As the driver unrolled his prayer mat on the floor, the waiting passengers outside chatted among themselves.
A family lights sparklers in front of a cathedral during the Orthodox Christmas Eve in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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.
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, other tablet computers, and e-readers will create a 'reading revolution.' But publishers' revenues may lag.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.