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  • In Thailand, elephants raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief

    Global News Blog In Thailand, elephants raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief

    Three elephants have solicited more than $21,000 in donations for the Thai Red Cross Society’s Haiti earthquake relief fund, surpassing the Thai government’s donation.

  • Tiger Woods apology: golfer promises a return to Buddhism

    Tiger Woods apology: golfer promises a return to Buddhism

    Appearing stiff but sincere, golfing great Tiger Woods apologizes to the world, and his family, for his ‘irresponsible and selfish behavior.’

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/18

    The Northern Lights shimmer above the flight deck of the Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest warship, in the Fjords of Norway. HMS Ocean is operating in the region as part of the United Kingdom's Amphibious Task Group, conducting Exercise Cold Response, a multinational exercise conducted alongside the Norwegian Armed Forces.

  • Zen Women

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/10

    French rugby player Frederic Michalak practices tackling during a training session at the National Rugby Center in Marcoussis, France on Wednesday. France will face Ireland in their Six Nations Rugby International match next Saturday.

  • In Pictures This Week in Weather 01/18-01/22

    Air Force officers leave as Air Force One prepares to take-off during a rainstorm at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Jan. 17 as President Barack Obama travels to Massachusetts to campaign for Senate Democratic candidate and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.

  • In Pictures Solar eclipse

    A lemur sits in a tree near a boy observing annular eclipse at the Japan Monkey Center in Inuyama, central Japan, Monday, May 21, 2012. The eclipse apparently sent ring-tailed lemurs to believe it was evening. Some 20 lemurs skipped breakfast, climbed up and jumped between trees and poles, a typical evening behavior, according to the zoo web site.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/14

    A week-old baby gorilla is seen with its mother N'Yaounda at the Budapest Zoo in Hungary on Thursday. The newborn gorilla is the first offspring for its mother.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/07

    Afghan refugees are reflected in a small river while a man crosses it in a poor neighborhood in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Thursday.

  • In Pictures You decide: The best and worst dressed in global politics

    THE FIRST COUPLE: Despite criticism earlier this fall for his selection of jeans at a baseball game, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, looking stylish in this Feb. 22 photo while attending a dinner with the nation's governors, are routinely recognized for their good fashion choices. Okay, so mostly Michelle, but Barack looks pretty dapper in his tux!