Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Face taut, muscles bulging, his rigid body suspended horizontally in the air on a pole, Bakr al-Makadmeh's "street workout" showcases the urban bodybuilding making ripples in Gaza.
Monday, August 17, 2015
With their narrow head and long legs, greyhounds are one of the fastest dog breeds on earth, making them the preferred choice of hunters in Spain to catch rabbits and hares.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Couples from across the world have gathered in Times Square, New York City Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of a famous kiss celebrating the end of World War II.
Who needs nine lives? Corduroy the cat seems to be getting the most out of this one, having recently turned a record-setting 26 years old -- or approximately 120 "cat years."
Authorities in Alaska want to talk to a man, in complete bear costume -- head and all -- who harassed a mother bear and two cubs trying to feed on pink salmon in an Alaska river, Monday.
A zoo in the state of Ohio will take two cubs of a grizzly bear that was euthanized after it killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina.
After decades of rising exports, producers of Catalan cava are brimming with confidence and have their eyes set on taking on the "king" of sparkling wine -- French champagne.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
This 500-year-old city smells of fresh paint and varnish. Residents stroll along a recently completed harbor promenade under gleaming new streetlights, enjoying sea breezes while relaxing on newly installed metal benches.
At just 26, Fatou's skin is marbled from layer on layer of whitening cream. Some even call her a "salamander" woman after the little reptile with light spots and translucent skin.