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  • Gallery Wimbledon: Top 10 players to watch

    Switzerland's Roger Federer hits a return to Austria's Jurgen Melzer (not shown) at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 28.

  • Wimbledon: After 70 - 68, what will Wimbledon produce in week two?

    Wimbledon: After 70 - 68, what will Wimbledon produce in week two?

    Wimbledon tennis action is on a break today. Tennis at Wimbledon will start up again Monday after a wild week one.

  • Swedish oil company under scrutiny after Sudan war crimes report

    Swedish oil company under scrutiny after Sudan war crimes report

    An official investigation has been launched after a report alleging Sudan war crimes by Swedish firm Lundin Petroleum. The Swedish foreign minister was on Lundin's board at the time under investigation.

  • Roger Federer, Marcos Daniel, and other Dads compete at Wimbledon

    Roger Federer, Marcos Daniel, and other Dads compete at Wimbledon

    Roger Federer, Marcos Daniel, and five other men in this year's 128-player Wimbledon draw are fathers.

  • In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/17

    An infrared mosaic image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer shows the Heart and Soul nebulae located some 6,000 light-years from Earth. the Heart and Soul nebulae form a vast star-forming complex that makes up part of the Perseus spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy. The nebula to the left is the Heart, designated IC 1805 and named after its resemblance to a human heart. To the right is the Soul nebula, also known as the Embryo nebula, IC 1848 or W5. Also visible near the bottom of this image are two galaxies, Maffei 1 and Maffei 2.

  • In Pictures Scenes of fatherhood

    Three-year-old Jackson Hazlett of Portland, Ore., hugs his father after the two were reunited on April 21 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland. His father, Sgt. Ryan Hazlett, was serving in Iraq, and returned home with 2,700 other Oregon Army National Guard soldiers after 10 months away.

  • Climate change may cause Alps to become more dangerous, study suggests

    Climate change may cause Alps to become more dangerous, study suggests

    Climate change may cause the Alps to see more heat waves, floods and avalanches, making the famous peaks more dangerous for mountaineers and skiers.

  • After Israel's Gaza flotilla raid, is Turkey rejecting Europe?

    After Israel's Gaza flotilla raid, is Turkey rejecting Europe?

    Israel's Gaza flotilla raid prompted a response in Turkey that rattled some Europeans. Turkey has been rebuffed in its efforts to join the European Union for years, and is now forging a more independent international course.

  • In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/12

    Comet McNaught 2009 R1 is pictured in the night sky over Jauerling, Austria, on June 9. The green shimmering comet can be seen with the naked eye under ideal conditions and might become as bright as Ursa Major within June.

  • Gallery Top 10 players to watch in the World Cup

    LIONEL MESSI (Argentina): Shy, only 22, and already considered the best soccer player in the world, he’s a magician with the ball. You’ll need slow motion to keep track of his footwork once he starts weaving through opponents inside the box. He scored one goal in his first World Cup appearance, in 2006, which also made him, at age 18, the youngest player to play for Argentina in the World Cup. “Messi is a creature as biologically adapted to play football as a shark is to smell blood, a salmon to swim upstream, a squirrel to gather nuts,” says the London Times. He plays professionally for Barcelona. Soccer fans in Pretoria, South Africa, wave to Messi and teammate Juan Sebastian Veron during practice on June 6.