Monday, November 10, 2014
Designed as a tribute to Britain's World War I dead, a blood-red trench of ceramic poppies around the Tower of London has become a national phenomenon as Britons flock to remember the fallen in generations of war.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A luxury pet hotel featuring air-conditioned suites, spa services and gourmet meals was unveiled Tuesday in Singapore, further raising the level of pet pampering in the wealthy city-state.
A Japanese single malt whisky was named the world's best for the first time by a prestigious guide released Monday that failed to place a Scotch in its top ranking.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed the world with back-to-back walks on a tightrope between Chicago skyscrapers without a safety net or a harness, performing one of them blindfolded, as a crowd gasped and cheered.
Monday, November 3, 2014
A daring escape across the Berlin Wall, then audacious dashes back to the East to spirit another 30 people to freedom — Hartmut Richter's true story is the stuff of a Cold War thriller.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
From her wheelchair, Maryam Samimi punched the air as the referee's whistle signaled her basketball team's win in an Afghan national tournament, a moment of joy in a country often unkind to those missing limbs.
In a dark alley in northwest London, a small group of people desperately searched for water. But it was too late — the zombies spotted them, and they ran for their lives.
Germany, 1989: Snow falls as an excited crowd breaks through the Wall and people tearfully embrace loved ones after decades of living apart.
A new museum in Canada's western prairies has amassed a unique collection of personal stories from genocide survivors, human rights defenders and others, and wants to share them.