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PHOTOS: Koalas pose with world leaders at G20 in Brisbane, Australia

World leaders took some time to pose with koalas in Brisbane, Australia before the start of the annual G20 Summit, November 15, 2014.


PHOTOS: The world’s tallest man and shortest man meet at Guinness World Records Day

The shortest man ever, Chandra Bahadur Dangi meets the worlds tallest man, Sultan Kosen for the very first time on November 13, 2014 in London, England.


PHOTOS: Hijra Pride 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Photos the first ever Hijra Pride event for transgender individuals, on November 10, 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


PHOTOS: The 18th International Festival of Hot Air Balloons in Portugal

Photos from the 18th International Festival of Hot Air Balloons in Alter do Chao in the center of Portugal on November 10, 2014. (Photos by Patricia de Melo Moreira)


PHOTOS of Yale Papyrus and Parchment Documents Restored

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) The conservation lab at Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library restores documents so that scholars, worldwide, can study manuscripts that open windows to history. Paula R. Zyats, Assistant Chief Conservator in the Preservation Department Conservation Lab at Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library and Tasha Dobbin-Bennett, a papyrologist, linguist and […]


PHOTOS: Village re-enacts life of Spanish bandit Jose Maria El Tempranillo

A re-enactment of the life of Spanish bandit Jose Maria El Tempranillo took place in Grazalema, Spain October 4, 2014. El Tempranillo, along with a band of 50 men, specialized in the robberies of carriages and stagecoaches before giving part of the loot to the poor, earning him the name of The good Bandit.


PHOTOS: Pope performs big tent wedding

Pope Francis married 20 couples from the Diocese of Rome on Sunday, Sept. 14 in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Some people were already living together, one couple had a grown child, and some couples had been previously married. Pope Francis broke tradition in hopes of not turning people away from the church but […]


PHOTOS: Apple unveils new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch

Apple unveiled their new Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Cupertino, California.


Photos: Annual “Tomatina” Tomato Fight Fiesta in Spain 2014

Photos from the annual “tomatina” tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.


PHOTOS: 2014 Comic-Con — Day 1

Photos of Day 1 at the 2014 Comic-Con convention in San Diego, Calif. The event, which runs through July 27, officially kicked off today.


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Photos: The Game Harvard defeats Yale

Harvard defeated Yale 31-24 Saturday in The Game to win the Ivy League title. Photos by Associated Press.


PHOTOS: Thanksgiving Love – Gift of Food in New Haven

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) Approximately 2,000 bags of food were packaged by volunte


PHOTOS: A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near Nagano, Japan

A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics,