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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23

    Petty Officer Third Class David Weir kisses his wife, Jessica, and son, Cody, as he prepares to deploy on the USS Bataan from Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va. The USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deploying to the Mediterranean Sea to aid international efforts in Libya.

  • In Pictures World Water Day 2011

    Children on a raft take a seawater bath at a seaside residential area in Makassar, Indonesia, on March 22. The United Nations' World Water Day is held on March 22 every year to increase people's awareness of water's importance in environment, agriculture, health, and trade. This year's theme is 'Water for cities.'

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/09

    Alberta skip Kevin Martin throws a rock against Saskatchewan during the 12th draw at the Brier curling championships in London, Ontario, Canada.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/07

    Children dressed as devils wait at the Malecon to take part in the last day of the annual national carnival in Santo Domingo.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/02

    IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion boxer Vladimir Klitschko (r.) of Ukraine helps out with training during a session with the best young Ukranian boxers in Kiev.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/07

    A folk artist pauses while waiting to perform at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing. The lunar New Year began on Feb. 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/12

    Detail of the right eye of Leonardo da Vinci's 16th century masterpiece the 'Mona Lisa' painting: Italian researcher Silvano Vinceti, president of the Italian National Committee for Historical, Cultural and Environment Heritage, claims he has found the letter 'S' in the woman's left eye, the letter 'L' in her right eye, and the number '72' under the arched bridge in the backdrop of Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting.

  • Vietnam Communists' new challenge: managing capitalism

    Vietnam Communists' new challenge: managing capitalism

    As inflation rises and currency weakens, observers will be watching the Communist Party Congress for clearer signs about the government’s determination to stabilize Vietnam's economy.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/31

    A youth walks away from a marble elephant after watching the final sunset of the year from what is known as the giant granite rock above the Jackali Mahadev Hindu Temple in the village of Narlai, Rajahstan, India.

  • New Year's Eve 2011 around the world

    New Year's Eve 2011 around the world

    Much of the US will be tuning into the Times Square ball drop in New York City, but there are celebrations to rival that one around the world. Below are some of the world's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations.