Protestor Camron Stone speaks during a candlelight vigil in ...
Jan 13th, 2011
(AP) - Protestor Camron Stone speaks during a candlelight vigil in support of tree-sitters who are attempting to keep oak trees from being felled in Arcadia, Calif. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Los Angeles County public works officials say the trees covering 11 acres in foothills above the city of Arcadia must be cleared away for a public works project. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) -
With just two inhabited buildings and a population of five, Fossil, Wyo., is all but a ghost town today. But as far as ghosts go, the ones at Fossil are pretty remarkable - 50-million-year-old monitor lizards, stingrays and freakishly long-tailed turtles among them. (Source: LiveScience.com)... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks sharply cut gains after climbing as much as 1 percent earlier as investors parsed comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who was speaking before Congress. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 69.11 points, or 0.45 percent, to 15,456.69. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index added 6.24 points, or 0.37 ... [Full Article]
HONG KONG (AP) - Every year, Hong Kong residents gather in droves for the annual vigil to commemorate the Tiananmen democracy protests. More than marking the brutal crackdown in Beijing 24 years ago, the event here increasingly symbolizes disaffection with rule by China. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]