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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/10

    An Indian boy holds up his national flag before his team's AFC Asian Cup Group C soccer match against Australia at Al Saad Stadium, in Doha, Qatar.

  • In Pictures CATITUDE! The amazing world of cats

    A cat up for adoption reaches out to paw the camera Oct. 19, 2012, at the Johnson County Animal Shelter in Franklin, Ind. Thanks to the shelter's efforts, fewer cats and dogs have had to be euthanized in the past two years.

  • In Thailand, Buddhists love Christmas too

    Global News Blog In Thailand, Buddhists love Christmas too

    Most Thais practice Buddhism, but Christmas is still a huge hit and holiday cheer is everywhere.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/07

    Young Buddhist monks react to camera at the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, India. Bodh Gaya is the town where Buddha is believed to have attained nirvana, or enlightenment 2,500 years ago. An year-long commemoration of the 900th birth anniversary of the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa or the Karmapa lineage begins Wednesday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/02

    A girl celebrates at Souk Waqif in Doha after the announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup. Summer temperatures which can soar to above 50 degrees Celsius and a concern about lack of infrastructure did not deter FIFA on Thursday from awarding the 2022 World Cup to the tiny Gulf state of Qatar.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/23

    An Iraqi woman is kissed by a nun at a funeral for two slain Christian brothers in Mosul, 225 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen shot and killed two Christian brothers Monday in a northern Iraqi city in the latest in a spate of attacks targeting the religious minority, Iraqi police said. A lawmaker called on Iraq's government Tuesday to better protect its dwindling Christian community and lambasted other nations that have offered asylum to fleeing Christians as meddling in Iraq's problems.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/18

    The driver of a van that crashed into LaRoe's restaurant sits at a booth (l.) looking at his van in Grand Rapids, Ohio. According to Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn, the van and another vehicle were involved in a traffic crash along Front Street near the restaurant. The van driver, an 84-year-old man from Paulding County, subsequently drove into the restaurant. No injuries were reported.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/20

    A boy plays in front of his flooded house in downtown of Ha Tinh city, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam.

  • Nobel Prize in Literature: Which Latin American writers have won?

    Nobel Prize in Literature: Which Latin American writers have won?

    Mario Vargas Llosa is the first Latin American to win the honored literary prize in 12 years. Of the 102 awards presented since 1901, only eight have gone to Latin American writers.