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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/03

    A model presents a creation by Pilar Vera during the International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. The show will run until Feb. 6.

  • Egypt protests: People to watch

    Egypt protests: People to watch

    Egypt's protests are now into their second week. Curfews are starting earlier and Internet remains down, but the crowds in Tahrir Square continue. There's plenty to follow, but there are a few people to keep a particularly close eye on as events unfold.

  • Albania's untold story

    Albania's untold story

    Thousands of Jews found refuge in Europe's only Muslim state, where an ancient honor code saw all as guests.

  • J.D. Salinger letters reveal a more human side

    J.D. Salinger letters reveal a more human side

    J.D. Salinger letters show that the enigmatic writer of 'The Catcher in the Rye' was an affectionate friend who enjoyed gardening, trips to the theater and church suppers — and thought one restaurant chain's burgers were better than the rest.

  • Backchannels Egypt stocks down, protester morale up as they prepare for Friday

  • Iran nuclear talks: What's on the table, what's at stake

    Iran nuclear talks: What's on the table, what's at stake

    Iran nuclear talks began in Istanbul today with topics that could include a revamped version of a nuclear fuel swap deal and ongoing sanctions.

  • France finds a hero in former Nazi prisoner turned bestselling author

    France finds a hero in former Nazi prisoner turned bestselling author

    Former Nazi prisoner Stéphane Hessel argues that figures like Martin Luther King Jr. prove that hope mixed with an 'unwillingness to compromise on human rights' can defeat oppression.

  • In Pictures Albania's Untold Story

    Fritzi Weitzmann Owens at her home in Manhattan with a photo of herself at the age of 14 in Albanian attire. Her family fled Vienna with the help of Albanian King Zog to escape Nazi rule. The family became the official royal photographers.

  • The top 10 weirdest stories of 2010

    The top 10 weirdest stories of 2010

    As 2010 draws to a close, its time to reflect upon the joys and sorrows of the past twelve months. It's also time to think about the truly weird things that we witnessed. Here's our top ten list.

  • In Pictures Christmas lights

    South Korean Christians sing a hymn in front of a Christmas tree on top of the Aegibong Peak Observatory just south of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas in Gimpo, South Korea, on Dec. 21. South Korean military allowed Christians to erect a Christmas tree on top of the observatory controlled by South Korean marines, which is located about 1.9 miles south of North Korean territory, while the North warned against it, according to local media.