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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/08

    An Indian couple performs marriage rituals during a mass marriage of Pipa Kshatriya Darji community members belonging to the Indian state of Rajasthan on the occasion of Basant Panchami, or spring festival, in Ahmadabad. Thousands of couples tie the knot on this day, considered auspicious in Gujarat.

  • Opinion Super Bowl commercials: What happens to those CareerBuilder chimps?

    They're not monkeys. They're chimpanzees with short working lives in entertainment, after which they can't be returned to zoos or the wild. Lucky ones end up in sanctuaries, needing care for the next 40 years. Major ad agencies have pledged not to use great apes. Why won't CareerBuilder?

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

    A Peking Opera artist performs at a temple fair to celebrate the lunar New Year in Beijing. The Chinese lunar New Year begins on Feb. 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28

    An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

  • Baby black rhino born at St. Louis zoo

    Baby black rhino born at St. Louis zoo

    Baby black rhino was born earlier this month in the eastern Missouri city. Part of an endangered species, the baby black rhino does not have a name yet.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/26

    Indian soldiers of the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. The day marks the anniversary of India's adoption of a democratic constitution.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/24

    Vendors look for customers at a local market on the outskirts of Saint-Marc, Haiti, on Jan. 22. The cholera epidemic that killed nearly 4,000 people is claiming fewer victims, with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere from the Artibonite Valley to the crowded urban slums.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/20

    A robin feasts on berries during a snowstorm in Muncie, Ind.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/14

    A Nepalese traditional dancer performs in Katmandu during the inauguration ceremony of Nepal Tourism Year 2011 to welcome international travelers to visit the country. According to a media release, Nepalese government has set a target to bring in 1 million tourists during 2011.

  • In Pictures The twelve signs of the zodiac

    Aries: the ram. A sheep is marked with colors as it is kept for sale in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010.