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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/13

    Actress Frederique Bel wears a bicycle necklace as she arrives for the screening of the film Habemus Papam (We Have A Pope) in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in France.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/05

    A cricket fan displays a message to Pakistan's batsman Ahmed Shehzad during the fifth and final one-day international cricket match against the West Indies in Georgetown, Guyana.

  • If US killed Osama bin Laden, ask Libyans, why not assassinate Qaddafi?

    If US killed Osama bin Laden, ask Libyans, why not assassinate Qaddafi?

    Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday. Libyan refugees have been calling for the West to assassinate Col. Muammar Qaddafi, which they argue would save lives and end the civil war.

  • Yemen's president may step down

    Yemen's president may step down

    President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced Saturday that he would step down within 30 days in exchange for immunity from prosecution and other conditions, but the deal remains fragile.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/22

    Baby rabbits are offered for sale at a farming supply store in Omaha, Neb.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Currents

    Though the above image may resemble a painting straight out of an art gallery in Venice Beach, California, it is in fact a satellite image of the sands and seaweed in the Bahamas. Tides and ocean currents in the Bahamas sculpted the sand and seaweed beds into these multicolored, fluted patterns in much the same way that winds sculpted the vast sand dunes in the Sahara Desert.

  • The total cost of the Libya intervention

    Stefan Karlsson The total cost of the Libya intervention

    As the civil war is prolonged, the price of oil goes up. The US alone imports 9.5 million barrels of oil each day.

  • Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.

  • Syrian protesters face more violence in campaign against Assad

    Syrian protesters face more violence in campaign against Assad

    At least 12 protesters were reportedly killed today in demonstrations across Syria, where greater instability could alter the balance of power in the Middle East.

  • NATO's in charge – so who is doing what in Libya?

    NATO's in charge – so who is doing what in Libya?

    After more than a week of debate about who should have what role in the international intervention in Libya, NATO is set to assume full command. The roles of other nations involved in Libya’s conflict are likely to change as well. What were those roles, and what will they be now?