On the eve of World Cup 2010 in South Africa, thousands of fans clad in all colors converged for a concert in front of Cape Town City Hall, filling the air with the din of vuvuzelas and honking horns.
The World Cup 2010 opening ceremony starts at 2 pm EST. Here's what you can expect, with a preview video of Shakira performing the World Cup theme song 'Waka Waka.'
The World Cup schedule has been announced by event organizers in South Africa. There will be over 60 matches, beginning Friday, to determine the world's best soccer nation.
Despite a global recession, worldwide military spending increased in 2009 by its fastest pace since 2003, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Chad boosted spending by 663 percent. The US still has the biggest defense budget.
A bill in the House of Representatives would change the 14th amendment to the US Constitution that grants anyone who is born on US soil the right of American citizenship. Efforts to revoke birthright citizenship could make it the new flashpoint in the debate over immigration.
In a speech today to the US Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the new Arizona immigration law amounts to acceptance of racial profiling. He also called for an assault weapons ban.
See Better to Learn Better: Inexpensive, durable – but still 'cool' – glasses from Yves Behar help Mexican schoolchildren to focus.
In 'The City of Your Final Destination' a biographer pursues his subject to the steamy lands of Uruguay where he discovers an intricate tangle of family relations.
Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.
Marketing a lumber plantation in Panama, one company uses certified carbon offset claims as a green lure.