A panda bus runs in Asakusa district in Tokyo, Japan, on Nov. 25. The bus, named Ning Ning, is operated by Asakusa Hanayashiki amusement park.
Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods officially divorced Monday. 'We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future,' Woods and Elin Nordegren said in a joint statement released by their lawyers.
President Barack Obama walks to greet people on the tarmac as he arrives at Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Bourne, Mass., Aug. 18, 2011, en route to a family vacation on Martha's Vineyard.
Obama is feeling pressure to take his shirt off and show the world that the Gulf Coast is safe for swimming after the April 20 BP oil spill.
Eight hours marinating in lime or lemon juice is the 'cooking' part of ceviche, a versatile seafish dish that each Latin American country puts its own spin on.
Oil is more likely to keep moving east because of the so-called loop current, NOAA officials said in a report issued Friday. The likelihood of the Gulf oil spill soon hitting the Keys and the southeastern coast of Florida is 80 percent, according to the officials.
The Gulf oil spill has killed local wildlife not only with oil but also in cleanup efforts. It may have changed the behavior of some animals, too. But its hard for scientists to draw a direct link.
Marketing a lumber plantation in Panama, one company uses certified carbon offset claims as a green lure.
Fernando Ramirez fries green plantains in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The bananalike fruit are peeled, cut up, and fried, then flattened and fried again till crisp.
Laura Chinchilla won Costa Rica's presidential election in a landslide victory Sunday that is eliciting cheers from women across Central America.