Japan's defense plans upset China
Japan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.
Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
Alas, poor Richard III, you ate too well
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.
Zambia's patron of the arts
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.
Coming face-to-face with sharks
Photographer Michael Muller is a man without fear. He swims among sharks without the protection of a cage to make studio-quality, intimate photos of these beautiful creatures. As scary as that might sound, the top predators are at the bottom of his list of concerns. He's usually far more concerned about all the gear he brings into the water.