What do you do after you've danced on treadmills and filmed with huge contraptions to create viral hits? Bust out a drone and some unicycles and make another one. That's what Chicago band OK Go did, and the results are stunning.
On college campuses in Turkey, masked, stick-wielding students have clashed with leftist activists over banners criticizing ISIS and Turkey's seeming indifference to the fight that's raging in nearby Syria. Many say the conflicts are reminiscent of the country's violent past.
Most Americans, even doctors and medical professionals, seem reluctant to talk about death and dying. But now some authors and filmmakers are trying make death an acceptable topic of conversation — and people aren't just open but even happy to talk.
"Do They Know It's Christmas?" raised millions of dollars to fight famine in Ethiopia in the 1980s. Now the song is coming back with a new group of stars and new lyrics to try and do the same for the Ebola epidemic.
One of Tunisia's presidential candidates is getting an unexpected rock star treatment: 87-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, a longtime politician who's built in the mold of Tunisia's first president and other old-guarders. But some youth believe he's the only candidate who's serious about their concerns.
After Tunisians launched the first of the Arab Spring revolutions in 2011, it's local Islamist party, Ennahda, took power. Now Tunisians have elected a new secular party in voting over the weekend, but the victory may force the two to work together in a coalition government.
Ceci Bastida has made music in Mexico and the US, and her latest work is something of a heads-up to both. It focuses on the violence — gun violence, mass shootings — that are too common in both countries. But not all of her songs are quite that dark.
A new report from the European Leadership Network details a surge in incidents involving Russian planes and submarines, raising fears of a "new Cold War." And without better coordination, the risk of an unintended conflict could rise along with tensions.
The concept of child marriage is a completely foreign idea in the United States. Yet in many parts of the world, including South Asia and Africa, it’s as common as the idea of marriage itself. In countries such as, Niger, Chad and the Central African Republic, for example, more than two-thirds of girls were married off before their 18th birthday in 2007. That’s according to the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW).
Google has teamed up with two other organizations with the hope of fighting illegal fishing on the high seas. The digital mapping organization SkyTruth and marine advocacy group Oceana are pushing to create technologies that can help change the way we fish.
Iran and the US have one week to come up with a deal to control Iran’s nuclear programs in exchange for relaxed sanctions. Those restrictions have taken a major toll on Iran, and citizens of the country are primed for an agreement.
Before he achieved crossover fame on the 1960s TV show 'Hee Haw', musician Buck Owens helped pioneer a new kind of country music: the so-called Bakersfield sound.His Carnegie Hall concert was a milestone for Owens and for country music.