A video that has become popular on YouTube shows a tourist getting a member of the Queen's Guard to smile. The guards are usually stoic.
The City Council of Birmingham, England, has been promoting a wedding fair on its website. But the event is taking place in Birmingham, Alabama. This wasn't the first time for the misunderstanding.
Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk takes his case to the United Nations on Thursday, as he tries to build support for his country in its territorial conflict with Russia.
Around the world, many of us start our day with a drug derived from a natural insecticide: caffeine. Murray Carpenter tells the tale in Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts and Hooks Us.
Student-led protesters are clashing with the security forces over a range of grievances that include inflation, joblessness, food shortages and high crime. Both sides appear to be digging in.
Each day people consume a drug derived from a natural insecticide. That drug is caffeine. David Greene talks to Murray Carpenter, author of Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts and Hooks Us.
Stanley Fischer, President Obama's choice to be the Federal Reserve's vice chairman, is on Capitol Hill Thursday for a confirmation hearing .
Since then it's transformed daily life. To look back at how far the web has evolved and where it may be headed in the next 25 years, Renee Montagne talks to Kevin Kelly, a founder of Wired magazine.
Student-led protester complain about high crime, joblessness and shortages of basic goods. The government claims it's an illegal attempt to overthrow a democratically elected leader.
President Obama is asking the Labor Department to update the rules governing overtime. The goal is to require millions of additional workers to be paid overtime — an idea business opposes.
In an effort to stay relevant, the dictionary is being updated for the first time in nearly a decade.
Foreclosures are at a seven-year low nationwide. In California, however, the number of notices of default, which is the first step in the foreclosure process, jumped.
The nutrition supplement company has been under attack by billionaire investor William Ackman, who's been pressing regulators to look into the way Herbalife operates.
Yahoo is trying to boost search traffic with reviews of businesses from Yelp — in hopes that some of its popularity will rub off.
UNICEF says more than 10,000 children have been killed in the ongoing conflict, and 2.8 million are not in school. David Greene talks to UNICEF's Juliette Touma, who's based in Amman, Jordan.
He was on assignment for Men's Journal for a story about an explorer who's walking the length of the Nile. Power was walking with him and it's thought he succumbed to heatstroke and exhaustion.
Colorado's Senate race is heating up with the entry of a well-regarded Republican challenger. Colorado is also the model for Democratic voter mobilization efforts in battleground states nationwide.
One couple has survived many political changes over their 47-year marriage, but the current political crisis in Ukraine is dividing them too.
Democrats and Republicans generally agree that Congress needs to approve an aid package quickly. But it's proven harder than expected for everyone to agree on what should be in that aid package.
In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.