Since March 2009, the Standard & Poor's average has rebounded 76 percent, and the stock market could be getting ready for more gains in the months ahead.
Budapest Zoo's 18-year-old polar bear, Vitush, plays with a ball in his pool in Budapest, Hungary, Feb. 5, 2009.
Roy Halladay took the Year of the Pitcher into the postseason. The All-Star right-hander, who tossed a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his first playoff start.
The population of Florida panthers has increased from 25 adults in 1995 to 100 today thanks to human intervention. But without continued intervention, the species will become extinct.
Jacobite Highlander reenactors charge towards photographers during a media event for the forthcoming Battle of Prestonpans reenactment, in Prestonpans, Scotland, on Tuesday. The battle took place in 1745 where Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) and his army of Jacobite Highlanders defeated the British government troops led by Sir John Cope.
Clouds form a tropical storm over Havana during dawn over Havana, Cuba, on Friday.
Moscow is becoming heated ahead of the 2012 presidential elections. Efforts to undermine the Moscow mayor politically signals a struggle to control the city's electoral votes, an important political chip.
In Second Life's Al-Andalus, a virtual world patterned after medieval Andalus in Spain, avatars of Muslims mix with avatars of Jews and Christians to strive for a more perfect union.
A protest to stop road-building in the formerly protected Khimki forest near Moscow is gaining traction. Russian analysts say there's more to it than simple environmental concerns.
Smith’s seventh Arkady Renko novel serves as a textual "film noir" glimpse of today’s Russia.