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  • Using hands-on philanthropy to bring Haiti relief

    Difference Maker Using hands-on philanthropy to bring Haiti relief

    Millionaire contractor James Ansara wanted to do something for Haiti, so he's building a hospital as his charitable work.

  • Graffiti reflects hope in Haiti

    Graffiti reflects hope in Haiti

    Artist Jerry Rosembert uses vivid murals in Port-au-Prince to raise hope and push for change.

  • Top 6 most triumphant stories of 2010

    Top 6 most triumphant stories of 2010

    Most 2010 lists of major news will include the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake, the Republican midterm election sweep, and WikiLeaks. But we saw many events that also inspired or amazed or brought a smile. Here's our top 6 list.

  • In Pictures 2010: The year in pictures

    A US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft drops humanitarian aid into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and surrounding areas on Jan. 18. The US military was conducting humanitarian and disaster relief operations as part of Operation Unified Response after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country on Jan. 12.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/09

    Horses stand in a meadow in Gemuenden, Germany, during a heavy snowfall.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/08

    Environmental activists from Greenpeace demonstrate in the water by holding images of landmarks during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. According to the UN weather agency, 2010 is 'almost certain' to rank among the three hottest years on record, and in a report issued Tuesday, experts said glaciers in southern South America and Alaska's coastal mountains have been losing mass faster and for longer than glaciers elsewhere in the world.

  • Thousands of Haitians riot in capital over election results

    Thousands of Haitians riot in capital over election results

    A former first lady and government protege will face off in January. Many observers question 'inconsistencies' in the Haiti election results.

  • Haiti election results could open spigot to billions in aid

    Haiti election results could open spigot to billions in aid

    With foreign governments and donors hesitant to send funds to President René Préval's administration, a Haiti election was necessary if the country wanted to tap into into billions of dollars in aid.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/07

    Young Buddhist monks react to camera at the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, India. Bodh Gaya is the town where Buddha is believed to have attained nirvana, or enlightenment 2,500 years ago. An year-long commemoration of the 900th birth anniversary of the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa or the Karmapa lineage begins Wednesday.

  • In Pictures Global weather 2010

    A Pakistani villager with his daughter wades in floodwaters near Nowshera, Pakistan, on July 29. Rivers burst their banks during monsoon rains, washing away streets, battering a dam, and killing at least 60 people in the most severe floods in decades in northwest Pakistan. The floods took 2,000 lives and affected 20 million people, of whom 7 million remain homeless.