A half-century ago, the war in Vietnam was escalating, the space race was in full swing, the Rolling Stones were on a world tour, the bravery of those who marched to Selma led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and the St. Louis Arch was completed.
Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old leader of Zimbabwe announced he was resigning after a brutal 37-year reign, setting off wild celebrations across the country.
In the mountains of China’s Sichuan Province, a network of research centers and wildlife sanctuaries has been established to support native endangered species.
The eighth annual panoramic photo competition has just come to a close, and the winning images and honorable mentions have been announced.
The Ministry of Fun Santa School opens for the season in England, a red fox meets a stegosaurus in Siberia, Australians vote to allow same-sex marriage, and much more.