A Brazilian man makes his boyhood dream a reality by completely gutting his home and making it into a skate park dream house that today serves as a cultural centre. Credit to Reuters.
Animal rights activists are asking a New York judge to free chimps used as research subjects at a state university, arguing that they are "persons." Credit to Reuters.
Veteran rockers The Rolling Stones kick off a stadium tour of the United States in San Diego. Credit to Reuters.
An eight-week old hippopotamus ventures into the deep waters of San Diego Zoo's pool with the guidance of her mother, attracting the attention of curious visitors. Credit to Reuters.
First Chinese cuisine Hello Kitty-themed restaurant opens in Hong Kong with fans queuing to sample a meal. Credit to Reuters.
Sweden's Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow receives a hero's welcome in his home town. Credit to Reuters.
U.S. talk show legend David Letterman hosts his final show after 33 years on late night television. Julie Noce reports. Credit to Reuters.
The New York Times has published a selection of leaked emails, showing Hillary Clinton's private correspondence related to the 2012 Benghazi attacks. Jillian Kitchener reports. Credit to Reuters.
Colombian police save a dog from flood waters in a dramatic rescue, then perform CPR to resuscitate it. Credit to Reuters.
Australian native Vance Joy, who is set to open Taylor Swift's '1989' concerts during the North American leg of her tour, talks about his collaboration with the American diva. Credit to Reuters.
'Black Swan' actress Natalie Portman premiered her feature film debut, 'A Tale of Love and Darkness' in Cannes about the childhood of Israeli intellectual Amos Oz. Credit to Reuters.
The director of 'Mad Max: Fury Road', George Miller, describes how the film's huge stunts and set-pieces made him anxious. Credit to Reuters.
Blues legend B.B. King, known to have inspired a long list of musicians with his resonant singing voice and fluttering left-hand vibrato, has died at age 89. Jillian Kitchener reports. Credit to Reuters.
The Simpsons' Springfield arrives in Hollywood with the opening of an amusement park dedicated to the popular animated television programme. Credit to Reuters.
Actor Johnny Depp's dogs face destruction by Australian authorities after entering the country without quarantine. Paul Chapman reports. Credit to Reuters.
Caught in the act! An attempted theft by a rather unusual culprit - a hungry harbor seal - is all captured on security camera. Gavino Garay reports. Credit to Reuters.
"American Idol" announces it is ending after season 15 on Fox. Bob Mezan reports. Credit to Reuters.
A Picasso oil painting gets $179 million at a Christie's auction in New York. Julie Noce reports. Credit to Reuters.
NASA astronaut Terry W. Virts captured stunning footage from the International Space Station of a massive lightning near Indonesia on May 10th, 2015. Credit to Terry W. Virts/Vine.
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" rules the North American box office for a second weekend, while Reese Witherspoon's newly-released "Hot Pursuit" flops. Vanessa Johnston reports. Credit to Reuters.
Hoax or reality? You decide, as UFO specialists present previously unseen 1947 Roswell UFO crash photos in Mexico City, claiming the images prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. Sharon Reich reports. Credit to Reuters.
Visitors to Japan's Higashiyama Zoo watch on as zoo keepers attempt to stop 'Martin' the bear escaping from his enclosure. Credit to Reuters.
A UK construction firm is selling straw-insulated homes, which engineers at the University of Bath who developed the idea say offer vastly reduced energy bills to customers, as well as encapsulating CO2 and utilising unused wheat by-product. Matthew Stock reports. Credit to Reuters.
Extremely rare pink diamond and a remarkable ruby are expected to set new records at Sotheby's auction in Geneva. Sharon Reich reports. Credit to Reuters.
SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon 2 capsule from a Cape Canaveral pad at 9am ET on May 6th, 2015. During the launch, crews managed to successfully test the capsule's crucial abort system. It is expected that the spacecraft will take astronauts to the International Space Station starting in 2017. Credit to 'NASA' and 'SpaceX'.