1. Photos: What it’s like to have a pet bear

    Alexander Kharatokin, a homeless man and a watchman of a mooring, lives in a wooden hovel near the river. Under the permission of his employer, Kharatokin adopted the orphan bear that was found this spring.

  2. Wondering what Japan’s black burger tastes like? Read this:    

  5. Nicole Kidman’s father dies in Singapore

    The father of Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has died in Singapore and police said on Friday they were investigating his “unnatural death”.

    Read more: http://on-msn.com/X7HIzk

  9. Acid victims’ photo shoot draws attention in India

    The joy and confidence these women display defy the horrific stories they tell.

    Full story: http://on-msn.com/1oz43w0v

  10. Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

    Myanmar’s first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday.

    Read more: http://on-msn.com/1sR1lG0

  11. 'The audacity of taupe': Obama suit creates sartorial stir

    The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama’s impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective press corps seized on something more immediately visible: his tan suit.

    Read more: http://on-msn.com/1wNM6UC

  13. Massachusetts is having a little fun with highway signs lately. Here’s what else the state is broadcasting.


  14. "It is our hope in the wake of Robin’s tragic passing, that others will find the strength to seek the care and support they need to treat whatever battles they are facing so they may feel less afraid."
    — Susan Schneider, Robin Williams’ wife, when breaking the news that her husband was suffering from Parkinson’s disease