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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Protesters demand resignation of S. Korean President

Amid cold and snow, demonstrators filed into the streets of Seoul over the growing scandal that has engulfed her presidency and plunged the nation's...

A long life despite so many assassination attempts

He lived much of his long life in the spotlight -- and much of it in the crosshairs -- surviving a half century of...

Former Cuban leader dies, state media report

At the end, an elderly and infirm Castro was a whisper of the Marxist firebrand whose iron will and passionate determination bent the arc...

A revolutionary life

Former Cuban leader Fidel CastroFidel Castro exhales cigar smoke during a March 1985 interview at his presidential palace in Havana, Cuba. Castro...

Mexico's Popocatepetl spews ash miles into the air

Recently active volcanoesThe Turrialba volcano spews smoke and ash on Friday, May 20, in Cartago, Costa Rica. Experts say it is the strongest...

J.K. Rowling sends 7-year-old Aleppo fan Harry Potter books

Bana, a young Syrian girl with nearly 100,000 followers on Twitter, says she likes to read, "to forget the war." She regularly posts videos...

Israel wildfires: Haifa residents back home

Israeli authorities have warned that any fires deliberately set will be regarded as terrorism.By Friday, 12 people had been detained in connection to the...

Stephen Port, serial killer who drugged gay men, jailed for life

Stephen Port, 41, from London, was convicted of killing Anthony Walgate, 23, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth, 21, and Jack Taylor, 25, over a 15-month...

At least 31 killed in train collision in Iran

Story highlightsCrash happened in Semnan province in northern Iran, east of TehranIt's not clear what caused the crashFlames blazed and black smoke poured from...

Brazilian jungle hides arresting art

On a September night in the Brazilian countryside, a chorus of low voices floated through the palm trees, followed by a dozen or so...

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