The number of hungry people in the world declined by about 200 million over the last 25 years, according to the United Nations’ annual hunger report. The report marks the end of the monitoring period for the Millennium Development Goals.
Pat Slimmer climbs into his street-legal UFO at the start of the Art Tougeau parade in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday. This year's parade is paired with the Lawrence Busker Festival. Lawrence mayor Jeremy Farmer proclaimed May 29-31 "The Official Weird Weekend."
Mary Jane Veloso, along with two members of the 'Bali Nine,' is scheduled to face death by firing squad in Indonesia. What was her crime, and is there still a chance for mercy amidst international outcry?