International adoption has fallen sharply under tougher scrutiny caused by issues like Haiti's post-quake orphan scandal as well as stricter global regulations.
Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Turns out, not every place in the world goes for this one-hour loss in a good night's sleep. Hint: Pasty northerners like it.
A Siberian tiger looks after her 6 newly born boys on June 1, 2009 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.
Vladimir Putin is looking to boost ties with India during his visit to New Delhi, with Russia announcing plans Friday to build India new fighter jets and nuclear reactors. Russia has failed to deliver before.
A bear cools off from intense summer heat with a frozen watermelon in Rio de Janeiro's city zoo on Friday.
A 40-year-old clip from Soviet TV of 'Mr. Trololo' man Eduard Khil has gone viral on YouTube. In an interview, the baritone singer says he doesn't understand why millions suddenly love him now.
A US Marines gunner is silhouetted against the sunset while securing the area around a broken vehicle in a convoy, which delivered supply to the remote Forward Operating Base Cafferata in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 8.
US human rights report reveals concern about China's clampdown on advocates for democracy and Internet access. New technology tools are 'useful to both oppressors and to those who struggle to expose the failure and the cowardice of the oppressors,' said Hillary Clinton.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera carries his granddaughter Esperanza after his inauguration in Vina del Mar, Chile, on March 11. During the President's inauguration, a series of strong aftershocks from last month's 8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Chile. Pinera immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami.