If English is the language of world commerce, Brazil hasn't gotten the memo -- only a small fraction of its 200 million people have a basic proficiency. Fluency is also rare for other languages such as German, French and even Spanish, despite Brazil being bordered by seven Spanish-speaking countries.
A mountain goat in Alaska jumped into the ocean to get away from crowds snapping its picture, and the animal drowned when it couldn't get back to land because of the crush of people on shore.
It's easy to see the appeal of "Pokemon Go."
This photo, released by the Hualien Forest Administration of the Forestry Bureau on Tuesday, July 19, shows a spot along the Wanli River where a landslide lake was located.
Yahoo's latest earnings report leaves no doubt the internet company is stuck in a downward spiral.
SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
Whether it's joy, political passion or grief, for many Lebanese, there's only one way to show it: by lifting a gun and firing off rounds into the air.
There's bad news for the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), an iconic marine animal frequently spotted in Philippine waters and known locally as "butanding."
The skin of a chameleon changes along with its physical and emotional state. The male, as shown in the photo, displays a special pattern to attract females, Taipei Zoo officials said on Monday, July 18.
A model walks down the runway during the Lybethras swimwear show in Miami Beach, Florida, Sunday, July 17.