If you serve as a volunteer, you know that it can feel good to devote your time to assisting others in need. But do you ever feel that you’re performing a job that deserves a paycheck? Volunteers around the world weigh in.
Our Geo Quiz takes us to the site of the Underworld Cup of Hungary. The event attracts hundreds of mountain bikers who enjoy the thrill of racing through a maze of dark, narrow tunnels in an abandoned limestone mine on the outskirts of Hungary's capital.
Hungary's not a country you associate with coast lines. And for good reason. It's land-locked. But a new surf rock band is bringing a new type of sound to the country's culture -- and it's decidedly less dreary than usual.
Hungary this week detained the first senior communist party official accused of war crimes in crushing the 1956 uprising. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Veronika Gulyas of the Dow Jones news service, in Budapest.
Croatia becomes the latest country to officially shut its borders to refugees. For refugees sneaking into the country, there's a major risk: abandoned landmines leftover from the Balkan wars of independence.
The song "Gloomy Sunday" was written in 1933, in Hungary, and has been recorded by artists from Billie Holiday to Björk. Because of its subject matter, some artists have refused to record it. But a record label in Berlin asked musicians to record their versions — and the results are anything but gloomy.
In Sunday's referendum, almost all Hungarian voters rejected EU quotas for resettling refugees across the 28-nation bloc. But little more than 40 percent actually voted — well below the threshold needed for the referendum to be valid. And some who did vote spoiled their ballot in protest.