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  • Haiti spared the worst of Tomas

    Haiti spared the worst of Tomas

    For residents of Haiti, still struggling to recover from last January's destructive earthquake and more recently trying to cope with an outbreak of cholera, the country dodged a bullet.

  • Drug wars in Mexico, Colombia push drug trade to Dominican Republic

    Drug wars in Mexico, Colombia push drug trade to Dominican Republic

    As authorities in Mexico and Columbia crack down on the drug trades in their countries and the US-Mexico border becomes harder to sneak across, drug rings are moving their operations into the Caribbean.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/05

    Russian cadets listen to their commander during military parade training in Red Square in Moscow. The parade will take place on Nov. 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square to the front lines of World War II.

  • Plane crashes in Cuba, kills all 68 aboard

    Plane crashes in Cuba, kills all 68 aboard

    Plane crashes: AeroCaribbean Flight 883 was en route from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba to the capital when it reported an emergency at 5:42 p.m. local time Thursday, then lost contact with air traffic controllers.

  • In Pictures Tropical storm Tomas

    Children cross a flooded street after the passing of Hurricane Tomas in the neighborhood of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 6.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/04

    Ethiopian Jewish women pray during a ceremony for the traditional 'Sigd' holiday in Jerusalem. The festival, unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community, symbolizes the community's reacceptance of the Torah, led by Ezra the Scribe before the construction of the second Jewish temple.

  • Haiti's tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

    Haiti's tent cities to bear worst of potential hurricane Tomas

    Some 1.3 million Haitians in the capital's tent cities have nowhere to go as potential hurricane Tomas approaches, even as 120,000 homes sit vacant and easily repairable.

  • Quake-ravaged Haiti braces for tropical storm Tomas

    Quake-ravaged Haiti braces for tropical storm Tomas

    Aid groups and the Haitian government try to prepare as tropical storm Tomas threatens to regain hurricane strength. More than 1 million people live in tents on the rubble-strewn island nation.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/02

    US Sen. John McCain (R) of Arizona and his wife, Cindy McCain, address the media as they leave a polling station in Phoenix as Apollo, a dog owned by McCain's son Jimmy, licks the camera.

  • Photographing poor regions, keeping their dignity in frame

    Photographing poor regions, keeping their dignity in frame

    For Dog Meets World, photographing children becomes an 'entree to interaction.'