When medical student Robert Snyder visited Rio de Janeiro last summer to do volunteer work, he learned the hard way that Birkenstock clogs are not a wise footwear choice.
In San Francisco, there's a lot of confidence. In Kansas City, which gets its first shot at the championship rings in nearly 30 years, the excitement is palpable.
Jeffrey Fowle was arrested in June for allegedly leaving a Bible in his North Korean hotel room. Americans Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae remain in custody.
Using math and imagination, a college professor creates a new kind of kippah.
It's well known that people are less eager to have children when the economy sours. And it looks like men got really serious about that during the Great Recession.
CNN called it a "presidential love triangle" at an Illinois polling location, but, really, the episode was just some good fun.
Pro-democracy street art inspired by sources ranging from Les Miserables to John Lennon fill an open-air museum of sorts that has cropped up in Hong Kong.
Christophe de Margerie, 63, and three other people died when his private plane collided with a snowplow at an airport in Moscow.