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    Deadly clashes in Egypt (12 photos)

    Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left 13 people dead and dozens injured. Another two people died when an explosive device they were planting under a…

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    President Obama’s trip to India (19 photos)

    Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in…

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  • Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa

    “We’re not going to win votes … unless we can lay out a hopeful optimistic message,” paired with specific policy ideas that voters believe “can actually happen,” Bush said. “Hope and a positive agenda wins out over an angry reaction, every day of the week. And the message should be about what the…

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  • Surfers caught inside monster wave while seeking thrills in Hawaii

    Big-wave surfers chase extreme thrills at Peʻahi, a Hawaiian hotspot known for massive waves.

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    Photos of the day - January 24, 2015 (28 photos)

    Indian artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays his creation, an image of U.S. President Barack Obama carved on a duck's egg shell in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, the peleton rides past a roadsign warning of kangaroos during the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under in Australia and the gold mask of…

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    Ghosts of Auschwitz (19 photos)

    Ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp will take place on January 27, with some 300 former Auschwitz prisoners taking part in the commemoration event. The Germans built the Auschwitz camp in 1940 as a place of incarceration for the Poles. From 1942, it became the…

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    Thousands rally in Yemen capital (30 photos)

    Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa Saturday in the biggest protest yet against a Shiite militia takeover of the capital that has plunged the country into turmoil. The demonstration came as regions in the formerly independent south stepped up their defiance after the Shiite…

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  • Oklahoma police release video of cop fatally shooting armed, fleeing man (Graphic video)

    Police in Muskogee, Okla., released video footage of the controversial police shooting that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man last week.

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    Historical images of New York City Subway (62 photos)

    The first subway line in New York City opened about 35 years after the first elevated train line in NYC, October 27, 1904. The subway lines opened in 1904 were owned and run by privately owned companies. They also started some elevated train lines in Brooklyn. In 1913 New York City built and…

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    Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83 (25 photos)

    Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, the pioneering and famously affable slugger hailed by the team for which he played 19 seasons as "the greatest Cub in franchise history," has died at age 83, the club said in a statement on Friday. A shortstop and first baseman renowned as "Mr. Cub" and "Mr.…

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  • Prepare to feel lazy: This man runs on a treadmill while drumming Metallica song

    So, you made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, and you have already given up on it? This is an all-too-familiar story. We found a video that might just give you the motivational boost you need.

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  • TED Talk speaker reveals secret about identity she kept hidden for 16 years

    Morgana Bailey revealed something deeply personal about herself during a TED Talk in London. The American human resources professional came out of the closet after hiding her secret for 16 years.

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    Photos of the day - January 23, 2015 (25 photos)

    Indian soldiers march down Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard, during full dress rehearsal ahead of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi; Junko Ishido, mother of Kenji Goto, a Japanese journalist being held captive by Islamic State militants along with another Japanese citizen, speaks during a news…

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  • Up-close encounter with beautiful yet vulnerable whale sharks captured on video

    A Filipino man shot magnificent footage while swimming with whale sharks on a vacation with friends at a Cebu resort.

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    Apartment evictions in Madrid, Spain (47 photos)

    As a prolonged recession continues in Spain, jobless workers, unable to afford to pay rent are evicted from their apartments. The state company sold rent-controlled apartments to private investor groups who now demand their eviction. The City Hall Housing and Land Company (EMVS) a state company…

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    Funeral for Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (17 photos)

    Leaders and mourners attend the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia January 23, 2015. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including…

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  • Australian motorist saved from top of car in flooded causeway

    A 54-year-old Australian man says he accidentally rolled into a flooded causeway while he was waiting for the high water to recede.

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    Smog in China (36 photos)

    The skies of China's notoriously smog-filled cities saw a marginal improvement last year, according to figures released by Greenpeace Thursday, but pollution remained far above national and international standards. China's cities are often hit by heavy pollution, blamed on coal-burning by power…

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