Keith Wheeler has been carrying a 12-foot cross around the world since 1985. He has traveled to more than 150 countries.
The death toll from Ebola in West Africa has now climbed to more than 2,800, with 5,800 cases confirmed as of Monday, the World Health Organization said.
From Gadhafi to Ahmadinejad, Bush to Chavez: look back at memorable moments from past UNGA sessions. Richard Roth reports.
Less than a week after a tightly controlled trial, a Chinese court Tuesday found a prominent Uyghur scholar guilty of "separatism" and sentenced him to life in prison, his lawyer said.
Just days after NASA's Mars orbiter reached the Red Planet, India's first mission could follow suit and make history Wednesday.
Malawi is in the midst of a population explosion. In 1966, the country boasted a meager four million citizens. Today, that number hovers around the 15 million mark and could reach 37 million by 2050.
A day out turned to tragedy Tuesday when a white tiger in a New Delhi zoo mauled a visitor to death, an official said.
U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama's announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the American efforts beyond targets in Iraq.
Rev. Victor King tells his congregation in Liberia not to hug when they see each other, and no one takes communion wine from the same chalice any more.
Three missing Afghan National Army soldiers who were training in Massachusetts are now in custody, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
At 33, Muhsin al Fadhli is already a veteran. A short and slight figure, he's traveled widely, been sentenced to prison in absentia and raised six-figure sums for his cause.
Electric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles.
Private parental disputes in Kenya are going online -- and viral.
Meet Curitiba's Bus Rapid Transit system, paving a new way for mobility with traditional means.
Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.
On a warm evening in Istanbul, a bar called Kooperatif announced its last call.
In the world of diving, this is as good as it gets.
Even during the harshest periods of the communist era, being Shanghainese had a special cachet in China.
Think your new tattoo is cool? Look at how our ancestors did it and think again.