Athletes from around the world are competing at this week’s World Dwarf Games in the U.S.
Central America is on track to have one of its worst years ever for the painful, sometimes fatal disease of dengue.
Vinyl record collectors are flocking to New York City’s Lincoln Center for a sale of albums that were donated to the New York Public Library.
The president of the tiny West African of Benin is dissolving his government in a surprise move without giving a reason.
A 1,500-year-old, 100-ton fungus gets its due this week with northern Michigan’s annual Humungus Fungus Fest.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Officials from the Pew Charitable Trusts and one of famed underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau’s grandsons were in Bermuda on Thursday calling for the creation of the Atlantic’s biggest marine reserve.
The ambitious “Blue Halo”
There are vicious fights, stunning beauties and surprises around every corner. Yes, it’s reality TV but with a lot more depth — as much as 10,000 feet.
Chinese scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a new bird flu strain is sometimes able to spread from person to person.
A moderate earthquake has shaken southern Mexico, rocking buildings in the capital of Mexico City and sending some frightened people into the streets.
An exhibition on the career of David Bowie will make its only U.S. stop at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art next year.
International auction house Christie’s will appraise some pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts collection.
Women are preparing to rock this year’s Lollapalooza music festival.
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla has approved a package of incentives aimed at bringing more cruise ship passengers to the U.S. island territory.
Argentina has put cameras in commuter train cabins that captured drivers reading books, talking on cellphones and even sleeping when they should have been focused on the rails.
A Greek court has convicted nine officers and shipping company officials of negligence in the sinking of a cruise ship off the resort island of Santorini more than six years ago.