Posted On: 4:05 p.m. | May 10, 2011
The Mississippi River crested at a near-record stage as backed-up tributaries spilled over their banks in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Cleanup is expected to be a massive undertaking as the surge moves downstream. View Post»
Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | May 10, 2011
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) Flight SK933 crashes about six miles off-shore while on approach to LAX. View Post»
Posted On: 7:45 p.m. | May 9, 2011
In Paris, a visitor examines an installation of "Leviathan" by Indian-born, British-based artist Anish Kapoor, executed in the Nave of the Grand Palais for Monumenta 2011; a Libyan refugee is silhouetted against her tent at camp in Dehiba, near the southern Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Wazin; and in Greece, the country's credit rating was cut again, making its return to financial... View Post»
Posted On: 3:32 p.m. | May 9, 2011
Most people try not to think about death, but Martha Castañeda lives with it every day. View Post»
Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | May 9, 2011
Umpire Shag Crawford gets down and dirty to call play at home. View Post»
Posted On: 2:41 p.m. | May 8, 2011
It was a gamble three years ago when Southern California Edison crews pushed basketball-sized chunks of rock from a barge off the coast of San Clemente.
But no one expected the 174-acre kelp reef would thrive the way it has so far. Or as quickly.
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Posted On: 2:37 p.m. | May 6, 2011
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.
The headline all week has been the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in Pakistan on Sunday, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. We see images of the compound where Bin Laden was living in Abbottabad (click here for a gallery of... View Post»
Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | May 6, 2011
Friday's Pictures in the News feature begins in Indonesia, where Buddhists pray during a ceremony welcoming the holy month of Vesak.
Elsewhere, models sporting vintage David Bowie hairstyles are set against the Sydney skyline during Fashion Week in Australia; members of the Roma minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrate their biggest holiday; and supporters of Yemen's president climb... View Post»