A U.S. Navy helicopter takes off Tuesday in front of the National Palace after members of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne, front, landed in Port-au-Prince. U.S. Navy helicopters touched down on the grounds of Haiti’s damaged presidential palace bringing reinforcements in the struggle for security and earthquake disaster relief.
A Russian Orthodox believer jumps Tuesday into an ice hole made in the shape of a cross during a traditional Epiphany celebration in a lake near Valdai-Iverskiy Monastery in Valdai in Russia’s Novgorod region, some 250 miles northeast of Moscow. Temperatures in the region plunged to minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit.
Baylor’s Tweety Carter (45) shoots over Iowa State’s Diante Garrett in this file photo from Feb. 24, 2009, in Ames, Iowa. Tweety and the Bears face off against the Jayhawks at 8 tonight at Allen Fieldhouse.
Unexpected fees hidden in bills are the biggest everyday annoyance for Americans, according to a recent survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.
A Chinese man looks at a note and flowers left as support Sunday outside the Google China headquarters as others pose for photos in Beijing. Google must obey China’s laws and traditions, Beijing said Tuesday, an indication officials won’t budge in negotiations after the search giant threatened to pull out of the country if Internet restrictions aren’t relaxed.
The Cleland family enjoyed Thanksgiving Week together in Hawaii. From left are Linda Hoffmann, Fort Collins, Colo.; Ross and Caroline Cleland, Yamhill, Ore.; Anita Cleland, Missoula, Mont.; Rebecca Hoffmann, Fort Collins; Don Gilliland, Rochester, Minn.; Liza Crockett, 16, Missoula; Alex Gilliland, 19, and Sara Gilliland, Rochester; and Nora Cleland, Vinland, who submitted the picture.
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From left, Jason Carter, looks over the tickets as Chef Bradley Walters puts the finishing touches on a to-go meal at The Basil Leaf Café, 3300 W. Sixth St. It’s run by Carter and Chef Walters, and serves up an Italian-style cuisine with a twist.