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  • In Pictures Unusual military hats

    A member of Norway's Hans Majestet Kongens Garde (His Majesty the King's Guard) is seen during a changing of the guard ceremony in Oslo.

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  • In Pictures Unusual military hats

    A member of Norway's Hans Majestet Kongens Garde (His Majesty the King's Guard) is seen during a changing of the guard ceremony in Oslo.

  • 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.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/14

    Angelina Walley, wife of German anatomist Gunther von Hagens looks at a plastinate shark during an exhibition preview at the Cologne zoo. 'Koerperwelten der Tiere' (Body Worlds of Animals), an exhibition of polymer preserved animals of German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, opens on April 15 and runs until September 30, 2011.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/22

    Three oiled rock hopper penguins on the island chain of Tristan da Cunha. Thousands of endangered penguins have been coated with oil after a cargo ship ran aground and broke up on a remote British South Atlantic territory. The shipwreck also threatens the lobster fishery that provides a livelihood to one of the world's most isolated communities.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/10

    A dog waits to take part in Britain's annual Crufts dog show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, England.

  • In Pictures Global phones

    A conscript for the Russian army talks on a mobile phone at a recruiting station in Stavropol, Russia, on October 20.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/21

    A security officer stands guard as voters display their election identity cards as they stand in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station at Ranti, in the Madhubani district of Bihar State, India. Polling began Thursday morning for the first phase of elections to the Bihar state Assembly amid heavy security, according to a news agency.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/20

    A boy plays in front of his flooded house in downtown of Ha Tinh city, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam.

  • Chechen parliament attack a threat to Kremlin strongman

    Chechen parliament attack a threat to Kremlin strongman

    A major militant attack on the Chechen parliament is raising doubts about Kremlin-backed Ramzan Kadyrov's boasts that he's pacified Chechnya.

  • Gallery World's biggest energy hogs

    CHINA, No. 1: A worker checks pipes at PetroChina's Tarim Oilfield in Taklamakan Desert in China in March 2009. According to the International Energy Agency, China consumed the equivalent of 2.265 billion tons of oil in 2009, which was about 4 percent more than the 2.169 billion tons used in the United States. Nearly three-fourths of China's energy consumption comes from coal. By 2015, the Dragon is expected to consume the equivalent of 2.783 billion tons of oil compared to America's 2.291 billion tons.