- Hiker: Trail record holder missed out camaraderie Updated: Sep-12-15 3:21 pm
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - Hikers on the Appalachian Trail say an ultramarathoner who set the speed record for completing the trail - and then got into trouble for his celebration atop of Maine's Mt. Katahdin - missed out on the camaraderie of others on the trail with his rapid, 46-day journey.
- North Korean kids join Russian class to promote friendship Updated: Sep-11-15 3:46 pm
KHABAROVSK, Russia - Inside a fourth-grade classroom in Russia's Far East, there is something unusual among the standard collection of posters, books and backpacks: Portraits of two former North Korean leaders hang side-by-side with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Italy's ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin Updated: Sep-11-15 10:04 am
MOSCOW - Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday came to Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support for his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin.