Man gambles away COVID relief money mistakenly sent to him

The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but police say it was mistakenly wired to a bank account of a resident who refused to return it and spent most of it on online gambling.

Why Koreans could all get younger soon

The country is unique in that it uses three different systems to calculate ages, including one that means a baby born on December 31 could be 2 years old by the next day.

Egg-sized white diamond sold for over $21 million, plus fees

Christie’s says “The Rock,” an egg-sized white diamond billed as the largest of its kind to go up for auction, has sold for more than 21.6 million Swiss francs ($21.75 million), including fees — though at the low end of the expected range.