"This is really setting a trend towards an international movement where 20, 30 years ago the notion that same-sex couples could marry seemed crazy in a lot of places,'' says BuzzFeed's J. Lester Fader.
One of the largest living elephants was killed by poachers recently, a blow to Kenyans who had come to greatly respect the elephant for his cunning, in addition to his stature. That and more in today's Global Scan.
SungWoo Lee is a baseball superfan from Seoul, South Korea. He travelled to Kansas City this year to see his favorite team, the Royals, play and he may have brought a little magic with him. So now he's on his way back for the World Series.
Every year in South Korea, high school seniors are faced with the biggest challenge of their young lives — college entrance exams. Teens are told their whole futures depend on how well they score, and the entire country works to accommodate the stressed out test takers.