German Bundeswehr army soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) wear Santa Claus hats as they attend a Christmas celebration at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, on Dec. 22.
Not everyone agrees on what makes a perfect Christmas tree, but one that doesn't shed its needles would be high on most lists.
Children are seen sledding in Coulsdon, Surrey, outside London.
A glass blower makes a New Years glass bauble at a factory in Klavdiyevo, Ukraine, on Dec. 16.
Wearing a holiday hat and leash, Pistache, a yellow Labrador retriever, waits for the start of the ASPCA's Blessing of the Animals on Dec. 13 at Christ Church in New York.
In Maryland, a tree sculptor teaches children to carve sweet potatoes
Marking the 50th anniversary of ‘The Tin Drum,’ a new English translation gives Günter Grass’s classic a fresh musicality.
A panel moves closer to recommending where NASA should fly next, and how.