Pope Benedict XVI is resigning, citing his advanced age. He is the first Pope to resign in six hundred years.
More on the war inside Syria.
A map from Slate.com reveals a surprising fact about which countries don’t require employers to offer paid sick leave.
And for those studying Hinduism right now, the New York Times has a video up showing the festival of Kumbh Mela, “one of the largest religious gatherings in the world.”