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  • In Pictures Hillary 2016: Will she or won't she?

    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Clinton smiles at her Ohio and Texas primary election night rally in Columbus, Ohio, March 4, 2008.

  • Chile miners got toothbrushes. Now to address their greater needs.

    Chile miners got toothbrushes. Now to address their greater needs.

    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.

  • Chile mine collapse sounds alarm on safety standards

    Chile mine collapse sounds alarm on safety standards

    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.

  • Chile miners have country rallying around hope of rescue

    Chile miners have country rallying around hope of rescue

    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: miners alive but rescue may be months away

    Chile: miners alive but rescue may be months away

    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.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/05

    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.

  • Chile earthquake lifted country's coast eight feet

    Chile earthquake lifted country's coast eight feet

    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.

  • UN calls for Venezuela-Colombia dialogue over FARC row

    UN calls for Venezuela-Colombia dialogue over FARC row

    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.

  • In Pictures Cool LEGO creations

    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.

  • Deadly cold snap hits Argentina, Uruguay, Chile

    Deadly cold snap hits Argentina, Uruguay, Chile

    Record cold temperatures hit several South American nations, including Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay, leaving more than two dozen people dead.