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  • A bus driver, a prayer mat, and seven minutes of cultural tolerance

    A bus driver, a prayer mat, and seven minutes of cultural tolerance

    As the driver unrolled his prayer mat on the floor, the waiting passengers outside chatted among themselves.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/06

    A family lights sparklers in front of a cathedral during the Orthodox Christmas Eve in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital. The partial sun eclipse started over the Czech Republic at about 08:00 CET and it will last until 10:50. In the culminating phase, up to 80 percent of the solar disc was obscured by the silhouette of the moon passing between it and Earth.

  • In Pictures Extravagant auctions

    At left is the suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the The Beatles' Abbey Road album, which sold at auction for $46,000 at the Braswell Galleries in Norwalk, Conn, on Jan. 1.

  • iPad: Can it save the magazine industry?

    iPad: Can it save the magazine industry?

    IPad, other tablet computers, and e-readers will create a 'reading revolution.' But publishers' revenues may lag.

  • 'Tis the season for flash mobs, you say? They're just getting started.

    'Tis the season for flash mobs, you say? They're just getting started.

    This year's delightful run of flash mobs is winding up with a flurry of Santas and carolers. But the phenomenon is so well suited to modern society and technology, it should last a while.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day: 12/23

    Traffic police officers dressed in Christmas outfits ride their motorcycles to a Christmas celebration organized by the police institution for underprivileged children in Lima, Peru, on Thursday.

  • In Pictures O Christmas tree

    The 21-foot tall Christmas tree stands aglow in the Rotunda at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., on Dec. 8. The tree was donated by the Pennsylvania Christmas Tree Growers Association from a farm in Carbon County. There are 600 energy efficient LED light bulbs used to decorate the tree.

  • In Pictures Cleanup of UK student protests

    British students protest in central London against government plans to triple tuition fees, Thursday, Dec. 9. Police with riot shields held off angry student protesters marching to London's Parliament Square on Thursday as lawmakers debated a controversial plan to triple university tuition fees in England.

  • In Pictures Barbara Walters' 10 most fascinating people of 2010

    Barbara Walters is shown with pop sensation Justin Bieber during an interview for 'Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010,' an hour-long ABC News special which aired Dec. 9.