Mexico tops the charts in obesity increase, but the government is trying to control the bulging bellies.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting efforts to reduce greenhouse gases by states and provinces worldwide ahead of the Dec. 6 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen.
Mexico City's Garibaldi Plaza, long the home of live mariachi music, will soon be home to a museum, restaurants, and an agave garden.
Ice hung off a statue of a young boy and a frog at Water Works Park in Port Clinton, Ohio on Dec. 19.
While Wednesday's stand-off may have heightened safety concerns, it revealed little in the way of lax security practices.
Authorities are investigating the motives of at least five men detained Wednesday after all passengers and crew aboard an Aeromexico plane from Cancún to Mexico City were freed.
The cabinet shakeup could signal a hardening of the government's military stand against organized crime.
Foes of the Venezuelan president, who is on a world tour, are expected to congregate today around the world to protest his policies.