Marissa Mayer, president and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Marissa Mayer is my new role model. First the Yahoo chief executive bans working from home. Now, according to Kara Swisher at Re/code, she has made al(...)

New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy scores in the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Photo: Richard Perry/The New York Times

Daniel Murphy has been unconscious. A peculiarly American sports cliché that has come to define the New York Mets’ improbable run to this year’s World(...)

Police investigate a damaged car after the vehicle crashed into a crowd of spectators during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.

A car with a suspected drunk driver at the wheel crashed into crowds watching a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University on Saturday, killing fo(...)

New York Jets center Nick Mangold (centre), and wide receiver Brandon Marshall (right) chat at the end of an NFL training session at London Irish training ground in south west London. Photograph: AP

NFL players are tough. But they’re also sensitive souls – and they care deeply about toilet paper. The New York Jets are at Wembley on Sunday, and the(...)

Enjoying the afternoon dancing at the Spa Wells during the Matchmaking festival in Lisdoonvarna on Sunday. Photograph: Eamon Ward

It is late September at the fag end of the tourism season. Most of the tourists have gone home. Yet in Lisdoonvarna there is not a hotel room to be(...)

Martin Moulton, community activist and resident of the Shaw neighbourhood in Washington DC, outside the historic Howard Theatre.

Walk out of Shaw-Howard University Metro station in Washington and the Shaw neighbourhood strikes you as a perfect example of the kind of gentrific(...)

Chelsea Manning, the US soldier convicted of giving classified state documents to WikiLeaks, is serving 35 years in military prison. File photograph: US Army/Reuters

US soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, was found guilty on Tuesday of(...)

Ariel Waldman: the former Nasa employee is keen to break down perceived barriers to science via the ‘Science Hack Day’ events

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Pope Francis has created a new Vatican tribunal within the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) to deal with bishops who fail to protect c(...)

A Westboro Baptist Church demonstration outside the US Supreme Court. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

A representative of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church has promised that Ireland will get an “ass-whooping of monumental proportions” for voting in(...)