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    Endangered species projected on Empire State Building (23 photos)

    A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display. The "Projecting Change on the Empire State Building" initiative was designed to raise awareness about the plight of…

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    Photos of the day - August 2, 2015 (16 photos)

    Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island, a pilot stands near a burning Mi-28N from the Berkuty helicopter display team after a hard touchdown at the Dubrovichi range near Ryazan, Russia and U.S. Secretary…

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  • Report: Jared Fogle's alleged texts subpoenaed by FBI

    According to Business Insider, a series of lewd text messages allegedly sent by the former Subway spokesperson have reportedly been subpoenaed by the FBI.

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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2015 (28 photos)

    An elderly Syrian refugee woman looks out through the doorway of her tent while boiling water, at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, a competitor dives during the international waterfall jumping competition in the old town of Jajce, 250 kms west…

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    Wildfires rage across California (17 photos)

    Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground. Twenty-three large fires, many sparked by lightning strikes, were burning…

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  • The GOP debates explained

    Ahead of the first Republican primary debate next week, the number of GOP presidential hopefuls is at an astounding 17. It’s the most crowded Republican primary field ever. As a result, there’s been a lot of debate over the primary debates themselves.

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  • Stitched Fashion Camp: Where Childhood Fashion Dreams Come True

    STITCHED Fashion Camp is the brainchild of Rob Younkers, an adjunct professor of fashion design at Parsons in Manhattan. While he loved working with college students at Parsons, he wanted to get kids involved in fashion earlier.

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  • ‘Pied Piper of L.A.’ spotted rocking out in his car again

    The mysterious “Pied Piper of Los Angeles” has been spotted again!

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  • Iconic ‘Up’ house in Seattle will continue to stand

    The iconic “Up” house in Seattle will not be demolished after all.

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  • Florida faceoff: Clinton and Bush offer stark contrast in strategies

    One week before Jeb Bush jumps into the Republican free-for-all primary on a debate stage with nine other candidates, he faced off with the likely Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, as the two of them gave dueling speeches to the National Urban League.

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  • Gawker founder and CEO talks outing and Hulk Hogan’s sex tape

    In an interview with Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric, Gawker founder and CEO Nick Denton said, “The site will still annoy people, it will upset people, and it will particularly embarrass people who are in positions of power and people who have some things to be embarrassed about.”

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    Debris of plane found in Indian Ocean (17 photos)

    A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island and suspected to belong to missing flight MH370 arrived Saturday at a French laboratory for analysis. If confirmed as being from the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight, the discovery would mark the first breakthrough in a case that has…

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    Ebola virus facts (7 photos)

    Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%. It is one of the world’s most virulent diseases. The infection is transmitted by direct contact with the blood, body fluids and tissues of infected animals or…

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    Photos of the day - July 31, 2015 (31 photos)

    A Palestinian man looks out a house that was badly damaged from a suspected attack by Jewish extremists near the West Bank city of Nablus, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach waves up to retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming, promoting the candidacy of…

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    Man stabs revelers at Jerusalem gay pride parade (23 photos)

    Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the march and stabbed six people, Israeli police and witnesses said. Police said…

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    Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics (23 photos)

    Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing won the secret vote of the International Olympic Committee by 44-40, with one abstention. The vote was…

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    Public uproar after killing of beloved lion (27 photos)

    Wildlife officials accused American hunter Walter Palmer of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death. The killing has sparked social media outrage against Palmer in the United States. The…

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