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From the Bronx to Bangladesh, half a century on, the impact of the playful puppets has spread far and wide.
New Yorkers Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs set up and grew popular recipe and kitchen equipment website Food52.
BBC Mundo's Daniel Pardo explains what binds the two countries together.
The spotted handfish is critically endangered and found only in a small area of Tasmania.
The full story of the Brumadinho dam disaster could take many months to emerge, the BBC's David Shukman says.
The US president says dangers in American football mean he would have a hard time letting Barron, 12, play.
Officials say the Atlanta rapper came from the UK in 2005 and overstayed after his visa ran out.
A couple of lookalikes cause a stir, posing for photos and toasting one another over fried chicken.
The US is sending humanitarian aid following a request from self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó.
Yemi Osinbajo says he is "safe and sound" after his aircraft came down on his way to a campaign rally.
Residents in Townsville, Australia, brace for the arrival of water as dam gates are opened.
Thousands of people in the north-eastern state of Queensland are warned of "unprecedented flooding".
Many inmates at a federal prison in Brooklyn have been stuck in dark, freezing cells for days.
Empire actor Jussie Smollett has performed for the first time since he was assaulted by two men in Chicago. He told the crowd: “I had to be here tonight, y’all."
The device was found among a delivery of potatoes from France sent to a crisp factory in Hong Kong.
Thousands have battled heat and humidity to complete the marathon in Nigeria’s commercial capital.
Australia says the four children and their families held on the Pacific island are going to the US.