Sunday, August 9, 2015
The names Hatfield and McCoy are synonymous with feuding in the U.S., etched in American history for their famous deadly fights. So it was an unlikely sight when descendants of both clans worked side by side to help archaeologists unearth artifacts from one of the bloodiest sites in the feud.
A cement bust of America's most-wanted whistleblower Edward Snowden, once famously confiscated by police, returned to public display in New York on Friday to kick off a street art festival.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Anna Oxereok grew up eating walrus in the western Alaska village of Wales. Today it's such a rare treat she can't bring herself to part with the plastic bag of meat in her freezer.
Swords and battle axes drawn, shields up, combatants thrust and parry in a stunning recreation of Viking battles at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba in Canada's midwest.
Friday, August 7, 2015
In a city crammed with neon-lit tech stores, smartphone vendors and high-end camera shops, a digital backlash is mounting as young Hong Kongers seek out an old-fashioned analogue experience.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Compared to some of his neighbors, Jimmy Bellefleur is not doing badly. The electrician has turned abandoned government office space into a one-room home for his wife and their two daughters.
A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside luxury yachts while hundreds of onlookers tried to capture the moment with smartphones.
A tiny French village in Paris's leafy western suburbs is ringed by scores of wild wallabies, who now thrive in a nearby forest a world away from their native Australia.
Monday, August 3, 2015
A spate of thefts targeting the bright red post boxes that have been a feature of Britain's street corners since the 19th century have forced the postal service to fight back -- with an arsenal of hi-tech tools.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Traveling at speeds of up to 390 kilometers per hour, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.