A plane flies over the northern New Jersey sky with the full moon in the background, Saturday, in Newark, NJ. Julio Cortez/AP
Mackenzie Taylor-Cole, 8, waves a US flag as she watches the arrival of the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush to Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. on Saturday. Her father is a sailor aboard the ship, and on his first ship deployment. Vicki Cronis-Nohe/The Virginian-Pilot/AP
Mount Union defensive lineman Frank Orteca watches from the bench as his team takes on Wesley in the 2011 NCAA Division III playoffs on Saturday. Amy Sancetta/AP
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez waves to supporters after her swearing-in ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday. Fernandez took the oath of office for the second time, the only female leader in Latin America to ever be re-elected, in an inauguration marked by a tearful tribute to her late husband and political partner. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
A protester stands during a rally in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday. The sign reads "No vote." More than 10,000 people have protested in St. Petersburg against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his party, which won the largest share of a parliamentary election that observers say was rigged. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP
Real Madrid's Coentrao (l.), and Pepe from Portugal (c.), vies for the ball with FC Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez from Chile, during their Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday. Andres Kudacki/AP
Milton and Caryl Schiff hold automatic weapons with the help of staff member while they take photos with Santa Claus at Scottsdale Gun Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nick Oza/The Arizona Republic/AP
President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia walk on the North Portico driveway at the White House in Washington to attend a Sunday services at a nearby St. John's Church. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
A man makes a mud oven to be used for baking bread, at a workshop in Faisalabad, Pakistan, Sunday. Fayyaz Hussain/Reuters
A police car, second from right, believed to be carrying former Panamanian military strongman Manuel Noriega arrives at Orly airport, south of Paris, after leaving La Sante Prison Sunday. Noriega left France for further punishment in his homeland after more than 20 years in US and French jails for drug trafficking and money laundering. Thibault Camus/AP
Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skate during the ice dance free skate program at the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating finals at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse in Quebec City. Mathieu Belanger/Reuters
Performers dressed as Santa Claus participate in the annual Santa Claus parade, in Porto, Portugal, Sunday. Thousands staged a parade in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of records of most people dressed as Santa Claus. Paulo Duarte/AP
Israeli soldiers detain an activist during clashes in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, Sunday. The clashes erupted after the funeral of Palestinian demonstrator Mustafa Tamimi, who sustained a head injury during a Friday protest against an Israeli barrier and died of his wounds on Saturday. Mohamad Torokman/Reuters
The fleet heads out to sea at the start of leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 as they leave Cape Town, South Africa, heading for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday. Visible in background is Table Mountain. Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race/AP
Track and field's world governing body is disputing charges leveled by both a British newspaper and German broadcaster that doping continues to be a problem in the sport.
The world governing body for track and field (IAAF) fought back on Tuesday against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly.