Worldwide, the number of shark attacks has grown each decade, hitting 646 in the 2000s. That's because so many more people are beachgoers. But fatalities from shark bites are quickly dropping.
Satellite data of climate activity enable remote herders to obtain drought insurance.
News media from around the world have highlighted looting in the wake of the 8.8 Chile earthquake, but how bad is it really? Chileans say things are tense in some areas, but under control.
Ailing Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua returned home on Wednesday, but Vice President Goodluck Jonathan is still in charge, leaving Nigeria to wonder if and when the president will take the reins.
Led by Norwegian Olympic speed skating great Johann Olav Koss, Right to Play is at Vancouver 2010 recruiting athletes and educating the public about its international effort to give children in developing countries greater access to sports.
Nigeria President Umaru Yar'Adua returned to his country after nearly three months of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, but he is not yet well enough to lead. Vice President Goodluck Jonathan is still in charge – for now.
Two young cheetahs - about 16 to 18 months old - cheep to get food at the Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Center, a nonprofit organization where cheetahs are bred and rehabilitated.
Long a starting point for cocaine smuggling, Colombia has now become a major hub for human smuggling from Africa and Asia to the US via Mexico.
Former CEOs lead a pack of eco-philanthropists who are bankrolling parks to conserve pristine land and wildlife.