Photos: Chimney sweeps celebrate spring tradition in Britain
May 8, 2012, 11:20 a.m. by Catie Leary
This year marks the Sweeps Festival's 32nd anniversary since it was reintroduced in 1981, marking a 400-year-old event. The celebration includes Morris folk dancing and a traditional 'man-eating' garland ceremony.
Photo: Panda suits are all in a day's work for researchers
May 7, 2012, 11:11 a.m. by Catie Leary
Scientists dress up like pandas to limit human interaction with the endangered bears, which are being taken to a new habitat to learn crucial survival skills.
Photos: Formerly conjoined twins thriving 6 months later
May 3, 2012, 9:28 a.m. by Catie Leary
Angelina and Angelica Sabuco, twins born attached at the chest, are enjoying life apart after undergoing a 10-hour separation surgery last fall.
Photos: One World Trade Center rises above the concrete jungle
May 2, 2012, 11:36 a.m. by Catie Leary
The famous New York building is now the tallest in the city after reaching a height of just over 1,250 feet — higher than the observation deck at the Empire State Building.
Photos: Aussie activists speak for the planet at May Day rally
May 1, 2012, 11:42 a.m. by Catie Leary
A crowd of farmers and environmentalists gather at a May Day rally in Sydney to call for tougher mining restrictions to protect sensitive lands and water sources.
Photo: Space Shuttle Enterprise flies over Manhattan
April 27, 2012, 4:22 p.m. by Catie Leary
Space Shuttle Enterprise takes its last flight while mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft.
Photo: Donald Trump battles offshore windmills in Scotland
April 25, 2012, 12:06 p.m. by Catie Leary
Donald Trump makes a visit to the Scottish Parliament to voice his opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm, which he says will spoil the view from his new golf resort in Aberdeenshire.
Photos: Late April snowstorm blankets the Northeast
April 24, 2012, 11:21 a.m. by Catie Leary
Despite a mild winter coupled with a very warm spring, a late April snow storm swept through the Northeast on Monday, leaving several inches of snow in its wake and thousands of people without power.
Photo: Hubble marks 22 years in orbit with stellar image
April 23, 2012, 11:54 a.m. by Catie Leary
To celebrate, NASA releases a stunning image of the Tarantula Nebula, also known as 30 Doradus, is one of the largest, brightest and most prolific star nurseries in the Milky Way.
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