Cambodia's stunning genocide memorial
How can architecture help a nation cope with traumatic history? A Cambodian institute designed by Zaha Hadid attempts to find a new answer to the question.

The most amazing train stations
Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery.

Canada ups spending plans as PM says on track to balance budget
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, gearing up for an election next October and taking advantage of improving federal finances, announced C$5.8 billion ($5.1 billion) in new spending on Monday.

Pro-McConnell nonprofit hit with IRS complaint
A watchdog organization wants the IRS to investigate a nonprofit that spent millions backing Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Under-fire Ferguson cop just wed
Officer Darren Wilson recently married another member of the Ferguson Police Department, a source close to Wilson said.

Two US soldiers killed in Kabul bombing: officials

US soldiers climb a hillock during a patrol in Kush Kunar District, on April 7, 2013Two US Army soldiers were killed on Monday when their vehicle was struck by a homemade bomb in the Afghan capital Kabul, defense officials said. One of the troops was a non-commissioned officer and the second was an enlisted soldier, two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP. There were also civilian casualties in the assault but there were no further details available.

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa wins 2015 budget vote despite defections
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is facing a split in his ruling coalition ahead of a snap presidential poll on Jan. 8, won the final vote on the 2015 budget Monday with a strong majority.