While the fate of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics hangs in the balance due to the coronavirus pandemic, here's a look at other cities that have succeeded in creating structures that have stood the test of time and continue to be as awe-inspiring and groundbreaking as the games themselves.
From a camel library service in Kenya to book-carrying-robots in Sydney, these unique libraries keep the magic of reading alive.
From space-age designs to murals, artists and architects have transformed subways, metros and tube stations into contemplative and artistic spaces. These 10 underground stations around the world will have you thinking you're riding through an art museum.
Fans may be lamenting the end of the 'Star Wars' series, but they can still visit these film locations and space-themed destinations.
From spectacular meteor showers to rare eclipses, these are the best times to plan a stargazing vacation spent under the night sky.
Despite the dangers, tourists continue to flock to these volatile places for incredible views and to take a peek at Mother Nature's temperamental hotspots.
One of New York's most storied landmarks, the Chelsea was once home to such cultural icons as Arthur Miller, Jackson Pollock, Janis Joplin, Patti Smith and Andy Warhol.
Books have always had the ability to transport readers, whisking them away to faraway lands. Cozy up and plot your next getaway at these unique bookstores around the world.
On the next sunny day, forget the stuffy museums and take a stroll through these open-air galleries.
After a unanimous vote in support of a resolution on women in peace and security on Tuesday in the UN Security Council, the US Mission to the UN released a press statement saying, "we cannot accept references to 'sexual and reproductive health.'"
A drop in tourism has thinned the crowds, but locals assert the city is safer than you would think.
Protestors clashed with police during an illegal protest on Sunday, where protesters vandalizing pro-China businesses were met with tear gas and water cannons.
Although the vote today takes place in the British House of Commons, it could have ramifications of key issues concerning the White House and average Americans.
Protests began October 11 as students jumped turnstiles and clashed with police in mass fare evasion to protest fare hikes.
At least 25,000 teachers went on strike on Thursday, demanding better pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff.
Venezuela narrowly beat out Costa Rica for a seat on the U.N. council, just a month after the same body launched an investigation into human rights violations in the country.
"I do not think you need an amendment to the Constitution. I think the question is do you need congressional action or can the executive act on their own," Ken Cuccinelli said during a breakfast event hosted by Christian Science Monitor.
Protests have reached the second day after Catalan politicians and activists received between nine and 13 years for sedition and misuse of public funds related to the 2017 independence referendum.
Californians continue to be in the dark as second wave of power shutoffs are institute by Pacific Gas & Electric due to high fire risk conditions.
Nearly 700 have been arrested in protests in the Ecuadorian capital as President Lenin Moreno tries to quell the violence.
Health professionals and advocates of vaccination used Twitter to share their stories of vaccinating themselves and others.
Between 19 and 21 people have been killed and hundreds injured as protesters clash with Iraqi security forces over calls for more job opportunities, an end to corruption and better access to social services.
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced Sunday that the UK government is considering making vaccinations mandatory for school children.
"Some firefighters will work their whole career and never see a fire half this big."
In a vote on Friday, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to investigate Venezuela for human right violations under President Nicolás Maduro's rule.