Women in countries with good healthcare systems report a preference for feminine men over manly men.
A tractor plows a field near the steaming cooling towers of Slovakia's oldest nuclear power plant, Jaslovske Bohunice. The plant was built by a Soviet designer and was upgrated with Western technology.
Pope Benedict XVI responded to a blossoming abuse scandal in Ireland with a letter that addressed Church failings in handling sexual abuse of children by priests. But he did not promise an end to the secrecy that has surrounded the church's policing efforts.
Peggy, a guinea pig, poses for photos after having its hair brushed and styled at PetZoo, a beauty parlor for pets in Cuenca, Ecuador, on March 9.
Tiger Woods tees up his ball on the second hole during final round play of the Tournament Players Championship PGA golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., May 9, 2010.
Libya strongman Muammar Qaddafi, still miffed that Switzerland briefly arrested his son for allegedly beating his servant while visiting the European nation, has banned most European travel to Libya.
Finches are frequent visitors to the backyard feeder, but goldfinches are a rare sight.
Amnesty International campaigners with aluminum foil masks protest outside Vendanta Resources in London to raise awareness of what they claim are human rights abuses linked to Vedanta's aluminum refinery in Orissa, India.
A baby waits in a basket to board a train in Nanjing, northeastern China.
'All companies related to the oil industry in the Niger Delta should prepare for an all-out onslaught,' said rebel spokesman Jomo Gbomo in a statement Saturday announcing an end to a three-month-old cease-fire.