Art institutes around Los Angeles pull out all the stops in honor of Mexico's bicentennial with a rich display from its 3,000 years of history.
A Christian Science perspective.
Colombian Army soldiers and a bomb-sniffing dog prepare to leave a military base in San Vicente del Caguan, Colombia.
Israelis in costume attend the annual Purim parade in Holon, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 1. Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther.
The European Union is pushing Greece into deep economic reforms as a way to end the Greek debt crisis and stabilize the weakening euro.
If the Greek debt crisis collapses Greece, Spain and Italy and even Germany could follow.