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December 26, 2014

Photos: 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami

As part of solemn commemorations of the tsunami in 2004 , survivors, government officials, diplomats and families of victims gathered in Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India and elsewhere. Moments of silence were held in several spots to mark the exact time the tsunami struck, a […]

Photos: NASA launches new Orion spacecraft
December 5, 2014

Photos: NASA launches new Orion spacecraft

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft zoomed toward a high point of 3,600 miles (5,800 kilometers) on an orbital test flight Friday, ushering in a new era of exploration that could one day put people on Mars. Orion made a “bull’s-eye” splashdown in the Pacific on Friday […]

Veterans Day Commemorated At DC's World War II Memorial
November 11, 2014

Photos: Veterans Day 2014

Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I.

September 24, 2014

Behind the scenes photos at the United Nations General Assembly

More than 120 world leaders are in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly meeting to discuss climate change and other major international issues. Hundreds of journalists from around the world are also there covering the events as they unfold. Here’s a […]

July 14, 2014

Best of 2014 World Cup: Photos

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was held from June 12th to July 13th in Brazil. It consisted of 64 matches played across 12 cities. Thirty-two teams participated.

Rio de Janeiro
June 6, 2014

Photos-Brazil: host of the 2014 World Cup

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be viewed by millions.  CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes and crew traveled to Brazil to bring preview the event and the culture of the host country. Here are some of the images they brought back.