How the world lives, works and plays.
Cameroon finds a way to celebrate World Mosquito Day
Malaria kills 2,000 people per year in this country of 23 million people. Virtually all of these deaths could be prevented by mosquito control and early treatment.
Why these young Nigerians aren't waiting for their government to help them
Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy but government corruption and incompetence make life 'impossible' for millions. Young people like Mr. Jobs are working to create possibilities.
Feast your eyes on the 29-course special at Latin America’s best restaurant (PHOTOS)
These pictures showcase some of the dozens of plates served in a colorful tasting menu at Lima’s Astrid y Gaston.
World Humanitarian Day: Remembering brave people and invisible victims
When almost a billion people go to bed hungry every night, being a humanitarian is not a choice, says Unni Krishnan, head of disaster preparedness and response for Plan International.
Why the Koreas matter to the pope
The Vatican sends a message to an embattled East Asian outpost.
Ebola patients in Liberia escape after an attack on their clinic
Youths waving clubs attacked an Ebola quarantine center in Monrovia, forcing 17 infected patients to flee.
60 Seconds on Earth: This man makes incredible art by squirting paint from his eyes (VIDEO)
Prepare yourself to watch him in action.
11 uplifting news stories you probably missed while following Gaza, Iraq, Ebola and Ferguson
When there's so much bad news, it's easy to miss the good.
23 images that show just how hard it is to treat Ebola
Health workers struggle to contain an outbreak.
Two of America's food giants commit to fighting climate change
Kellogg's and General Mills have made some industry-leading promises to reduce harmful greenhouse emissions. It's a start.
Doctors to Congress: Ebola will likely rage for a year or more
Experts believe the epidemic centered in West Africa is likely to kill many more people. Should the US have taken action sooner?
This dude in Australia plays amazing techno with just PVC pipes and flip-flops
Cancel your tickets for Blue Man Group and just go see this guy.
How Youngstown, Ohio became a poster child for post-industrial America (VIDEO)
Youth unemployment and 'underemployment' are major symptoms in a place that has lost the core of its economy.
This housewife may be Latin America's first legally prescribed marijuana patient
Chile’s health authorities are giving Cecilia Heyder special permission to use cannabis-derived drug Sativex to treat her cancer and lupus.
American nuns congregate as standoff with Vatican officials continues
Two years after the nuns were accused of "radical feminism" and assigned a male minder, will either side finally blink?
US Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars
Church leaders in the United States are backing fights across the Americas against gay equality, abortion and pornography.
These women are giving birth while fighting rages in eastern Ukraine
'We're doctors. We're not for one side or the other, we're for peace,' says the deputy director of a hospital in Donetsk.
In honor of World Lion Day, a list of their top 30 complaints
I am lion, hear me kvetch.
Africa’s to-do list for reducing chronic disease is long
Q&A with health researcher Tom Achoki: Better data on non-communicable diseases is needed most.
Duplicity’s Child: How British promises sowed the seeds of today’s Israel-Palestine bloodshed
Gaza and Jerusalem were promised to both the Arabs and the Jews. They're still fighting nearly a century later.
Did you know the world is close to landing on a comet? Here's why that's a really big deal
Rosetta, a European Space Agency spacecraft, is right now orbiting a distant comet. And that's amazing.
Europe has a puppy mafia problem
Open borders are creating canine refugees.
How the Ebola outbreak turned into a racism and responsibility debate
Should the experimental drugs that have been given to two Americans be sent to Liberia?
Watch how several dozen Aussie subway commuters managed to rescue this trapped passenger
See how much we could accomplish if we all worked together?
8 reasons we should all pay more attention to this crazy place
Bootleggers, human smugglers, problem priests and purported extremist funders? Something's rotten in this Paraguayan city — so, of course, we had to visit.
China denounces pet dogs as filthy imports from the West
Dog lovers fall prey to a 'ludicrous imitation ... of a Western lifestyle.'
Africa’s next big health challenge: non-communicable diseases
Though HIV/AIDS gets more attention, an increase in deaths from heart disease and diabetes threatens the continent's economic and social development.
Why Israel and the West need to change their approach to negotiating with Hamas
Analysis: Much of Hamas' leadership lives outside of Palestine, and an enduring ceasefire cannot happen without engaging those leaders.
This is the drug that may have cured two American Ebola patients
Are we close to defeating Ebola?
At MH17 site, experts tread carefully
Investigative work is finally underway, but finishing it won’t be easy.
American Ebola patient set to arrive in Atlanta
The private jet carrying two American aid workers infected with the disease will land in Georgia later today.