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Rothschild speaking at the vigil Monday evening.

"50 are dead in this latest attack on peace, on religion, on innocence, on brotherhood, on civilization itself. Hate is a powerful emotion. But it can be defeated by societies that are committed to truth, reason, and love." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild Read more»

A WWI Memorial in Netherbury, England

Later this week, the world will mark 100 years since the assassination of an Austrian prince in the Bosnian city of Sarajevo dragged the great powers of the time into a conflict they called "the war to end all wars." Read more»

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Mexico has officially been invited to enter into discussions over an emerging free-trade pact after being left out of the initial dialogue. Read more»

Happy Feet, the emperor penguin who ended up in New Zealand after getting lost while swimming, was fitted with a transmitter and released into the ocean in August.

The young emperor penguin, Happy Feet, who showed up in New Zealand and quickly became an international celebrity might have been eaten alive after being released into the ocean in August. Read more»

Happy Feet at Peka Peka beach, New Zealand.

One of New Zealand's top surgeons volunteered to operate on the young penguin from Antarctica that appeared in the country last week and has since captivated the world. Read more»

This emperor penguin, nicknamed 'Happy Feet,' lost its way while swimming in Antarctica. It landed on a beach in New Zealand and now New Zealand businessman says he'll give Happy Feet a ride home in February.

As Happy Feet got treated at the zoo hospital, New Zealand investment adviser Gareth Morgan offered to take the penguin, who lost its way swimming and ended up on a New Zealand beach, by boat to Antarctica next February. (with video) Read more»

This young emperor penguin went swimming at its home in Antarctica, got lost, and ended up 2,000 miles away on a beach in New Zealand.

A young penguin apparently got lost while swimming near Antarctica and ended up 2,000 miles away on a New Zealand beach. Read more»

A trucker from New Zealand, Steven McCormack, said he blew up "like a balloon" after an air hose pumped air into his body at 100 pounds a square inch. Read more»

New Zealand Revenue Minister Peter Dunne defends his famous 'do.

In the United States, Donald Trump's mystifying combover is the subject of much speculation. In New Zealand, a government minister similarly mocked for having hair that resembles a 'dead possum' has come out swinging at his critics on YouTube. Read more»

Samoa will skip a day ahead when it switches to the west side of the international dateline, erasing Dec. 31 from this year. The move is meant to bolster economic relations with New Zealand and Australia.

The move will reverse a decision made 119 years ago to stay a day behind in order to facilitate trade with the United States, and will end Samoa’s claim to fame as the last place on Earth to see each day’s sunset. Read more»

If you tend to pack on a few pounds over the holidays, blame it on globalization. As the world has grown smaller, we’ve all grown larger — alarmingly so. Read more»

Cricketers have become some of the highest paid athletes in the world.

Last week the cricket teams from New Zealand and Sri Lanka played the first ever international cricket game on American soil. It was minor history in the making, albeit a bit perplexing to some Americans who witnessed it. Read more»

Fancy some guinea pig?

What may be considered wild in one part of the world might be a nice between-meals snack somewhere else. Read more»

Final Prototype 10 test flight at Martin

When James Bond escapes via jetpack in 1965's "Thunderball," we all wondered how soon we could have our own jetpack. Well, the time has come. Read more»

A tsunami warning was issued for the east coast of Australia after an earthquake near Chile. Said the photographer, 'I hadn't heard the warning when I took this picture - don't know about the surfer.'

TOKYO, Japan – Dozens of countries in the Pacific region spent an anxious 24 hours bracing for massive waves after Saturday’s magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile sent a tsunami coursing halfway around the world. Read more» 5