Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced Thursday that he would run in the race for the open US Senate seat as an independent. That makes it a three-way race, where anything is possible.
Sculptures at St. Isaak's Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, are silhouetted by the rising full moon late Wednesday.
Reports suggest that Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will announce Thursday that's he's running for US Senate as an independent. If he does, he has to thread a political needle to win.
In Britain's general election scheduled for May 6, minority voters are expected to have a greater impact than ever before. Conservatives are wooing black and Asian voters – once solidy pro-Labour – with policies they say are family- and business-friendly.
James Nathanael Boisrand, from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, feeds his friend Salvant Kesner, who is one of the earthquake victims treated on the USNS Comfort after January 12's devastating earthquake. The USNS Comfort, a 1,000-bed floating hospital ship that arrived at Port-au-Prince a little more than a week after the earthquake, allows family members and friends to accompany the patients to assist them during their treatment. Salvant was buried in the rubble of a collapsed building for four days.
The Dagestan suicide bombings on Wednesday were the latest in a spate of attacks that has many in Russia looking to Vladimir Putin, whose reputation was built on tough talk and action against insurgents.
Officials blamed today's twin Moscow Metro bombings, which struck near the FSB security service and a major state-run media outlet, on two female suicide bombers from the N. Caucasus.
At last count, the mystery monkey of Tampa Bay – who has been avoiding (not outwitting) Florida authorities for a year – has 31,000 Facebook fans.
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.
This weekend's Russia protests, in which thousands gathered in 20 Russian cities for 'Day of Wrath' demonstrations against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and other government officials, brought together diverse political forces.