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No Surprise: Beijing's Pick Lam Chosen as Hong Kong's Leader

No Surprise: Beijing's Pick Lam Chosen as Hong Kong's Leader

By Kelvin Chan | Mar 26
The candidate favored by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's new leader on Sunday.

Wave Of Corruption Protests Sweeps Russia; Navalny Arrested

Wave Of Corruption Protests Sweeps Russia; Navalny Arrested

By Howard Amos and Jim Heintz | Mar 26
Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, part of a wave of demonstrations taking place throughout the country.

Fighting Famine

Fighting Famine

Mar 25
In South Sudan, 5M people don't know where their next meal is coming from and, of them, 100,000 are starving and face death. If not for humanitarian efforts, millions could die.

Canada Pulls Vehicle License Plate Deemed Offensive

Canada Pulls Vehicle License Plate Deemed Offensive

Mar 25
A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper.

Religious TV Station in Senegal Accidentally Airs Porn

Religious TV Station in Senegal Accidentally Airs Porn

Mar 25
An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming.

How to Measure a Happy Nation

How to Measure a Happy Nation

Mar 24
In 2016 Denmark was named the Happiest Country on Earth, thanks to its residents' emphasis on work-life balance, healthcare, education, and a homegrown quality known as "hygge."

Travelers in Dismay as Latest Attack Puts London on Terror List

Travelers in Dismay as Latest Attack Puts London on Terror List

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 24
As yet another destination is hit by terror, travelers are sighing with dismay and thinking carefully about personal safety, even while saying the latest attack won't keep them home.

Watch: James Corden Felt a 'Long Way From Home' Amid London Attack

Watch: James Corden Felt a 'Long Way From Home' Amid London Attack

Mar 23
James Corden has taken a moment to pay respects to his native London following a deadly attack there.

Buenos Aires Renames Subway Station Honoring LGBT Activist

Buenos Aires Renames Subway Station Honoring LGBT Activist

By EDGE | Mar 23
This week marked the opening of the newly inaugurated Carlos J√°uregui subway station in Buenos Aires - the first station in the world to be named after an LGBTQ activist or AIDS advocate.

IS Group Claims Responsibility for London Car, Knife Attack

IS Group Claims Responsibility for London Car, Knife Attack

By Jill Lawless | Mar 23
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds of Parliament.

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