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The high court says the country's national anthem should not be a "business tool."
For a couple of days in a trendy London neighborhood, customers can book a bed and order a traditional Swedish morning meal at a pop-up IKEA.
The Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiaba (shown here in June 2014) cost $215 mil...
Another lavish $215 million arena built for last year's event is now a homeless shelter. Touted as one of the best World Cups in history on the pitch, it's left a hangover of waste and mismanagement.
Tom Brady's agent, Don Yee, delivered a lengthy statement in response to the quarterback's suspension, calling it 'ridiculous.' He also said that the NFL investigation into deflategate was unfair.
After the White House announced Saudi Arabia's king would meet this week with President Obama in Washington, D.C., Saudi Arabia announced the king would send other Saudi leaders instead.
The once dominant TV show American Idol will end after this coming season.