Too rich to jail

The big banks are bigger than ever and prosecution of white-collar crimes is at a 20-year low in the US

Guests ride a new rollercoaster at the

Disney to supercharge theme parks

The company’s theme park division has emerged as a surprisingly strong money-maker. Now the global vacation empire is about to get much, much bigger

The screenwriter William Goldman at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009. He was attending a screening of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” one of two films for which he won the Academy Award. The New York Times

Screenwriter William Goldman dies

He won Academy Awards for screenplays 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' and 'All the President’s Men'

Justin Bieber performs at Z100's Jingle Ball in Manhattan, New York, US, Dec 9, 2016. REUTERS

Bieber confirms marriage

The pop star updated his social media status two months after it was reported that the couple had obtained a marriage license

Alli Webb, owner of Drybar, appears in an undated hand-out photo provided by Alli Webb in Irvine, California, US, Nov 14, 2018. REUTERS

How Alli Webb built a styling empire

Today, Alli operates 115 salons across the United States, with 3,000 employees and over a $100 million in annual revenue. She spoke to Reuters about financial lessons she has learned over the years.

Record Bangladeshis studying in US

It increased 4.9 percent last school year

A mother and her baby at a health clinic where polio vaccines were administered to children in Lae, Papua New Guinea, in July. Vaccination rates are down to 30 percent in some parts of the country. The New York Times

Papua New Guinea is rich but poor in health

The Pacific nation hoped that hosting the APEC summit meeting would elevate its international profile, but a national health crisis threatens to overshadow it

Vets take an X-ray of a leg of Phoolkali, a female elephant, at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital, India's first hospital for elephants run by a non-governmental organisation in the northern town of Mathura, India, Nov 16, 2018. REUTERS

India’s opens first elephant hospital

The unique medical centre offers wireless digital X-ray, thermal imaging, ultrasonography, tranquilisation devices and quarantine facilities

Half of parties seek boat, paddy sheaf

Political parties shun their own symbols as they gear up for the polls

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President of China Xi Jinping arrives for the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Nov 17 2018. Fazry Ismail/Pool via REUTERS

US-China divisions dominate APEC

The two countries swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation summit

Trump doesn’t want to hear Khashoggi tape

He says the tape of the Saudi journalist’s murder is “suffering, terrible”

Justin Bieber performs at Z100's Jingle Ball in Manhattan, New York, US, Dec 9, 2016. REUTERS

Bieber confirms marriage

The pop star updated his social media status two months after it was reported that the couple had obtained a marriage license