A Chinese man and his shadow decorate a Christmas tree in Beijing
A Chinese man and his shadow decorate a Christmas tree outside a club in Beijing December 24, 2011. China is increasingly adopting and celebrating many international, especially American, holidays and festivals. UPI/Stephen Shaver
A 4-year-old child died in her mother's Chicago home after a television tipped off a table and landed on her, the child's father said.
Britain tipped its hat to the blues Monday, declaring it the gloomiest day of the year amidst a still-sour economy.
Much of England remains under the threat of drought with bans looming on washing cars, watering gardens and filling swimming pools, officials said.
Firefighters put out a fire that may have started in a Christmas tree at a Gardena, Calif., mortuary, officials said.
The U.N. human rights leader Thursday urged Nigeria's political and religious leaders to be bold to try to end sectarian violence wracking the country.
Members of the Islamic sect Boko Haram could be responsible for crimes against humanity in Nigeria, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said.
A Scottish woman said her Connemara pony is "very happy" to be living in the downstairs part of her house.
A businesswoman has filed suit in New York accusing a disgraced Texas hand surgeon of infecting her with a sexually transmitted disease.
British growers of a very special crop -- so-called "forced" rhubarb -- say the country's unseasonably mild weather threatens their livelihood.
The chief executive of one of Britain's largest wine retailers said the economy did not stop Britons from splurging on high quality wines during the holidays.