Madagascar is home to the most endangered tortoise on the planet: The ploughshare. Collectors will pay tens of thousands of dollars on the black market for these rare animals. Conservationists have come up with an extreme solution: Desecrate the shell.
Take a look at 40 amazing sports photos from July 28 through August 3.
They are "les danseurs," the professional male ballet dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet. They are the epitome of strength, their bodies acting as machines of poetry with each and every point of their toes.
A definitive answer on whether a barnacle-encrusted plane part that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is part of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could come this week.
Torrential monsoon rains in the aftermath of cyclone Komen continue to cause flooding in India, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries, leaving hundreds dead and millions displaced.