If you're not from the US, football and its traditions can be bewildering. To help their international students, many universities now offer a crash course in the rules, scoring and, of course, fight songs. Shannon Young reports from football-crazed Boulder, Colorado, that the classes aren't just to help international students understand football but American culture.
Record flooding in the Balkans is just the latest extreme rain event influenced by climate change. A leading climate researcher explains why we need to get ready for more.
Many around the world have mocked the inability of US government officials to cooperate and end the government shutdown. Those who aren't laughing include people from around the world whose visits to US national parks have been ruined.
Antarctica has long been considered a last redoubt of cold in a warming globe. But new science suggests that a key part is warming up fast. Sam Eaton reports the finding could cause scientists to rethink their sea level projections for later this century.
American Richard Adams passed away earlier this week, but his partner of 30-plus years, Tony Sullivan, his immigration status remains up the air.
The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan wants to boost tourism while keeping the number of visitors under control. So it requires tourists to spend a minimum of $200 per day. And as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Bhutan, the amount goes up next year.