Webcam studio owners say the business is legal. Anti-sex-trafficking groups say the Andrew Tate case tells a different story.
Romanians took to the streets for a sixth day of protests even though the government scrapped its controversial decree to shield many politicians from prosecution for corruption.
China's getting serious about smoking — so serious it's banning smoking in schools. And it's imposing new restrictions as well. Meanwhile, in Austria, a former police officer is being compared to Robin Hood after he stole but said he planned to give it to the poor. Plus Denmark and Sweden consider a ban on circumcisions, in today's Global Scan.
A former Norwegian minister nominates Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize. India's highest court maintains the country's ban on gay sex. And an Iranian teacher stands up for a stricken student who is bullied. All that and more, in today's Global Scan
The US government shutdown has journalists working overtime to come up with the best headlines and most interesting writing about, essentially, what isn't happening. Examples of that, as well as an amazing video of a massive Spanish cathedral's construction, in today's Global Scan.
The capitals of Hungary and Romania are confused so often one Romanian candy company has taken it upon itself to educate the world about the difference. It has Romania's capital stamped into each bar.
You may have caught actor Kevin Costner accepting an Emmy for lead actor in a mini-series. That series, "Hatfields & McCoys," based on one of the most famous blood feuds in American history, wasn't filmed in West Virginia or Kentucky, but in Transylvania.
The Roma in Romania have long been called Tigan or Gypsy. Now, the country has made Roma the official term and hopes to reduce stereotypes and discrimination.