The strange glimpse into the Gulf's depths given by the 'geyser cam' – the BP live feed of the 'top kill' attempt – has mesmerized millions, but has raised concerns about stock market impact.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (r.) looks through a window of a water tank used for crew training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center outside Moscow on Tuesday.
The men's Final Four begins Saturday in Indianapolis. Will Butler have a home-court advantage? Will Michigan State be blown out again? The Monitor's master of trivia knows all.
A youth plays with an empty camera as he takes a break from fishing in Lake Azuei, near the border with the Dominican Republic in Malpasse, Haiti, on April 1. Fish from Lake Azuei sell for 50 cents at local street markets.
Latin music influences – including salsa, merengue, and samba – are seeping into the concert hall as directors seek to broaden the appeal.
The Baylor mascot jokes with fans before a second-round game against Florida State in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament March 26, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 85-47.
With the 'March Madness' NCAA men's basketball tournament set to begin Tuesday, here's a quick list of fun facts on the 65-team field. Which team has the longest current winning streak, you ask?
Soldiers search for looters in a market that was already ransacked in the aftermath of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Lota, Chile, on Tuesday. After Saturday's massive earthquake, troops patrolled to quell looting and the government acknowledged that it has battled to provide aid swiftly because of crumpled highways and major power disruptions caused by the earthquake.
Sen. Evan Bayh's last-minute announcement that he won't run for reelection means state party leaders will have to find a candidate. In Indiana, whoever that is will have to be a relatively conservative Democrat who can work with Republicans.