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  • 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.'

  • Natural events v. natural disasters

    Editor's Blog Natural events v. natural disasters

    Nature is in constant motion. That has made a pleasantly habitable planet -- except when nature collides with the inhabitants.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/17

    People pull a Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 weighing 210 tons during an attempt to break the world record at Hong Kong's Airport. The Civil Aviation Department and the aviation industry will jointly organize an aircraft pull event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of aviation development in Hong Kong.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/11

    A girl has her face painted with the Egyptian flag during a rally to support Muslim and Christian national unity at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thirteen people were killed and 140 wounded during clashes between Muslims and Christians two days ago as the police and ruling military struggled to maintain order barely a month after a popular uprising ousted longtime leader Hosni Mubarak.

  • Do you know the Mardi Gras plant?

    Diggin' It Do you know the Mardi Gras plant?

    Common names for plants can be colorful and descriptive. Maybe you've heard of dooryard plant or hearts a bustin'.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/01

    A woman cries during the funeral of Showkat Ali Khan, a Kashmiri civilian who succumbed to his injuries after a grenade explosion in Srinagar, Kashmir. Police said two civilians, including Khan, and two policemen were injured when suspected militants hurled a hand grenade at a group of policemen who were on patrol.

  • Jay Leno: Hasty Pudding Man of the Year? Really?

    Jay Leno: Hasty Pudding Man of the Year? Really?

    Jay Leno: The comedian was named to be Harvard University's Hasty Pudding 2011 Man of the Year. Why was he chosen?

  • How the Afghanistan war became tangled in India vs. Pakistan rivalry

    How the Afghanistan war became tangled in India vs. Pakistan rivalry

    India-Pakistan tensions muddy US efforts in Afghanistan, where Pakistan's cooperation is needed. One key issue: Islamabad is wary of India's broadening regional role.

  • Major earthquake hits Pakistan early Wednesday morning

    Wednesday's earthquake in southwest Pakistan is of a magnitude similar to a deadly 2005 temblor in northwest Pakistan. The earthquake was also felt in neighboring countries.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/18

    A boy from the cattle-herding Mundari tribe is seen in South Sudan in a settlement near Terekeka, Central Equatoria State.