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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/06

    A riot policeman is splattered with iced coffee outside the Greek Parliament during a protest in Athens on Thursday. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Greece's capital after lawmakers approved drastic cuts need to secure international rescue loans worth 110 billion euros ($140 billion).

  • In Pictures Cinco de Mayo

    Five-year-old Calistogans from left, Javier Rodriguez, Jose Vega and Brian Ceron, found a way to entertain themselves before marching in the 10th anniversary of the Calistoga, California Cinco de Mayo parade on Sunday.

  • Study suggests humans mated with Neanderthals

    Study suggests humans mated with Neanderthals

    A study of DNA from humans living today has found signs of Neanderthal genes, suggesting that interbreeding occurred between the two species.

  • Arizona immigration law puts police in 'impossible situation'

    Arizona immigration law puts police in 'impossible situation'

    A new Arizona anti-illegal immigration law asks police to perform tasks that are often contradictory, critics say – enforcing immigration law and criminal law.

  • In Pictures Big Environmental Disasters

    The Dust Bowl. During the 1930s, a period of severe dust storms engulfed the American and Canadian prairie lands. The cause: a severe drought coupled with decades of land misuse that left topsoil susceptible to the wind. The so called "black blizzards" forced hundreds of thousands of people in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Minnesota to abandon their farms, exacerbating the dire economic conditions of the Great Depression. This image shows a dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas, on April 18, 1935.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/22

    A newborn camel and its mother are seen at the zoo in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday.

  • In Pictures Earth Day 2010

    A large globe, with the US Capitol in the background, is seen on the Mall as part of Earth Day celebrations on April 22.

  • Are 'tea party' rallies given preferential treatment by police?

    Are 'tea party' rallies given preferential treatment by police?

    The constitutionality of protest rules was called into question after a tea party rally was allowed full-size flag poles and signs on wooden sticks, which antiwar protesters are often barred from using.

  • In Pictures The scene at the US/Mexico border

    A federal policeman guards the area where bodies were found on a highway to the US border found in the town of San Juan near the city of Monterrey, Mexico, May 13, 2012.

  • Anwar al-Awlaki: Is it legal to kill an American in war on terror?

    Anwar al-Awlaki: Is it legal to kill an American in war on terror?

    Anwar al-Awlaki is an American hiding in Yemen. Tied to the Fort Hood shooting and Christmas Day bomber, he is thought to be plotting attacks on the US. In fighting the war on terror, the Obama administration has put him on the kill-or-capture list.