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Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Work starts this week on Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will usurp Dubai's Burj Khalifa as world's tallest
South Korean ferry captain's actions under review

South Korean ferry captain's actions under review

Investigators are looking into whether the ship was off course when it ran into trouble
Man paddles Europe to Florida in a kayak

Man paddles Europe to Florida in a kayak

After five months and 5,000 miles, Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
World's best pizza not in Italy

World's best pizza not in Italy

Perbacco! An Australian chef takes top honors at the Pizza World Championships in Italy
US Airways apologizes for tweeting porn image

US Airways apologizes for tweeting porn image

It's not the first corporate Twitter blunder, but it might be one of the most obscene
iReport: Costa Rica's colorful wildlife

iReport: Costa Rica's colorful wildlife

"Vida pura" -- pure life -- is how photographer Eric Rossicci describes Costa Rica after capturing its jungle creatures
Gallery: World's biggest water fight

Gallery: World's biggest water fight

New year celebrations are now underway across Thailand. But along with the watery revelry come deadly roads
Modern day wonder: Israel's hotspot for migratory birds

Modern day wonder: Israel's hotspot for migratory birds

The Sea of Gallilee, where Christ reputedly walked on water, is today home to another miracle of sorts
Cruise ship passengers sickened on luxury liners

Cruise ship passengers sickened on luxury liners

Three outbreaks of illness affecting more than 100 people each involving two cruise liners have been reported in the last two weeks
Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

A tsunami warning was lifted following a 7.6-magnitude quiake near Solomon Islands Sunday morning
Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

Hong Kong in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

In "Legography," Louis Vuitton-toting shoppers, a Big Yellow Duck and other Hong Kong scenes are recreated in toy form
Kayakers in Mexico make rare fish sighting

Kayakers in Mexico make rare fish sighting

Ever seen an oarfish? Probably not. But these lucky vacationers got close to this big fish