More than half of world's population now living in urban areas, UN survey finds

City view of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Germany Crushes Brazil 7-1 in World Cup Semifinal

Germany gave one of the most breathtaking displays of offensive firepower in World Cup history Tuesday - demolishing host Brazil in the semifinals, 7-1, to advance to the championship game.

World Cup: Argentina, Netherlands Advance

Argentina qualified for its first trip to the World Cup semifinals in nearly a quarter-century Saturday, while the Netherlands secured its second straight visit to the semifinal round.

Netherlands, Costa Rica Advance to World Cup Quarterfinals

Costa Rica and the Netherlands, both in dramatic fashion, have reached the quarterfinals of football's World Cup in Brazil.