Sunday, September 1, 2013
Pope Francis has broken protocol once again, appearing with a puzzled look on his face in a “selfie” photo taken with a group of teenagers visiting the Vatican.
When Charlie Annenberg adopted an abandoned golden retriever named Lucky, a new breed of philanthropy was born. Lucky was 4 in 2001 when he teamed up with Annenberg, scion to a wealthy family known for giving money away.
A shiver down the spine is one way of keeping cool during summer in Japan — traditionally viewed as a time when the spirit world makes its presence felt.
One of the homes of Irish whiskey is fighting an economic downturn by investing in art projects to brighten up derelict shops and houses — an approach it says is boosting tourist numbers.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Commuters fed up with traffic-clogged streets have a new option to get around the San Francisco Bay region: pedal power.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Facing a squished budget, the town hosting Spain's annual tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, on Wednesday is charging a fee for the first time.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
A bridge that torpedoed Dresden's World Heritage status because UNESCO deemed it a blot on the city's baroque landscape officially opened to traffic on Monday.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
A giant panda gave birth to a cub Friday at the U.S. National Zoo in Washington, raising hopes for a rare success after a series of false pregnancies, officials said.
The sounds of women singing to the strains of violins fill the clear air of Bulgaria's Rila mountains as 2,000 white-clad pilgrims move gracefully in a series of rhythmic meditation exercises.