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Detroit's James McCann hit a home run leading off the 11th inning to give the Tigers a 6-5 win against Houston on Thursday, denying the surprise packet Astros another impressive victory.

In other key results between leading teams, it was a day of dominant pitching, with the New York Mets…

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Tokyo stocks ended 0.3 percent higher Friday, marking a six-day rally that saw the benchmark index hit a fresh 15-year high.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 61.54 points to 20,264.41. The Topix of all first-section shares edged up 0.06 percent, or 1.05 points, at 1,647.85.

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NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors edged the Houston Rockets 99-98 to double their lead in the Western Conference finals.

Curry again came out on top in a duel with James Harden, stifling the Rockets star in the moments before the final buzzer to preserve…

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China's media watchdog will investigate an anti-Japan television serial that viewers have criticised as vulgar for a scene showing a woman making use of a grenade concealed in her crotch to kill Japanese soldiers, state media said on Thursday.

Ties between the neighbors have been shadowed for years by what…

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Japan launched a trade complaint at the World Trade Organization on Thursday to challenge South Korea's import bans and additional testing requirements for Japanese food after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

South Korea expressed regret at Japan's action and said its ban on some Japanese seafood was necessary and reflected…

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We know many of you are burger lovers and so we offer this short video as a reminder as to where you can get some really tasty treats until the end of this month, and that's just a few days away. Watch and listen as Chef de Cuisine, Adam Knofsinger…

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A visitor leaves after praying at Hibiya Jinja, a traditional shrine originally founded in 1606 that is now nestled amid the backdrop of modern Shimbashi and Shiodome skyline in Tokyo, on Thursday evening.

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A South Korean appeals court on Friday freed the former Korean Air (KAL) executive jailed for a year in February for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts.

The High Court in Seoul ruled that the behavior of Cho Hyun-Ah, the eldest daughter of the airline's chairman, had…

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Nearly 14 million people tuned in to watch comedy legend David Letterman broadcast his final "Late Show" on American television, the program's largest audience in 21 years, CBS said Thursday.

Wednesday's show averaged 13.76 million viewers, its largest audience since February 1994, when it followed CBS's primetime coverage of the…

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Luis Figo and Michael van Praag pulled out of the race for the FIFA presidency Thursday, leaving controversial incumbent Sepp Blatter in a straight fight with Jordan's Prince Ali bin al Hussein.

Former Portugal captain Figo withdrew with a bitter broadside at the contentious election campaign which will culminate in…

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