Latvian couples have tied the knot in the air on Valentine's Day hoping to set a world record in the number of simultaneous weddings in hot air balloons.
This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya.
Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin's residence.
Australia's former prime minister and two other politicians were gifted designer watches by a Chinese businessman -- but initially kept them only because they thought the 40,000 Australian dollar (US$28,000) timepieces were fake, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.
Since his appearance in the classic novel "Journey to the West" (西遊記) by Wu Cheng-en in the 16th century, Sun Wukong (孫悟空) has become undoubtedly the most famous monkey in China.
The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia.
The Sedivackuv Long, one of the toughest dog sled races in Europe, has been cut short by warm weather.