Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
Voters in Mexico will elect a new president Sunday amid a long-lasting drug war that continues to plague the country with fear and violence. Despite protests from a growing student movement, polls show that Enrique Pena Nieto remains in front.
A group of singing grandmas from a remote village are to represent Russia in the Eurovision contest. Jessica Golloher brings us the music of the Buranovo Grannies.
An internal report from the NYPD leaked this week to the Associated Press confirmed that for the past 10 years the NYPD has been conducting surveillance on Muslim student organizations across the Northeast United States. The report paints a surprising portrait of just how far the NYPD's intelligence division went in monitoring American Muslims for terrorist activity.
There is a political battle in Canada over a proposed pipeline that would go west from Alberta through a remote wilderness area to an isolated stretch of coast in British Columbia.
Many of the products sold at Victoria's Secret are said to contain 'fair-trade' cotton. But a new report from Bloomberg News found that that cotton is often planted and picked by children 13 and younger, who are forced to work like slaves.
A survey conducted in Victoria, British Columbia revealed that quality of community and environment played a very big part in determining the degree of happiness people felt.
The Geo Quiz wants you to find a really big strawberry in Australia.