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  • New Year’s Eve: five ways to ring in 2012

    New Year’s Eve: five ways to ring in 2012

    New Year’s Eve festivities are already under way in some parts of the world. Here’s a sampling of fun ways people can celebrate the dawn of 2012 – in the United States and beyond.

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  • Global News Blog No more paninis on the piazza? Rome bars tourists from eating at historical sites

    Thinking of emulating Audrey Hepburn in the 1953 romantic comedy 'Roman Holiday' by eating a gelato on the Spanish Steps? Think again. It could prove to be a very expensive ice cream.

  • New Year’s Eve: five ways to ring in 2012

    New Year’s Eve: five ways to ring in 2012

    New Year’s Eve festivities are already under way in some parts of the world. Here’s a sampling of fun ways people can celebrate the dawn of 2012 – in the United States and beyond.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/03

    Israeli security forces take up positions during clashes with Palestinian youths, in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiyeh. The clashes started after a protest against Israel's house demolitions in Issawiyeh.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 11/09

    Former President George W. Bush talks with 8-year-old Whitney Grace Dodson as he signs copies of his book, "Decision Points," at a store near his Dallas home.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/23

    Jacob Schneider of the Connecticut National Guard, 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment hugs his mother Lori Schneider (r.) at the William A. O'Neill Armory in Hartford, Conn. on Wednesday. Two units of the Connecticut National Guard are returning home for the holidays, thanks to a fundraising effort that will bus them back to the state from bases in Wisconsin and Indiana. They have been training for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan early in the new year.

  • Gallery High water in Venice

    People play in floodwaters during a period of seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, on Nov. 30. The water level in the canal city rose to four feet above normal.

  • Nocturnes

    Nocturnes

    The author of "Remains of the Day" offers up his first book of short fiction.

  • Venice floodgate plan: boon or boondoggle?

    Venice floodgate plan: boon or boondoggle?

    Project Moses aims to construct giant steel gates across inlets through which the Adriatic flows into Venice's lagoon.