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  • Mother Teresa: 10 quotes on her birthday

    Mother Teresa dedicated her life to "Wholehearted and Free service to the poorest of the poor." Here are 10 quotes from Mother Teresa.

  • CIA rendition case: European court holds Macedonia partly responsible

    The decision is important because it suggests that US allies that helped the CIA undertake its secret detention and interrogation program may face liability for their role supporting such operations.

  • European court rules that terror suspect was abused while in CIA custody

    The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor today of Khaled El-Masri, who was mistaken as a terrorism suspect in Macedonia in 2003 and handed over to the CIA for interrogation.

  • Ethnic violence belies Balkans peace

    Peace agreements brought the last Balkan conflict to an end more than two decades ago, but they didn't resolve ethnic tensions, which are rising to the surface again.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/21

    Russian guards of honor attend a ceremony to inaugurate a monument dedicated to World War I Russian soldiers in Paris, France.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/20

    Luke Tinsman, of San Clemente, Calif., eyes a perch while in a fisheye bubble at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor in Dana Point, Calif.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/14

    A Chinese woman performs as others sing patriotic songs to celebrate the up-coming 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in Beijing. China will celebrate the anniversary on July 1.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/01

    President Barack Obama makes a face as they show his video during his speech at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, in Washington, Saturday.

  • 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.

  • In Pictures Babies around the world

    A member of Brazil's Xikrin Nation holds a baby before the Indigenous Nations' Games in Pagagominas, Brazil, in November 2009. A French documentary by Thomas Balmes, "Babies," opened the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on April 29. The Focus Features film followed four babies in four places - Mongolia, Namibia, San Francisco, and Tokyo – through their first year.