Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.
A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 28 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.
Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.
The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying.
For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honour of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.
Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing more than 100 metres of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.