Slideshow Archive

Mexico City rocked by earthquake
Fri, Apr 18 2014

A magnitude 7.2 quake hits Mexico City sending residents running outdoors and cutting electricity off in parts of the city.

South Korean ferry capsizes
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Hundreds are missing after a ferry capsizes off South Korea.

Crisis in Ukraine
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Our latest images from the standoff in eastern Ukraine.

Good Friday in India
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Christians across India observe Good Friday.

Editor's Choice
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Our best photos from the last 24 hours.

Rob Ford for mayor
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Toronto mayor Rob Ford at his campaign for re-election launch party.

Distant planets
Fri, Apr 18 2014

For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star.

Iraq's militant threat
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

Chaos as police strike
Fri, Apr 18 2014

A police strike unleashes a crime wave in Brazil's third-largest city.

Walls of India
Fri, Apr 18 2014

Decorative, protective, functional, colorful - some of the traditional wall styles of India.


Romanian gendarmes watch a demo intervention of a Gendarms Counter-Terrorism Brigade member, during the Romanian Gendarmerie National Day, in Bacau city, Romania, April 1, 2011.  Your View/Sebastian Sascau

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Mickey Rooney: 1920 - 2014

Actor Mickey Rooney, whose career spanned 10 decades, dies at the age of 93.

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David Letterman retires

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