The sons of two members of the first US team to scale Mount Qomolangma are hoping to climb the world's highest mountain, replicating their fathers' feat nearly half a century after the historic first US ascent.
A paratrooper with a parachute in the colours of the Colombian flag prepares to land.
There are sill problems that need to be addressed at a communal level 20 years after the Los Angeles riots.
The political corruption trial of former Presidential hopeful John Edwards began on Monday in a federal court in Greensboro, North Carolina.
A US trade panel on Monday rejected proposed duties on steel wire from China.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said Monday that he will return to Venezuela on Thursday following a round of cancer treatment in Cuba.
US astronaut Mark Kelly was in Beijing - his third trip to China - to deliver a speech to employees at Shaklee Corporation.
Fifteen people were killed and at least one seriously wounded in a suspected drug-related shootout on Friday in a bar in northern Mexico.
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have called for further efforts on inclusive growth and poverty reduction amid fragile global recovery.
A competition that was inspired by Japan's nuclear disaster.
Clamp on headphones, start up the iPhone app by the musical duo Bluebrain and walk into Central Park.
New York is teeming with Brazilian tourists, and many of them are snapping up their own pieces of Manhattan.