US soldiers with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) are seen during a foot patrol in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 7, 2012. The process of taking over security from over 130,000-strong NATO-led ISAF forces by Afghan troops would be completed by the end of 2014 when Afghanistan will take over the full leadership of its own security duties from US and NATO forces.
During Friday prayers in Tehrir Square, prayers are raised to those who lost their lives to the violence.
People are working longer – out of necessity and choice – as the world undergoes one of the biggest demographic shifts in history.
The moon is seen above New York before a full lunar eclipse on Dec. 20. The eclipse will be the first to coincide with the Winter Solstice since 1638.
America's longest postwar recession officially ended more than a year ago. But in some places, the recession still looks alive and well. Here are four cities that over the past year have seen the biggest drops in employment and at least a 1 percentage point rise in the unemployment rate, according to the US Department of Labor. Is your city on the list?
An address sign for a home along the Wisconsin River in Caledoia Township is seen under flood waters after the Caledonia-Lewiston levee breached along the river in Columbia County, Wis., on Monday. The Caledonia-Lewiston levee, a series of sand dikes along the Wisconsin River, is posing a threat to about 150 homes in Columbia County.
World's oldest man turns 114 on Tuesday. A Montana resident believed to be the world's oldest man is celebrating Tuesday.