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President Donald Trump at the White House on February 7, 2020.

The US was left alone and humiliated on the world stage as European allies collectively dunked on Trump’s ‘America First’ policy at ...

The Munich Security Conference was themed around the idea of the Western alliance fading, and European allies openly criticized the US's approach.
A German man's proposal in a cornfield was captured by Google Maps.

A German farmer’s elaborate marriage proposal was captured on Google Maps

Steffen Schwarz proposed to his girlfriend by spelling out "Will you marry me?" in German across his cornfield.
An empty classroom.

A Maryland school district apologized after a ‘clearly visible’ Nazi flag in a school window ’caused hurt’ in the community

The flag horrified some members of the school's community, while others saw it as a teaching tool, not a declaration of anti-Semitism.
Charlie Hammerton and Bandit the ferret traveled the world together.

A grieving man traveled the world with his pet ferret, and said it was an ‘adventure worth living for’

From Europe to the Middle East and even the Arctic Circle, Charlie Hammerton and Bandit were inseparable.

Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US

"We would argue the risk of an economy-crippling pandemic is a good enough reason to sell out," one analyst said about Chinese stocks.
Demonstrators hold anti-Tesla posters during a protest against plans by U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla to build its first European factory and design center near Berlin.

Germans are slamming Elon Musk’s plans to clear 740 acres of forest for a $45.36 million Tesla factory

"I am not against Tesla," one activist said. "But it's about the site; in a forest area that is a protected wildlife zone. Is this necessary?"
French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and US President Donald Trump at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, in July 2017.

The most powerful countries on earth in 2020, ranked

US News & World Report ranked nations by their level of power, with many countries seeing their position shift amid instability and political changes.
France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at U.S. President Donald Trump during a family photo opportunity at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019..JPG

Trump has run out of options and is asking US allies for help with Iran, but they’ve already abandoned him

Trump has spent much of his presidency insulting NATO allies and went against the UK, France, and Germany in withdrawing the US from the nuclear deal.
Singapore, which ranked as the second best place to hold a passport from in 2020, tied for first place last year.

The most powerful passports in the world in 2020, ranked

The world's three most desirable passports are all from Asia and offer visa-free access to nearly 190 additional destinations.
A scene from Sydney, Australia as taken from a Google Earth screenshot and edited with software including Snapseed.

A photographer edits Google Earth photos to showcase some of the world’s lesser-known destinations without even leaving his house

The photographer Daniel Celan told Insider: "Maybe it will bring them a tourist or two — so that thought makes me happy."