Actor Ben Affleck, the founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates appeal to Congress for continued diplomatic and financial assistance in impoverished nations. Credit to Reuters.
Buti, a baby orangutan who was left malnourished in a chicken cage before his rescue, takes his first steps after months of painful physical therapy. Mana Rabiee reports. Credit to Reuters.
A growing trend of doggy day care brings calm to pets and owners in Brazil's busy metropolis Sao Paulo. Gavino Garay reports. Credit to Reuters.
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Zayn Malik quits One Direction, Jon Hamm reportedly sought treatment for alcohol abuse, and Chita Rivera goes back to Broadway. Bob Mezan reports. Credit to Reuters.
Krystian Herba, a 33-year-old PE teacher from Poland, cycles up 3,139 steps in the Taipei 101 tower on his mountain bike. Credit to Reuters.
Angelina Jolie has her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to avoid the risk of cancer. Paul Chapman reports. Credit to Reuters.
The Candy Factory in North Hollywood pours hundreds of pounds worth of melted chocolate into a kiddie pool, in hopes of making the world's largest peanut butter cup. Vanessa Johnston reports. Credit to Reuters.
'Insurgent' tops the weekend box office with $54 million, but its opening will likely fall just short of the numbers put up a year ago by the first film in the 'Divergent' series. Pavithra George reports. Credit to Reuters.
Scores of friends and family help Indian students cheat in state exams, viewed as make-or-break tests that could transform the lives of millions growing up in poverty. Yiming Woo reports. Credit to Reuters.
A nine-year-old Bolivian child prodigy, who also happens to be blind, captivates crowds during a performance at the World Bank in Washington D.C. Credit to Reuters.
The Midland Police Department's bomb squad recently assisted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the disposal of approximately 20,000 pounds of seized fireworks in Texas. Credit to 'Midland Police Department'.
Researchers have discovered a link between circadian rhythms and Angelman syndrome, a genetic disorder which inhibits brain development leaving its victims unable to speak while suffering from seizures and sleep problems. The link between the biological clock and Angelman's could prove to be a powerful tool in the search for treatments and a possible cure for the disease. Its discovery was made in part by a mother who has sacrificed everything in order to try and help her son. Ben Gruber has more. Credit to Reuters.
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Kanye West to perform at the Glastonbury Festival, Richard Attenborough is remembered, and Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart promote "Get Hard." Bob Mezan reports. Credit to Reuters.
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama shows off her disco skills on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and tells the host what she looks forward to most in life after the White House. Credit to Reuters.
Celebrities take to social media over spat between British singer Elton John and Italian fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Rollo Ross reports. Credit to Reuters.
Downtown Miami has been converted into a race track. Cement blocks, fencing and grandstands are all in place for the first electric car race ever held on U.S. soil. Credit to Reuters.
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including new "Star Wars" films get release dates, the Duchess of Cambridge visits "Downton Abbey," and director Richard Glatzer dies at 63. Bob Mezan reports. Credit to Reuters.
Video of 95-year-old Charles Eugster busting 200 meter sprint record for his age group goes viral. Jeanne Yurman reports. Credit to Reuters.
Helicopters whizzing down the Tiber at night, high speed car chases through the centre of Rome. It can only mean one thing - filming of the next James Bond movie, Spectre. Credit to Reuters.
U.S. and Canadian spring breakers hit Mexico's popular Cancun in spite of crime-related travel warnings issued by their governments. Mana Rabiee reports. Credit to Reuters.
A jury decides that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams plagiarized Marvin Gaye on their hit song, "Blurred Lines." Phil Furey reports. Credit to Reuters.
Archaeologists start excavating around 3,000 skeletons and Roman artifacts from London's new Liverpool Street Crossrail station. Tara Cleary reports. Credit to Reuters.
Madonna unveils her renegade and romantic sides in her new album "Rebel Heart." John Russell reports. Credit to Reuters.
Bill Cosby releases his first video message to fans since sexual assault allegations. John Russell reports. Credit to Reuters.
R-rated films make dull debuts at the box office, following a series of strong contenders like "Fifty Shades of Grey." Gavino Garay reports. Credit to Reuters.