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Protests over soaring fuel prices in Iran sent the country into disarray.

Iran has been cut off from the internet for almost 72 hours

Protests erupted across Iran on Friday after the government announced fuel rationing and prices rocketed up 50%.

77,000 people lost power in New York City power outage that knocked out train stations, elevators, and traffic lights amid transformer fire

Darkened buildings across uptown Manhattan left people stranded in elevators, without traffic lights, and facing massive train delays.
A city in Argentina without power.

A massive power outage left over 48 million people in the dark across entire countries in South America

A blackout has affected all of Argentina and Uruguay, and parts of Brazil and Paraguay, leaving millions of people without power across South America.
Venezuelans are making kerosene lamps from ketchup bottles to use during blackouts.

Crippling power outages in Venezuela have driven people to make lamps from Heinz ketchup bottles to avoid living in darkness

Periodic blackouts have plagued the country since a crippling, week-long blackout in March that brought thousands out in protest.
Oriana Contreras and her niece ride a roller coaster.

13 ways Venezuelans are trying to live like normal as their country falls apart around them

This is a look at 13 ways people in the country's capital are seeking distraction from Venezuela's ongoing political and economic crisis.

The latest ‘Call of Duty’ is getting a huge new addition to its Battle Royale mode

"Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" is about to get a new Battle Royale map focused on closer-quarters fighting.
A still of a Twitter video that shows black tap water in San Diego, northern Venezuela, on Wednesday.

People in Venezuela are sharing videos of taps running with black water after a crippling 1-week power outage

Residents of San Diego, Carabobo, filmed the water and jokingly referred to it as "oil." Venezuela is entering the seventh day of a major blackout.

Venezuela is in the dark after a nationwide power outage that Nicolás Maduro blamed on ‘American imperialism’

Critics say the power grid has fallen in a state of disrepair because the government is not maintaining and funding it.

Forget about ‘Fortnite’ — the new ‘Call of Duty’ makes 6 brilliant changes to the Battle Royale formula

The latest "Call of Duty" has a huge new Battle Royale mode, dubbed "Blackout." It makes some smart new additions to the Battle Royale formula that "Fortnite" could learn from.