A newly sheared alpaca stands in its pasture in Eugendorf, Austria, on Tuesday.
A child wearing a fake mustache and a sombrero hat waits for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, June 22.
A young supporter in Cape Town, South Africa, blows on a 'vuvuzela,' Zulu for stadium trumpet, during a celebration marking a month till the beginning of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Ten winning books that offer insight – in different ways – into contemporary Britain.
If British election 2010 results yield a majority of parliamentary seats for a party that comes in second or even third in the popular vote, could it lead to a change in Britain's centuries-old 'first past the post' electoral system?
A zookeeper holds the beak of a Caribbean flamingo at Chester Zoo in northern England on March 29. The zoo's 87 flamingos are being measured, weighed, and microchipped for the first time in a decade as part of a check-up.
A pedestrian braves the snow in northeastern Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 19. A major winter storm buried the Mid-Atlantic and East coast over the weekend.
US student Amanda Knox's conviction for the murder of her roommate in Italy, has sparked some complaints of an unfair trial. Prosecutors and the Italian press are striking back.
'Raven Summer’ leads two teens to both adventure and danger in this evocative young adult novel.
The energetic memoir of Harold Evans, a newspaperman who refuses to sing the blues.