Greece has had a hard time dealing with austerity measures imposed by its European counterparts. But there's one mayor, the tattooed, foul-mouthed scion of a winemaking dynasty, who European leaders call a "beacon of hope" for the country.
A new soccer star is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy, and Mexican American fans there are excited for a change. How the arrival of Giovani Dos Santos could signal a new era for Major League Soccer in L.A.
In Nepal, the massive earthquake damaged hundreds of thousands of buildings, but it didn't knock them all down. So now the focus is building temporary shelter, mostly using whatever materials are on hand.
China is cracking down on human rights lawyers. Dozens of them have been detained by authorities in recent days, and exiled lawyer Teng Biao says it’s part of a wider offensive against Chinese civil society.