Last week's high court decision will force Israel's army to remove roadblocks that have sealed off about 55,000 Palestinian villagers along a stretch of Highway 443 linking Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. Rights groups call it a precedent-setting blow to a policy that some liken to South Africa's apartheid system.
ESPN 3D is the latest move for a TV technology that's getting massive investment by retailers, governments, and content providers like Discovery.
A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.
Barack Obama and Tiger Woods dominated headlines in 2009. Here are some vital news stories that didn't get as much play.
The Caribbean: St. Jean Bay in Saint Barth is shown here.
Boys play football on a dusty patch of land on the streets in Bentiu, south-central Sudan, on Nov. 8. Bentiu was a flash point during the two-decade civil war between North and South Sudan.
Who could have predicted the twists and turns of the past decade -- from hanging chads to 9/11, the bubble economy to Bernie Madoff? It is tempting to believe anything will be better than the Decade of Cringe. But the next 10 years will dismay and delight as well.
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
The US, China, India, South Africa, and Brazil agreed to a voluntary climate pact. President Obama acknowledged that 'we have much further to go.' The deal did not produce commitments on emissions reductions.
The eye of a goose is pictured at the Schwarzbauer geese farm in Hohenried near Ingolstadt, Germany on Friday. Geese are traditional food in Germany during the Christmas season.