Democratic presidential candidate Senator Clinton smiles at her Ohio and Texas primary election night rally in Columbus, Ohio, March 4, 2008.
Chile miners trapped since Aug. 5 finally got the food and toothbrushes they requested. The next challenge is to help them cope with the possibility of living underground for four months.
The Chile mine collapse, which has trapped 33 miners underground, occurred at a site where a 2007 explosion killed two people. Aid for the men is being delivered through bore holes.
Up and down the capital of Santiago, drivers honked their horns as news emerged that the 33 trapped Chile miners remain alive. Helping the miners persevere mentally may now be the greatest task, as rescue efforts could stretch to Christmas.
Chile's miners are alive, all 33 of them, after 17 days trapped in a collapsed mine. "Today all of Chile is crying with excitement and joy," President Sebastian Pinera said. But it may be until Christmas before the trapped miners can be rescued.
A woman and a child pass graffiti promoting Wyclef Jean's presidential bid on the streets of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, on Thursday. Jean will announce his bid for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti this week, Time magazine has reported. Haiti, which was hit on Jan. 12 by a deadly 7.0-magnitude earthquake, is scheduled to vote on November 28 to elect a new leader to replace President Rene Preval, whose term ends in February.
The Feb. 27 Chile earthquake lifted the ground by the coast by more than eight feet and sunk ground inland by more than three feet, a new study found.
Venezuela President Hugo Chávez severed ties after Colombia accused its neighbor of harboring Marxist guerrillas of the FARC rebel group. UN and Latin American leaders are calling for dialogue and restraint.
A little girl looks at a giant spider made of LEGO bricks during the preopening of the Legoland Discovery Center at the Sony Center in Berlin in 2007.
Record cold temperatures hit several South American nations, including Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay, leaving more than two dozen people dead.