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Chinese Court Hears Murder Case In One Day

The case involves a famous political family and has rocked the Communist Party establishment. A verdict will be announced later against Gu Kailai who is accused of murdering a British businessman.

Olympic Bodies: They Just Don't Make Them Like They Used To

We've put together an infographic that explores how athletes' bodies have changed over the last century. Those physiques are shaped by years of training — and by the laws of physics.

The Building That's In Two Countries At Once

Inside a European office building, a metal line divides Germany and the Netherlands — and reveals the limits of the European dream.

INFOGRAPHIC: Olympic Physics

Explore the physical laws that shape elite athletes, past and present.

Murder Trial Of Chinese Politician's Wife Set To Start

In one of China's biggest criminal trials, which starts Thursday, Gu Kailai, the wife of the fallen Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, stands accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood. The case's lurid details involve privilege, allegations of public corruption and palace intrigue.