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It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: A massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries.

Tesla officially opened its Gigafactory Tuesday, a little more than two years after construction began. The factory is currently about 14 percent complete; when it's…

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Twitter is in danger of becoming the next Internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.

The 10-year-old company's second-quarter report, released Tuesday, provided another sobering snapshot of Twitter stuck on a treadmill,…

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The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass and using hostages as human shields before being shot by police.

It was the extremist group's…

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Defying international alarm, Turkey on Tuesday widened its crackdown after a failed coup, detaining top generals serving in Afghanistan as well as prominent journalists.

In a move apparently reflecting a shift in diplomatic strategy, Turkey also announced President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin next month after…

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Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence.

These are not fringe opinions. They are widespread views across the nation's bitter political divide. That means that on Nov. 9, the morning after Election Day, tens of millions of Americans will awaken to the realization that someone…

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Enoshima, a rocky outcrop off the Shonan coast, is just over an hour from Tokyo, the perfect distance for a day trip escape from the big city. The island is home to gorgeous vistas, shrines and temples, myriad restaurants and shops, several traditional inns, a marina, a spa and a…

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Hillary Clinton stood poised to formally win her party's presidential nomination Tuesday, as her husband Bill was tasked with the speech of the night -- steeling fractious Democrats for the White House fight against Republican Donald Trump.

Clinton will be proclaimed the party's nominee after a state-by-state roll call vote…

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One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest's throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said.

The assailant, who was known to France's anti-terrorism police, tried twice to…

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Journalist Shuntaro Torigoe, a candidate for Tokyo governor, delivers a speech during a campaign for the July 31 Tokyo gubernatorial election, in the Shinjuku shopping district, on Tuesday.

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