Thursday, December 24, 2015
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Associated Press video game critics Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang's favorite titles of the year featured monster hunters, treasure hunters, guardian spirits and murder suspects:
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
More than 1,000 joggers dressed as Santa Claus wearing red suits, boots and long white beards ran through the streets of Stockholm for charity on Sunday.
Australian, Japanese and U.S. air force planes are dropping food and toys on remote atolls in the Pacific as part of the U.S. military's longest-running humanitarian relief mission.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
In her sweat-stained Santa suit and soggy cotton-ball beard, Carina Barbosa looked every inch the picture of tropical Christmas cheer -- at least until she leaned into the candy cane striped bars of her cell and peered wistfully out.
Friday, December 11, 2015
The International Space Station accepted its first U.S. shipment in more than half a year early Wednesday, receiving Christmas presents and much-needed groceries for the resident astronauts.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Japanese Buddhist monks strutted their stuff Wednesday in a contest highlighting skills in chanting sutras, giving funeral sermons and, surprisingly, loud karate chops.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Lavish meals loaded with booze have long been a mainstay of Chinese politics and business for centuries, but for many they are more a source of anxiety than joy.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Pope Francis opened a Holy Year dedicated to showing the church's merciful side on Tuesday amid unprecedented security aimed at thwarting the threat of a Paris-style attack at the Vatican.