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The next visitors to blow Cubans’ minds: The Rolling Stones
‘It’s going to be an explosion, emotionally.’
Why India’s minister of women thinks we need to accept marital rape
'The concept of marital rape, as understood internationally, cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context.'
Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age
Scientists are worried that means fundamental changes in marine life are on their way.
Surfing the wave that goes on for hundreds of miles
It's a super long river wave — but watch out for the piranhas, snakes and other jungle creatures.
Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue
It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dust
If these Syrian kids’ drawings don’t move you, what will?
This conflict has starved millions of young minds, and that must stop now.
What if everyone had extremely long nose hairs?
A new WildAid video wants us to consider that question alongside China's air pollution problem.
Women's Day has its roots in socialism. Maybe it's time to go back to them
More than 100 years after the first International Women's Day, one thing hasn't changed: The world has a long way to go.
Vegan cheese is coming to a store near you
People who dropped dairy started missing 'funky, smelly, stinky cheeses,' so they made some out of nuts.
'Unfair and lovely': South Asian women dare to be dark
After years of artificially whitening their skin, more and more women are embracing their natural shades.
Mateo Kingman makes hip-hop from his roots in the Ecuadorean Amazon
Straight outta Ecuador.
Why Latin American leftists would love a President Trump
'What would most suit Latin America is that Trump wins, because his discourse is so dumb, so basic, that it will provoke a reaction,' Ecuador's president said.
Here’s one country where you can’t go see ‘Spotlight’
It won two Oscars, but it will not be in the theaters here.
Hong Kong residents say China's invading their TV sets
The city's autonomy from Beijing is more threatened than ever, some residents say. Just look at what's on TV.
China bans 'weird' architecture; goodbye, penis skyscrapers
New urban planning guidelines call for 'aesthetically pleasing' buildings, and no more gated communities.
Why the 'Cecil effect' is bad news
Zimbabwe's largest wildlife area has a lion problem — and not the kind you usually hear about.
The 2016 World Press Photo winners — in pictures
The topics range from the war in Syria to the illegal ivory trade in many parts of Africa.
Polish film director Andrzej Zulawski dies at 75
Polish art-house film director Andrzej Zulawski died on Wednesday at the age of 75 after a long battle with cancer, his family said.
The story behind the Rwandan refugee camp that inspired Kanye’s Yeezy Season 3
Exploring a confusing connection between genocide and pop culture.
This has to be the catchiest dancehall tune ever about a mosquito-borne virus
'Shout out to pregnant ladies!'
Final parades start in Rio's morale-boosting carnival
Dancers -- some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes -- strutted into the final round of the Rio Carnival's samba championship Monday, capping a wild party that has helped Brazilians forget about Zika and other worries.
It's taken the French 25 years to get upset over 2,400 spelling changes
But now they are really mad.
Why many Chinese migrant workers won’t return from the New Year holiday
The world's biggest annual migration is getting smaller.
'French Oscar' nominations showcase diversity as Academy Awards face charges of racism
Nominations for the Cesar Awards are out. They're as diverse as the Academy Awards nominations are white.
David Cameron found out the hard way that Muslim women are not #TraditionallySubmissive
The British prime minister might want to update his views.
Why cow-loving India wants to keep bullfighting
Cows may be sacred to India's Hindu majority, but many are campaigning to allow a tradition that involves competing to 'tame' bulls by force.
Argentina, land of beef, might have to start importing steaks
'The government is very worried,' the vice president said.
After retaking key city, Syrian government in no mood to make concessions
Meanwhile, Syria talks set for Monday are certain to be delayed — in large part because no one can decide who will represent the opposition.
The world's most obese nation should probably blame mutton flaps
The Pacific island of Tonga is the most obese country in the world. One of the main causes is a cheap, fatty kind of meat imported from New Zealand.
Straight Outta Syria: Meet the young refugee rappers with a message
Some 200,000 Syrian refugee children remain out of school in Lebanon alone.
Two million Russians plunge into icy water to mark the Epiphany
Orthodox believers take part in this outdoor purification ritual each year.