How the world lives, works and plays.
How to cancel a World Cup
In theory, it should be an easy thing to do.
10 transgender icons around the world who should be as famous as Caitlyn Jenner
All over the planet and in all sorts of fields, transgender women and men have earned their places in the limelight.
'Lion Park' where an American was mauled to death has a controversial past
From cub-petting to 'canned hunting.'
This could be the first cat species to disappear in 2,000 years
The world's most endangered cat numbers less than 500. But it might be finally making a comeback.
Australian state lists koala as 'vulnerable'
Australia's Queensland state says urban expansion, car accidents and dog attacks are threatening the koala.
South Africans are mad at FIFA for ruining their proud World Cup moment
Mandela 'must be turning in his grave' over the FIFA scandal tarnishing the country's 2010 legacy, said one.
Here's what FIFA's corporate partners are saying about the scandal
Coca-Cola, Visa, Adidas, etc. — care to comment?
United States welcomed as liberators by soccer fans around the world
Carjackings are on the rise again in South Africa
While some drivers are abandoned unharmed, others are kidnapped, raped and murdered.
This street performer in Cape Town is basically the Mozart of animal sounds
With more than 26 percent of South Africans unemployed, William Kafta feeds his family by singing bird songs.
And the latest place to ban Uber is ... Italy
The San Francisco-based company has 15 weeks to comply with the ruling.
Australia agrees to reconsider 'sexist tampon tax'
The move comes after a campaign by a university student rallied nearly 100,000 supporters in branding the levy sexist.
Here's what minimum wage looks like around the world
Los Angeles voted to increase its minimum wage from $9 to $15 by 2020. Not bad, by global standards.
Australia sent Singapore these horrifying puppets for their 50th friendship anniversary
Australia was first country to recognize Singapore's sovereignty in 1965.
Porn or pop? Ugandan singer on trial for music video
Jemimah Kansiime could spend 10 years in jail thanks to a new law that critics say so loosely defines pornography it encourages public attacks on women wearing skimpy clothes.
This little white horse is helping Javanese learn to read
One million people in Central Java are illiterate. So every little bit helps.
Vienna's new traffic signals are beacons of LGBT solidarity
Austria's capital city is getting ready to host Eurovision. And it's rolling out the welcome mat for gay visitors.
Watch this wild boar on an insane Mother's Day mall rampage in Hong Kong
She got a lot done in four hours.
Watch how Paris celebrated V-E day in 1945
Can you imagine being this happy?
Explorers say Captain Kidd's pirate treasure found off Madagascar
But UN officials express concerns about the treasure hunters methods.
This is what happens when a Thai soap opera star gets engaged to a super-rich business heir
Things rich people do.
Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in prison for hit-and-run
US-INDIA-BOLLYWOOD:Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in prison for hit-and-run
These are some of the incredible rescues made after Nepal's devastating earthquake
Some survivors were found because NASA radar technology detected their heart beats.
US cigar makers brace for a Cuban invasion
As relations with Cuba thaw, the American premium cigar market —worth an estimated $2.6 billion — may be up for grabs.
Cambodia’s prime minister is refusing to pay a $5,000 bet he made on the Pacquiao fight
Because it was fixed.
Princess Charlotte's birth certificate proves royals do paperwork just like us — sort of
It's hard to fit royal titles on government forms.
Mexicans are baffled that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight opened with Mexico's national anthem
Boxer Floyd Mayweather is American and his opponent Manny Pacquiao is Filipino. So why did the Mexican national anthem open their big match in Vegas?
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana might never meet a hedgehog
The West European hedgehog, Britain’s only spiny mammal, is heading toward extinction.
Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Britain's new princess
Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter in honor of her late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
Malaysians really don't care what the country's morality police have to say about rock concerts
The agency has taken a lot of ridicule for its 'suggestions' about how Malaysians should behave at concerts.
Filipino fans devastated after Pacquiao loses to Mayweather in hyped boxing match
Mayweather's signature defense trumped Pacquiao's signature attack.