Saturday, January 31, 2015
Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon on a record-setting journey across the Pacific Ocean entered the final leg of their trip Friday as they traveled along the California coast for an expected landing somewhere in Mexico.
Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl — a four-team playoff to promote the adoption of shelter animals.
A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and saying he was in an “extreme medical situation.”
A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog Humans of New York has raised more than US$1 million to send middle-school students from a high-poverty Brooklyn school on field trips to Harvard.
Friday, January 30, 2015
On a quiet street lined with 18th-century Georgian houses behind Westminster Abbey, Garry Usher winds the mechanical clock on the gas street lamp and gives the glass globe a polish.
Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead — literally.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal.
Friday, January 23, 2015
The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.