Actor and producer Tom Hanks, takes pictures after a tribute to honor WW II vets that served in the Pacific Theater, March 11, 2010. The event was held at the World War II Memorial on the Mall and coincides with the upcoming HBO miniseries entitled "The Pacific."
'The Pacific,' a 10-part HBO drama that launches Sunday, spins the tales of those who fought on the Pacific front in World War II. Creators Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg suggest that the type of warfare waged on those little-known islands may give viewers a jolt of familiarity.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera carries his granddaughter Esperanza after his inauguration in Vina del Mar, Chile, on March 11. During the President's inauguration, a series of strong aftershocks from last month's 8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Chile. Pinera immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami.
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