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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/25

    Actors dressed as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn stand in a queue for the "Batman Live" stage show open auditions in London. The show is neither a musical nor a Broadway-bound theatrical production but rather an elaborate arena production aimed at kids and families.

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  • India's former finance minister wins presidency

    Pranab Mukherjee has held many powerful posts including foreign minister and defense minister. India's presidency, however, is mostly ceremonial.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/25

    Actors dressed as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn stand in a queue for the "Batman Live" stage show open auditions in London. The show is neither a musical nor a Broadway-bound theatrical production but rather an elaborate arena production aimed at kids and families.

  • In Pictures Obama's Asia trip

    President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta on Nov. 10. President Obama was given an enthusiastic welcome at one of Indonesia's largest universities, where he charmed the audience with local lingo and a message of reform.

  • In Pictures Current women heads of state

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (l) welcomes the President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (r) at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.

  • Some Indian villages prefer to put women in power

    Some Indian villages prefer to put women in power

    India’s parliament erupted at a proposal last month to reserve one-third of seats for women. But village-level quotas putting women in power have won many supporters.

  • India listens after a child bride says 'I won't.'

    India listens after a child bride says 'I won't.'

    The girl's courage has prompted India, where nearly half of all females wed before age 18, to consider the consequences of marrying young.