Apple's latest phone lured throngs of gadget lovers,
entrepreneurs and early adapters to its stores in New York,
San Francisco and other cities around the world in the latest
sign of strong initial demand for the new, larger generation
Scotland's "No" to independence may have saved British Prime
Minister David Cameron his job, but sweeping pledges of a
constitutional shake-up could undermine his re-election drive
and trigger more political instability.
Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels,
the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the
reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were
among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes for comical
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the U.S.
Congress for lethal and non-lethal military aid, more
sanctions and a special security status on Thursday during a
visit to Washington to bolster U.S. support for his strategy
in handling Russian-backed separatists.