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  • 'World War Z' prop guns confiscated, able to fire live ammunition

    'World War Z' prop guns confiscated, able to fire live ammunition

    Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' movie had nearly 100 guns confiscated by police, Tuesday. The prop guns were found to be real, and easily able to fire live rounds.

  • One year after Hungary's 'Red Sludge' disaster, signs of democratic progress

    One year after Hungary's 'Red Sludge' disaster, signs of democratic progress

    Since last year's 'Red Sludge' disaster, Hungary's worst environmental tragedy, Hungarians have used the tools of democracy to seek restitution – a rarity in this former Communist state.

  • Forget vitamin C! Albert Szent-Gyorgyi lived with spies, lies.

    Horizons Forget vitamin C! Albert Szent-Gyorgyi lived with spies, lies.

    Few remember the name Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, but he discovered vitamin C. Google honors the Hungarian scientist-turned-freedom-fighter-turned-covert-diplomat today with a citrus-packed doodle.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/11

    A man carries a child past a bus sunken halfway into the ground and covered in rubble in Jammu, India. Rains in Jammu have caused landslides severe enough to damage the Jammu-Srinagar highway, leaving over 300 vehicles stranded there.

  • Global Viewpoint West must support democracy in Arab world as it did in Central Europe

    Western leaders must support democracy in the Arab world now in 2011 as they did in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989. The time for viewing dictatorships as defenders of Western civilization is finished.

  • Reagan statue unveiled in London

    Reagan statue unveiled in London

    Reagan statue in London? The new Reagan statue joins images of other US presidents in Grosvenor Square and is celebrated with words by Margaret Thatcher.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/29

    Greenpeace activists dressed up as climate change refugees before floating on a symbolic melting iceberg on the River Danube in front of the Parliament building of Budapest, Hungary. Greenpeace wants Hungary, hosting the six months rotating EU Presidency till the end of June, to push the European Union to reduce its CO2 gas emission by up to 30 percent.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/12

    Cyclists pass through the Historical Center during the World Naked Bike Ride in Mexico City Saturday, June 11. This annual event aims to demand more respect for cyclists on the streets, and to promote bicycling as an alternative non-polluting transportation alternative.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/06

    A man walks past the outside wall of the 'Art In The Streets' exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The exhibit is the first major historical exhibition of graffiti and street art to be organized by an American museum.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/05

    A cricket fan displays a message to Pakistan's batsman Ahmed Shehzad during the fifth and final one-day international cricket match against the West Indies in Georgetown, Guyana.