Mark Byrnes

Associated Press

Why People Are Posing as Corpses in Ukrainian Supermarkets

In hopes of furthering a boycott of Russian goods, protesters are starting flash mobs to raise awareness.

Traveling an Earthquake-Damaged Highway by Foot

After last week's earthquake, residents of Iquique, Chile, traveled by foot to reach tsunami-proof higher land.

Associated Press

The Future of Chicago's Most Infamous Public Housing Project

The Chicago Housing Authority has unveiled its redevelopment plan for Cabrini-Green.

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What Richmond Looked Like After Confederate Troops Set it on Fire

In the final days of the Civil War, fleeing southern troops burnt the city to the ground.

Reuters

Even McDonald's Has Left Crimea

Citing "manufacturing reasons," the fast food chain announced it has closed its three locations on the peninsula.

Richard Renaldi

What Happens When Total Strangers Are Asked to Touch

An introvert's nightmare.

40 Years of Chicago's Rising Inequality, in One GIF

A strikingly easy-to-process tale of two cities.

Reuters

A Day in the Life of the Most Unusual Building in Caracas

The unfinished corporate skyscraper has been a squat for thousands of locals since 2007.

Reuters

3 Years After Fukushima, a Handful of Refugees Finally Return Home

A district inside the city of Tamura is letting people back in for the first time since 2011.

Associated Press

Driving in Saudi Arabia as a Woman

Though not officially illegal, women aren't allowed behind the wheel. A handful of protesters are trying to change that.

NoRobFord

'If Elected, I Promise I Will Just Get Publicly Drunk'

But this 'candidate' for Toronto mayor says he won't threaten to kill anyone! In a city run by Rob Ford, that's progress.

Inside London's First Cat Cafe

The $8.50 cover charge hasn't stopped feline-lovers from flocking to Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium.

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South Africa's Risk-Loving Train Surfers

A stunning short film finds out why young men in the city of Kathlehong jump on moving rail cars despite the obvious, and potentially fatal, danger.

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How to Sell Poor, Inner-City Families on a Life in the Suburbs

This innovative Baltimore program moved thousands of residents to middle class neighborhoods. Most stayed.

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Madrid's Mayor Wants to Ban City Center Protests

Ana Botella says demonstrations like the ones over the weekend are a detriment to the city's image.

Reuters

Rio's Relentless Beach Pollution

Nearly 70 percent of the city's sewage spills, untreated, into the Atlantic Ocean and Guanabara Bay.

Reuters

Baseball Is Coming Back to Montreal, for a Weekend

The much-maligned Olympic Stadium will host two exhibition games, but don't expect the city to get a new team.

Reuters

How Qatar's World Cup Could End Up Killing 4,000 Migrant Workers

A new report estimates thousands more could die constructing venues for the 2022 event.

Reuters

On the Set in Nollywood

One photographer's behind-the-scenes look inside this gigantic, high-volume film industry.