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  • John Hughes Freedom vs. security: How far can Obama push Iran?

    For Obama, forceful diplomacy with like-minded allies must be the immediate course against the Iranian regime. But democracy lies in the hands of the Iranian people. 

  • Ukraine presidential race revives bitter rivalry

    Ukraine presidential race revives bitter rivalry

    After voters on Sunday rejected incumbent President – and 'Orange Revolution' hero – Viktor Yushchenko, the Feb. 7 second round will revolve around the starkly differing styles of rivals Yulia Tymoshenko and Viktor Yanukovich.

  • In Pictures This Week in Weather 01/11-01/15

    Workers de-ice a cargo plane at the airport in Munich, Germany, on Monday after Germany was hit with heavy snowfall over the weekend.

  • How the world views Obama at one year

    How the world views Obama at one year

    While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/13

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) search and rescue officials and K-9 Units depart from Fairfax, Va., for Haiti on Wednesday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday and International Red Cross spokesman Paul Conneally said an estimated 3 million people may have been affected by the quake and that it would take a day or two for a clear picture of the scope of the destruction to emerge.

  • Egypt says Jewish slaves didn't build pyramids

    Egypt says Jewish slaves didn't build pyramids

    Egyptian archeologists presented new evidence Monday that the people who worked on the Great Pyramids of Giza were not Jewish slaves, but paid laborers. Newly discovered tombs show construction workers were honored by being buried near the pyramids.

  • In Pictures Polar bear swimmers

    A member of the winter and ice swimming club 'Seehunde Berlin,' or Berlin Seals, takes a dip in the frozen Oranke lake in Berlin, Germany, on Dec. 25. Every Christmas, club members meet for a swim at the lake.

  • Iran move to defrock dissident ayatollah opens rifts in theocracy

    Iran said Saturday that the edicts of Ayatollah Yusuf Sanei were no longer religiously binding. The mandate has sparked serious disputes among clerical groups.

  • As snow blankets UK, Britons ask why they can't seem to plow ahead

    As snow blankets UK, Britons ask why they can't seem to plow ahead

    As much as 16 inches fell in parts of the UK, causing a 1,000-vehicle backup and canceling school and work. Britain is experiencing its coldest winter in decades, while a similar chill has gripped other parts of Europe.

  • A reading list for 2010

    Looking ahead, here's a list of some of the most anticipated titles of the first quarter of the new year.