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Futbol fanatics

After qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in 12 years on Sept. 10, Chile played its last game of the season Wednesday against Ecuador.

In Banksy’s town, graffiti is art

On a recent visit to London, I was fortunate enough to visit a number of the city’s great venues of art, from the Tate Modern and the National Gallery to the Dali Universe and the Photographers’ Gallery.

Chile beats Ecuador 4-2 for World Cup

SANTIAGO, Chile - Last Saturday, Chile triumphed in a victory against Colombia that is now bringing them to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Couples from around the world participate in a mass wedding ceremony arranged by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church at Sun Moon University in Asan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. The brides wore wedding dresses or their national dress; the men wore black suits with red ties, with white scarves around their necks. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Somewhere over the rainforest

LAKE SANDOVAL, Peru - Gold miners dump mercury into the Madre de Dios River five kilometers from some of the most intensely protected rainforests in Peru.

HYDERABAD, India - A woman hosts a radio program  in Telugu, the local language, Oct. 10. The radio station - for women, by women and completely independent -  is the of its kind in the Andhra Pradesh area and was made possible by the Indian NGO Deccan Development Society.

Empowering India’s impoverished women

HYDERADBAD, India - A few weeks ago, former president Clinton spoke about how it’s a mistake to give food aid only in times of national disaster rather than promote food production and self-reliance among impoverished regions as crisis prevention.

Chicago v. Rio

SAO PAULO, Brazil – As someone born and raised in Indiana, Chicago was the city I was initially rooting for.

Give me a kilt

EDINBURGH, Scotland – Kilts. They’re funny-looking plaid skirts that are always an interesting thing to talk about but hard to understand.

Elinor Ostrom, a professor of political science at Indiana University, became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel prize for economics on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. Ostrom was praised "for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons." Ostrom's prize is Indiana University's eighth Nobel prize.

IU professor Ostrom wins Nobel economics prize

IU professor Elinor Ostrom became the first woman to win Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. Ostrom was honored for her work in analyses of economic governance, or the way people exercise authority in economic systems.

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 23 in New York. President Obama on Friday Oct. 9, 2009 won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said.

President Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO — President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a stunning decision designed to encourage his initiatives to reduce nuclear arms, ease tensions with the Muslim world and stress diplomacy and cooperation rather than unilateralism.

Making street art to earn a living

As a student studying at a Chilean university, I have discovered many differences between the lives of American students and those of Chilean students.

For the US, ‘Copenhagen or bust’

CANTERBURY, England - In just a couple short months, we will watch as more than 15,000 officials from 192 countries convene in Copenhagen, Denmark, and attempt to tackle what is arguably the most urgent international issue of our time – climate change.

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Villagers use a boat to move around on Wednesday in the flood devastated district of Krishna, 156 miles from Hyderabad, India.

Hundreds of slums washed away, again

We all know floods can be detrimental. If there was ever any doubt, the flooding from Hurricane Katrina surely diminished it.

A view from the side of the copper mine in Calama, Chile, shows the Concentrator process, where the metals in the water attach to the air bubbles and float to the surface.

Huge tires, huge mine supply world's copper

CALAMA, Chile – What is big, worth 30-40 million dollars, used in the northern part of Chile, and has to be replaced every single year? Answer: the biggest brand of Michelin tires that they produce.

Former Yale lab tech appears in court; hearing set

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A former Yale University lab technician charged with strangling a graduate student and stuffing her body behind a laboratory wall appeared in court Tuesday but did not enter a plea to murder.


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