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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

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  • 'Walking the Camino' follows spiritual journeys along the road to Compostel

    'Camino' centers on groups of hikers who make the 500-mile trek to the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

  • Francisco Garzon, Spanish train driver, charged but questions remain

    Francisco Garzon: While a court has charged the Spanish train driver with involuntary homicide, others are asking why the lives of so many depend on one man.

  • After crash, Spanish officials defend lucrative train industry

    Spain has pinned its hopes on high-speed rail to diversify its struggling economy.

  • Spanish train crash turns celebratory holidays into period of mourning

    The deadly derailment cast a pall over July 25's Feast of St. James and National Galicia Day, festivals that intertwine devotion and parties.

  • On eve of holiday, deadly train crash in Santiago shatters Spain

    At least 79 people were killed in the derailment of a train carrying tourists and pilgrims to the Galician city.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

  • 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.

  • In Spain, Pope Benedict XVI lambasts 'aggressive secularism'

    In Spain, Pope Benedict XVI lambasts 'aggressive secularism'

    Pope Benedict XVI tried to rally loyalists against 'aggressive secularism' this weekend during a visit to the traditional Catholic stronghold of Spain.

  • Five things Chile miners will have to tackle next

    Five things Chile miners will have to tackle next

    The story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped underground for two months, a story that captivated the world, will soon fade into the backdrop. But for these men, their reemergence on the surface Wednesday is just the beginning of months, possibly years, of adjustment to their heightened status in society and the changes that happened while they were underground. Below are some of the things the miners will have to tackle next.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 09/27

    In this Sept. 25 photo, a Minotaur 4 rocket carrying the Space Based Space Surveillance satellite blasts off and heads toward orbit at 9:41 p.m., at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The satellite is designed to detect and monitor debris, satellites and other space objects that could be a threat to national security, communications and weather satellites.