Iceland, with a population of just 330,000, took on soccer royalty Monday and handed England a big loss in the Euro 2016 tournament. It would seem this marks Britain's second exit from European affairs in under a week.
All of Britain is on edge waiting to see what happens in the EU referendum on Thursday. Could "Brexit" really happen? And if so, what does it mean for an estimated 1.2 million British citizens currently living in other European countries?
No one expected the Yagisawa Shoten soy sauce company to come back after the 2011 tsunami, in which its inventory was washed away by 55-foot-high waves. But a good deed led to a discovery — and the soy sauce's return.
Like America, France has been hyperfocused on domestic terrorism after several attacks, including Friday's machete incident in Paris. And like the US government, rights groups say, French authorities have clamped down on liberties in the name of public safety.
World War I began in Europe 100 years ago this summer. That conflict is still hugely important to people there, and the war looms large in a lot of popular culture. Think Downton Abbey. Americans on the other hand, for the most part, couldn't care less. The World's history guy, Chris Woolf, explains the different takes.