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.
A massive wild fire that started last Wednesday in Northern California grew quickly to 60,000 acres Monday, according to California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website. So far, it’s only 12 percent contained.
Manhattan's concrete jungle was briefly taken over by a menagerie of real wildlife on Saturday night, as giant projections of endangered animals were ceremoniously splashed across the Empire State Building.
See photos from around the world of Friday's blue moon, the second of two full moons appearing in the same calendar month.
By Cathy Zhao
The three-day celebration of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a holy fasting month.
Typhoon Chan-hom, packing winds of up to 110 miles per hour, hit the southeast coast of China in Zhejiang province Saturday morning, forcing more than a million people to evacuate coastal cities.
On Saturday, Serena Williams beat Spain's Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in the women's singles final of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships in London, netting the tennis great another "Serena Slam."…
By Andrew Mach
There's a new top dog in town. In a gut-wrenching upset, Matt "Megatoad" Stonie defeated eight-time reigning hot-dog eating champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut the 2015 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held every Fourth of July on Coney Island in…
Following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay couples married across the country as LGBTQ pride celebrations took place around the globe this weekend.
By Cathy Zhao
As pride parades continue throughout the month of June, the official LGBT Pride Month in the United States, cities across the globe are joining in with events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
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