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Centuries-old sport with a modern twist

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:15
Categories: International News

Living inside a landfill

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:10
About 100 families live inside the Boragaon landfill in Guwahati, India. Every day, they search the area for treasure — a tiny scrap of metal, a bit of plastic, maybe a bone. They use large hooks to sort through the garbage, which sometimes reaches two or three stories high. But photographer Timothy Bouldry says the people who live at the landfill are actually "content. They are not jaded by modern civilization."
Categories: International News

Look at me! 27 selfies of the week

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:54
Categories: International News

U.S.: ISIS loses quarter of territory in Iraq

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:53
The Pentagon released a map this week showing coalition forces have taken back 25-30% of Iraqi territory seized by ISIS.
Categories: International News

Three weeks of Saudi strikes in Yemen, no peace in sight

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:52
Thursday will mark three weeks since Saudi Arabia began airstrikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen. But there is as yet little sign that the rebels are being driven back, that the fighting in Yemen is dying down or that lives there are being saved.
Categories: International News

'Yarmouk is my soul:' Defiant survivors stuck between ISIS and Syrian bombs

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:52
Even in the horror of Syria's civil war, there are few places that showcase the scale of the destruction -- and the senselessness of the loss of life -- more than the Yarmouk camp on the outskirts of Damascus.
Categories: International News

Faces of a stolen generation

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:48
Their eyes reflect childhoods marked by tragedy. Their faces show wrinkles made deeper by pain and the passage of time.
Categories: International News

Wonder at the Dead Sea

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:56
Categories: International News

Wonder in the Galapagos

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:56
Categories: International News

Wonder in Vanuatu

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:55
Categories: International News

Family portraits, for families with nothing

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:51
Photographer Alexia Webster was tired of always taking pictures. Instead, she decided to give some back.
Categories: International News

'Underwater Babies'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:49
In his latest book, "Underwater Babies," photographer Seth Casteel one-ups the cuteness factor found in his previous underwater portraits of dogs and puppies.
Categories: International News

'Supertide' isolates French island

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:49
Thousands gathered to see the moment an unusually high tide surrounded the historic site of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France.
Categories: International News

The week in 47 photos

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:48
Categories: International News

Wonder in the Alps

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:47
The season finale of "The Wonder List" highlights the beauty of the French Alps.
Categories: International News

Wonder in Venice

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:47
Categories: International News

Rare photos of bin Laden's Afghan hideout

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:47
Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the latest major terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before al Qaeda flew hijacked planes into buildings or bombed U.S. Embassies in Africa and even before the FBI placed bin Laden on its Most Wanted List.
Categories: International News

Asiana Airlines plane overshoots runway

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:34
An Asiana Airlines plane overran a runway while landing at Japan's Hiroshima Airport on Tuesday evening, according to Japanese fire department and Transportation Ministry sources.
Categories: International News

The Pope's old iPad sells for $30,500

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 09:19
It seems iPads hold their value pretty well, especially if they have papal connections
Categories: International News
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