Wed, Nov 28 2012 at 10:38 AM
The Santa Winter Games, held in Gällivare, Sweden, include a variety of events involving mechanical reindeer, porridge eating, karaoke and sack racing.
Tue, Nov 27 2012 at 10:02 AM
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie estimates that Sandy will cost the state $29.4 billion in damage and economic losses.
Mon, Nov 26 2012 at 11:55 AM
Michelle Obama receives this year's official White House Christmas Tree, which is a 19-foot-tall Fraser Fir from North Carolina.
Tue, Nov 20 2012 at 11:20 AM
After competing with thousands of people across the world for the chance to become a panda caretaker at the Chengdu Panda Research Base, this year's 3 'Pambassadors' are revealed.
Mon, Nov 19 2012 at 10:36 AM
The Olympic gymnast coaches the President on her meme-worthy expression during a visit to the White House with her teammates.
Fri, Nov 16 2012 at 11:15 AM
San Francisco Zoo staff celebrated the longevity of Pike and his 32-year-old roommate Ulu by dumping 10 tons of freshly blown snow and several fishy ice block treats into their habitat.
Thu, Nov 15 2012 at 11:55 AM
Kimchi, a traditional Korean dish of fermented vegetables and chili paste, is considered one of the world's healthiest foods because it is low in calories but high in vitamins, dietary fiber and probiotics that aid digestion.
Wed, Nov 14 2012 at 11:50 AM
An 'Acqua Alta' is the term used to describe the exceptionally high water levels that periodically inundate Veneto cities and towns along the Adriatic Sea between autumn and spring.
Tue, Nov 13 2012 at 5:10 PM
Viewable from a remote part of northern Australia and a large swath of open ocean, today's total solar eclipse is the first since 2010 and the last until 2015.
Tue, Nov 13 2012 at 10:40 AM
Tihar is the Nepalese equivalent of Diwali, an important 5-day festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs and Arya Samajists.