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  • In Pictures Kate Middleton's dresses

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) speaks to a child after opening The Treehouse, a children's hospice, in Ipswich, England, March 19, 2012. Her dress caused as much of a stir as her first public speech as the Duchess.

  • In Pictures Underwater antics

    Team Ukraine competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2010.

  • How past Japan earthquakes prepared nation for today's historic temblor

    How past Japan earthquakes prepared nation for today's historic temblor

    Children knew as soon as their surroundings started shaking during today's Japan earthquake to don protective hoods and duck beneath their desks.

  • Japan earthquake eyewitness: Skyscrapers were 'like trees blowing in the wind'

    Japan earthquake eyewitness: Skyscrapers were 'like trees blowing in the wind'

    'As the shaking continued to build,' says Nicholas Roberts of the Japan earthquake, 'something much more primal was telling me to just get out of the building as soon as possible.'

  • Carlos Slim: Poor nation billionaires high on Forbes rich list

    Carlos Slim: Poor nation billionaires high on Forbes rich list

    Carlos Slim retained the top spot on the Forbes rich list for the second year in a row. The Mexican telecoms tycoon represents a growing trend of billionaires bubbling up from emerging markets worldwide. Over the past year, China doubled its number of billionaires, according to Forbes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Of the 11 richest men in the world, the following five come from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia:

  • In Pictures The Dalai Lama's career

    Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, who recently announced his retirement from the political aspect of his role, was born in 1935. The Dalai Lama said on March 10 that he plans to formally step down as political leader in a widely anticipated move seen as modernizing the Tibetan government-in-exile.

  • Carmen in 3D: movie review

    'Carmen in 3D' is a great opera, beautifully sung and the latest in a line of classic operas now showing in movie theaters.

  • 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.

  • Michael Jackson estate earns millions after artist's passing

    Michael Jackson estate earns millions after artist's passing

    Michael Jackson estate: The late artist was in substantial debt when he died in 2009, but the Michael Jackson estate has since earned $310 million and industry players expect the estate will continue to earn millions for years to come.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/18

    As the morning fog lifts, riders work a pair of horses at the Southern Oaks Training Center in Sorrento, Fla.