason I Transitioned

Certainly we've always shared tastes: For the past 25-odd years we've had the same liquor habits. No, not types; she likes Scotch and I have a sweet tooth for Irish Cream. But she's the one that taught me that when you're drinking just to drink, there's no point in buying the expensive stuff. In our world, "top shelf" refers to where you'll find our brand 8

May 8, 2016 9:00 AM On Mother's Day, Mourning The Mom My Baby Will Never Know

I keep the plastic stick hidden in a round basket on top of our bathroom sink, safely nestled between our hairbrushes. It's been months since it first displayed that fat blue plus sign, a shock after nearly a year of only seeing minuses. I tell myself and my husband that it would just feel weird to throw it out. But at 31 weeks pregnant, I've figured 5

May 4, 2016 5:40 PM Child hacker to receive a $10K Facebook bounty

A 10-year-old hacker in Finland found and reported a security flaw on Instagram, for which he was handsomely rewarded. A 10-year-old Finnish boy snagged $10,000 from Facebook for finding and reporting a security flaw he discovered on its photo- and video-sharing service Instagram. Given that the young hacker is three years shy of the age required to open an account 35

May 4, 2016 5:23 PM On Star Wars Day, may the force be with these MLB players, teams

Today is May 4, which thanks to the power of pun-fueled geekdom has become known in certain corners of the internet at Star Wars Day, a phenomenon that coalesced in Toronto in 2011 based on a pun ("May the fourth be with you") that is almost as old as the multi-billion-dollar movie franchise itself and has surprising roots in conservative British politics 29

May 4, 2016 5:23 PM New World of ‘Star Wars’ Still Doesn’t Quite Feel Like ‘Star Wars’ Yet (Commentary)

Top 15 Best Stories Ever Told in the ‘Star Wars’ Universe (Photos) Before Disney bought LucasFilm and took control of “Star Wars” a few years back, it was a super dense universe of stories, all entangled and connected. It had a history. Most of that history was erased in 2014, a necessary part of moving forward with the film saga because accommodating 55

May 1, 2016 3:47 PM Princess Charlotte Looks Like Her Brother Prince George in New Photos

While it's pretty common for siblings to look alike, it's still really cute when it happens. Genetics! Charlotte and George, who will turn 3 in July, share similar facial features (those cheeks!) and look like a mix of parents Kate Middleton and Prince William. However, the royal sister and brother have different hair and eye colors; Charlotte has chestnut 12