How the world lives, works and plays.
He loved walking in Kingston, Jamaica. But in the US, it put him in danger.
When Garnette Cadogan moved from Kingston to New Orleans, he realized walking in the streets in the US was completely different from doing it in Jamaica.
Here's a little history behind your Fourth of July sausages
Throughout history, encased meat has been a human staple.
Young Puerto Ricans bucking the flow: Heading home to rebuild their island
More than 10,000 Puerto Ricans are emigrating each month, among them doctors, engineers and other professionals. A small crop are heading in the opposite direction.
Residents in Brazil's notorious City of God are 'scared to death' of US shootings
“We should pray to God to help American society so that this stops happening,” says a favela resident, in a country with almost seven times more homicides per capita than the US.
The Seine is muddy and trash is piling up, but Paris is making the best of the Euro 2016 soccer tour
Between the trash and the flood damage, Paris is not quite its usual glamorous self as this major sporting event begins.
Never waste a good waste crisis: Beirut's trash woes give birth to recycling
Household recycling was virtually unknown in Lebanon until Beirut's trash crisis began last year. One activist saw an opportunity for people to think differently about waste.
Japanese 'naked restaurant' to ban overweight diners
"If you are more than 15 kilos (33 pounds) above the average weight for your height, we ask you refrain from making a reservation."
Tehran's city council wants to name a street after Muhammad Ali
The greatest of all time is also beloved in Iran.
How the rich and famous remain rich and famous in Florence, Italy
The richest families in Florence have kept their grip on wealth — and presumably the prestige and power that accompanies it — for 600 years.
Vancouver's former Olympic Village is now home to urban beavers
It was once the home to thousands of the world's greatest athletes. Now Vancouver's Olympic Village hosts a couple of sophisticated beavers who have their own Twitter account.
It took this man 10 years to realize he was living in a synagogue
Jihad Al-Mohammed moved to Sidon in southern Lebanon in 1990. He didn't notice that the abandoned building he moved into had Hebrew letters on the wall.
Call this number and a Swede will answer, any Swede
Nearly 160,000 people have called the number to be connected with a random Swede. Why?
You can live on this picturesque farm by the sea for $1.50 a year
One caveat: Must love sheep.
Why Mexico City's bad air can't be ignored — or easily fixed
The Mexican capital worked hard to shed its image as one of the world's most polluted cities. Are those efforts now backsliding?
Russia is literally giving away land for free
President Vladimir Putin signed a law this month granting 2.5 acres of land in its Far East territory to any Russian who wants it. What's the catch?
Four Cuban Americans are spending their own money to send others to Cuba
The Miami-area professionals modeled their program after Birthright Israel, which offers free trips for young Jews to learn about Israeli culture and connect with other Jews.
What life looks like in Canada's 'Tehranto,' where 100,000 Iranians live
In 2009, photographer Javad Parsa was forced to leave his native Iran. Now he documents the lives of Iranians living in Canada.
In one of the deadliest countries in the world, there's one business thriving — the coffin industry
As El Salvador faces a record wave of murders, the coffin-making business in the little town of Jucuapa is booming.
Novelist Ayelet Waldman is sending writers to the West Bank to document the occupation
Israeli-born writer Ayelet Waldman tried to put Israel out of her mind for 20 years. Now she and her husband are bringing writers to the region to write about what they see.
Employers in the UK are offering paid 'paw-ternity' leave for new pet owners
Some companies in the UK are trying out the idea of giving their employees paid time off when they adopt a new pet.
33 rescued lions flown from Peru to S. Africa
More than 30 lions rescued from abuse in Peruvian and Colombian circuses were flown Friday to South Africa, in what campaigners called the largest-ever airlift of big cats.
Grownups in Thailand are 'adopting' life-like baby dolls and taking them everywhere
It's become popular in Thailand lately for adults, mostly women, to collect life-like dolls that they treat like their own children.
Here's what Nepal's 2015 quake zone looks like today
Photographer Sonia Narang visited people who lost their homes, livelihoods or access to basic needs in the disaster.
A feisty 12-year-old shows us what life in Nepal is like after the earthquake
This 12-year-old lost her home in Nepal's 2015 earthquake but she has managed to stay in school. Now she just needs the other kids to stop taunting her for being homeless.
I went to North Korea to run the Pyongyang Marathon. Here's what it was like
Rule No. 1: Finish in four hours or be shut out of the stadium.
Don't let Antarctica's size fool you. It's melting faster than ever.
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is the size of Europe and a mile thick. And it's melting faster than we thought, with big effects on the level of the world's seas.
Why a Holocaust survivor's violin has taken on a life of its own
When Joseph Feingold traded a carton of cigarettes for a violin at a flea market in Germany after World War II, he couldn't have imagined what the instrument would become.
The Boston Marathon tradition of Ethiopian excellence keeps these teens running
“I want to see Ethiopians win, but I also want to see a good race from everyone," says Esu Alemseged.
Tired of watching the grass grow? Norwegians watch the tide change
US-NORWAY-SLOWTV:Tired of watching the grass grow? Norwegians watch the tide change
Inside Rio's high school 'Occupy' movement
Struggling Rio de Janeiro state had to lay off security guards, making it easier for these high-schoolers to take over and demand a better education system.
A 1915 novel is now the blueprint for a real-life feminist utopia
Charlotte Perkins Gilman published her novella "Herland" 100 years ago. Now a group of pioneers want to make her feminist commune fantasy a reality.