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  • Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing present a class on directing at Silverdocs

    Culture Cafe Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing present a class on directing at Silverdocs

    Rache Grady and Heidi Ewing of Loki Films presented a class on their secrets of the craft and process of directing at Silverdocs on June 25.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/15

    Seaman Quincy Fermer of the USS Carl Vinson hugs his Thiana after seeing her for the first time after disembarking from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in San Diego. The US Navy aircraft carrier from which the body of Osama bin Laden was buried at sea has returned to its home port in San Diego Bay.

  • Ann Curry perseverance pays off at 'Today' show

    Ann Curry perseverance pays off at 'Today' show

    Ann Curry, who has been the top-rated morning show's news anchor since 1997, officially ascends to the top spot alongside Lauer on Thursday, the day after Meredith Vieira signs off.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/03

    Antigovernment protesters sit on the ground as they listen to a Friday prayers' speech during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen. Tens of thousands of Yemenis held a mass funeral Friday for 50 people killed in regime-sponsored violence in the capital.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral procession of suspected militants of Jaish-e- Mohammed in Keller, south of Srinagar, India. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected rebels in Indian Kashmir Friday, a day after they were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the restive region, according to the police.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/16

    The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

  • Opinion A revolutionary development: Religions are speaking in common tongues

    Religious fanatics capture headlines, but the big story is that interfaith cooperation has reached unprecedented levels. This is because religious communities are increasingly laying aside denominational jargon for the language of public collaboration.

  • Why Australia just toughened its tough immigration stance

    Why Australia just toughened its tough immigration stance

    Riots at Australia’s immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/03

    Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks from the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) party hold up oil lamps during a peaceful protest against a UN-appointed panel report in Colombo. The Sri Lankan hardliner nationalist, all Buddhist monk party JHU held a protest against the UN report, which alleged thousands of civilians were killed during the last phase of the war, as they and other protesters marched to Independence Square.

  • Human rights: Use satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention

    Human rights: Use satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention

    From a giant "SOS" carved on the ground in Kyrgyzstan to mortar-shell spray in Sri Lanka, human rights can be served by a satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention of atrocities.