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Dec. 27 Photo Brief: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari launches political career, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, heat wave in Brazil, 2013

Dec. 27 Photo Brief: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari launches political career, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, heat wave in Brazil, 2013

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari launches political career, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home rescues abandoned pets, heat wave in Brazil, 2013 in lights and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 26 Photo Brief: Boxing Day hunt, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers rush, Elephant Race event

Dec. 26 Photo Brief: Boxing Day hunt, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers rush, Elephant Race event

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Boxing Day in Britain, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers production rush, Elephant Race event in Nepal and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 23 Photo Brief: Protests for stricter rape laws, air strike in Syria, fishing in Peru, Copahue volcano spews ash

Dec. 23 Photo Brief: Protests for stricter rape laws, air strike in Syria, fishing in Peru, Copahue volcano spews ash

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Protests for stricter rape laws in New Dehli turn violent, air strike in Syria kills dozens at bakery, fishing in Peru, an active Copahue volcano and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 20 Photo Brief: Snow in the Midwest, high stepping in Afghanistan, window washing Santas and Senator Inouye’s last trip to the Capitol

Dec. 20 Photo Brief: Snow in the Midwest, high stepping in Afghanistan, window washing Santas and Senator Inouye’s last trip to the Capitol

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Senator Daniel Inouye’s casket is brought to the Capitol to lie in state, Santas do some window washing in Tokyo, more Afghans finish police training, Kansas gets hits with a snowstorm and more in today’s Daily Brief.

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Dec. 9 Photo Brief: Stars in Afghanistan, International Animal Rights Day, Ice wine, winter swimming, rebel armored vehicles

Dec. 9 Photo Brief: Stars in Afghanistan, International Animal Rights Day, Ice wine, winter swimming, rebel armored vehicles

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Stars in Afghanistan, International Animal Rights Day, Ice wine from the Czech, winter swimming in China, Syrian rebel armored vehicles and more in today’s daily brief.

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Animals facing conflict in 2012

Animals facing conflict in 2012

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As humans across the globe dealt with a host of problems in 2012, so too did the animal kingdom. From poaching to war, here’s a look at animals facing conflict in different regions of the world.

NOTE: Some photos are graphic showing visual coverage of injury or death that may be disturbing to some readers.
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Dec. 3 Photo Brief: Kate and William are having a baby, Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, World Disability Day, Santa Dash

Dec. 3 Photo Brief: Kate and William are having a baby, Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, World Disability Day, Santa Dash

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William and Kate are expecting their first child, follow Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, demonstration on World Disability Day in Srinagar, Santa Dash with soccer ties and more in today’s daily brief.

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