| Jun 26, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, festival-goers gather ahead of this weekend's Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm in Somerset, southwest England. Bangkok, Thailand: Taitan, a male Shih Tzu from Thailand, yawns while being...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business.
Buttons and zippers, candy and dried squid, fabric, plastic tarpaulins, men's suits and cigarettes.
"I sold just about everything,"...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Something tastes … different these days at Epcot.
The bulk of the beverage lineup at the theme park's Club Cool has been overhauled, bringing in seven new tastes from far-flung ends of Earth. It's located on the edge of Future World, and with its...
| May 5, 2013
MAE WANG, Thailand — As we sat together on a long, narrow raft of bamboo, Alexa Pham dipped her hand into the quickly moving river. "It's the really simple things," she said with a long breath, "that make it beautiful here in Mae Wang."
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Working as a night-life photographer had its perks, but Matthew Karsten was tired of life in South Florida. Looking at a friend's pictures from a trip through Southeast Asia, Karsten yearned for a bigger world. So he set out to discover it.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Huy Fong Foods Sriracha has become a condiment king over the last 30 years, and Illinois filmmaker Griffin Hammond wants to make sure everyone knows why.
Hammond, 28, is making a 30-minute short documentary devoted to the fiery sauce and Huy Fong...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Sure, not everyone wants to celebrate Valentine's Day. It's not so hard to sit it out.
But imagine if you and your sweetheart worked together in the Valentine's Day industry, catering to romance but, come dinnertime on Feb. 14, never able to...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:12 PM
There’s no other destination on the planet quite like the islands off the coast of eastern Asia — where a vast natural landscape and pristine marine life offer ideal year-round outdoor activities like hiking, biking and diving. Taiwan and...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Interior designer Frances Merrill steps inside Phukaw, a new import shop chock-full of traditional Thai home goods, apparel and vintage textiles. It's one of those inexplicable Hollywood Boulevard juxtapositions — authentic design from Thailand's...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Apr 3, 2013
There are noodle soups and there is pho, Vietnam's richly complex gift to the world.
Pho (say: fuh) may prompt wisecracks and punny tee shirts, judging by those we saw at Ho Chi Minh City's Ben Thanh Market during a recent trip. But in Vietnam and at...