Pope Francis began the first full day of his landmark visit to Cuba on Sunday with an outdoor Mass at Revolution Plaza, attended by President Raúl Castro and other leaders.
By Andrew Mach
Beer drinkers from around the world converged in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, to raise a stein to the start of the 182nd Oktoberfest.
By Larisa Epatko
A record number of migrants have risked crossing the Mediterranean Sea this year to escape conflict in their home countries, facing uncertainty but relative safety in Europe.
California's Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Lake and Napa counties Sunday, as a rapidly growing wildfire blazed a path of destruction.
By Larisa Epatko
Revelers at the annual Burning Man arts festival taking place this week in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada have two main modes to get around – by foot or by bike.
Residents and visitors of New Orleans, surrounded by the sound of church bells and jazz music, marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday, remembering victims of the storm and celebrating the region's resiliency.
More than 5,000 migrants crossed into Serbia on Sunday en route to western Europe, as Greece ferried more refugees from overcrowded islands to its mainland.
Presidential hopefuls flocked to the Iowa State Fair over the weekend in hopes of connecting with voters by shaking hands, posing for selfies and and scoring $7 grilled pork chops on a stick.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The official death toll from the inferno and massive explosions that devastated a container port in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin has climbed to 104 on Saturday.
The people of Singapore celebrated 50 years of independence on Sunday, haling its growth from a poor colonial port in a poverty-stricken region to a wealthy metropolis with unrivaled economic success.
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