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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/20

    Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.

  • Chile earthquake: Hillary Clinton arrives with satellite phones

    Chile earthquake: Hillary Clinton arrives with satellite phones

    In the wake of the 8.8 Chile earthquake, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Chile's capital Tuesday with 20 satellite phones and a technician. The visit was part of a pre-scheduled South America trip.

  • After Chile quake 2010, Hillary Clinton to hand deliver aid

    After Chile quake 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is personally delivering the first load of US aid - much-needed satellite phones - to Santiago, the capital. The South American country was hit by an 8.8-magnitude earthquake Saturday.

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

    Israelis in costume attend the annual Purim parade in Holon, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 1. Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/03

    Designer Alexander van de Rostyne kisses his new and first 4-channel indoor toy helicopter from Silverlit during a press preview for the 61th International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, on Wednesday. More than 2,700 exhibitors from over 60 countries worldwide will present their new toy products from Feb. 4-9.

  • Chile vote is latest sign of region's shift to the center

    Chile vote is latest sign of region's shift to the center

    In recent and upcoming races across Latin America, candidates have dropped a combative left-right discourse, and instead are appealing to a growing ideological center.

  • In Uruguay, former guerrilla wins by moving away from Chávez

    In Uruguay, former guerrilla wins by moving away from Chávez

    José "Pepe" Mujica won 51.7 percent of the votes in Sunday's run-off, extending the power of the ruling center-left Broad Front coalition.

  • In Pictures Retracing Darwin's footsteps

    The first stop on the second voyage of the HMS Beagle was at St. Jago in the Cape Verde Islands. Darwin's first journal entry was made here. Darwin's focus on the island was mainly geological, writing about the slow formation of the islands over extremely long periods of time.