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Go barefoot or go home: 15 best islands you've never heard of

Bali? Been there. Virgin Islands? Done that. Twice. While many well known islands inhabit prominent spots on the average bucket list, there's another group of outposts that only the truly island-savvy know about.

Andy Murray headed to 2nd straight Wimbledon final; Will face Djokovic

Great Britian's Andy Murray is advancing to his second straight Wimbledon final. Murray defeated Jerzy Janowicz 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, Thursday in London in the men's singles semi-finals.

Egypt's security forces move against Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's top prosecutor opened an investigation Thursday into claims that Mohamed Morsy and top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood incited violence and the killing of protesters, a day after the military ousted the country's first democra

Obama meets with Mandela's family in South Africa

U.S. President Barack Obama met Saturday with family members of ailing South African statesman Nelson Mandela and spoke by telephone with Mandela's wife as she maintains a vigil by his bedside.

Prince Charles Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life Prince Charles, heir apparent to the throne of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Personal: Birth date: November 14, 1948

Plane carrying Missoni fashion director found off Venezuela

Nearly six months after it went missing off Venezuela's coast, authorities have located the small plane that was carrying Italian fashion boss Vittorio Missoni and five others, the country's Interior Ministry announced Thursday.

Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition; crowds gather outside hospital

Former South African President Nelson Mandela remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, a government spokesman said.

Queen Elizabeth II Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Asia's ideal beauty: Looking Caucasian

"Dr. Youn, my daughter is so ugly." A Korean mother in her 50s sits before me in the exam room, her teenage daughter next to her.

10 of the world's best meditation retreats

Adventure travel isn't always about riding waves and ascending heights -- sometimes it's about heading inside, to explore the realm of our inner worlds.