The German town of Wuppertal is home to a unique suspension railway that dates back to 1901. The Schwebebahn is still operational today, 114 years later.
Despite the surrender of a possible accomplice, the two main suspects remain at large.
It is easy to express solidarity with murdered cartoonists, but it is difficult to live as bravely as they did.
The Charlie Hebdo massacre represents a direct attack on perhaps the most crucial Western ideal.
Terrorists and dictators have long used violence to blackmail democratic governments. Now they're doing the same against magazines and movie studios.
The continued massive growth of connected mobile devices is shaping not only how we communicate with each other, but how we look, behave, and experience the world around us.
The French magazine demonstrated a long-standing refusal to give in to critics and threats.
A dozen people were killed after gunmen opened fire at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical publication that has been targeted before.
Guatemala's former strongman Efraín Ríos Montt gets another day in court.
Every year, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, the city of Harbin hosts the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, featuring massive ice and snow sculptures. At night, the sculptures are colorfully illuminated and visitors can climb and play on some of them.
Evidence suggests that the Islamic State's power has been declining for months.
The policies of American universities often encourage extreme test-preparation strategies and distort the high school experience of many Chinese applicants.
Collecting out-of-context banalities (and the occasional profundity) can help make a line move.
Afghanistan joins a long list of countries that have urged their people to adopt surnames.
The Islamic State is hoping to establish its legitimacy by making its own money, budgets, and welfare system.
A week ago the car ferry Norman Atlantic had just left a Greek port with 487 passengers, and 12 crew aboard, bound for Southern Italy, when a fire broke out on the car deck Eventually, more than 400 people were rescued, most in daring, nighttime helicopter sorties.
Welcome to a world where it's impossible to tell the difference between random hackers and governments.
President Obama's punishment allows him to fulfill his promise to respond to the Sony hack, but probably won't have much effect on the country.
Despite a major economic slump and the renewed threat of a Greek exit, Lithuania transitioned to the euro on Thursday.
A refugee's plea: "We're heading toward the Italian coast and we have no one to steer."