Beyonce surprised the world by releasing her new album on iTunes without pre-promotion.
Catalonia plans vote on independence despite opposition from Spain.
Protests continue despite reports of Ukrainian president's intent to sign EU deal.
India's Supreme Court overturns 2009 ruling, making homosexual relationships unlawful.
Obama is caught taking a selfie with foreign dignitaries at Mandela's memorial service.
As the temperature plummets, rescue workers raced against the clock to find missing people.
Yingluck Shinawatra's move follows weeks of protests.
A super-species cockroach withstands winter weather in New York.
The death toll from Europe's severe storm reaches 10.
Storm leaves thousands of residents in the Midwest without power.