Part 1 – China adoption diary: The Belsie family begins their journey to adopt their second daughter from China with a 12-hour, 7,000-mile flight over the pole and down through Siberia to Beijing.
In a reversal, many Brazilians who left the country are coming back amid a strong economy and sense of expectation. In Rio, some are inspired, others disappointed.
Barbie protest reaches new heights as activists rappel down Mattel headquarters to unfurl banner. Behind the Barbie protest: Greenpeace claims that the doll's packaging is made from Indonesian rain forests.
The US is calling for renegade former President Laurent Gbagbo to step down, while relief organizations report a massacre of hundreds in one western town.
The Tour de France, which ends Sunday, offers $2.6 million in prizes. Beyond battling for the yellow jersey, racers can collect points (think: Super Mario) for smaller awards.
As Haiti relief efforts roll on, a group called Cinema Under the Stars aims to give Haitians something to be proud of by showing Haitian films to those made homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake.
The Haiti government, concerned about child trafficking, has stalled adoptions of orphans in the wake of the earthquake.
Two weeks after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, relief workers are shifting from emergency aid to a second wave of challenges, such as providing safer, cleaner shelter for the more than 1 million people left homeless.