Global stocks drop, dollar up as "cliff" deadline looms
An employee of a foreign exchange trading company looks at monitors as a television set shows Japan's incoming Prime Minister and the leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe speaking in Tokyo December 26, 2012. The yen fell to a 20-month...more
A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Traders are pictured at their desk in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Remote/Pawel Kopczynski
The “Elephant Race” kicks off in Nepal, where the mammals take part in a beauty contest and play an exhibition soccer match among other sports.
A look back at Operation Desert Storm, where U.S. armed forces lead by General Norman Schwarzkopf fought against Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait.
The quieter moments in Syria's battle town.
Police traded gift cards for guns during a Los Angeles buyback program, announced as a crime-fighting response to the deadly shooting rampage in Newtown.