Jan 20, 2010

The Decade in News Photographs

Bodies of victims are evacuated after a train exploded near the Atocha train Station in Madrid 11 March 2004. At least 131 people were killed and some 400 injured early 11 March 2004 in near-simultaneous explosions on three trains in Madrid at the height of morning commuter traffic, the Spanish interior ministry Said.

Iraqi civilians and U.S. Soldiers pull down a statue of Saddam Hussein in Downtown Baghdad, in this April 9, 2003 file photo.

In the 22 April 2000 file photo, six-year-old Elian Gonzalez screams while holding On to Donato Dalrymple, the man who saved him at sea in November of 1999,

Air France Concorde flight 4590 takes off with fire trailing from its engine on the Left wing from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, in this July 25, 2000 file photo. The plane crashed shortly after take-off, killing all the 109 people aboard and Four others on the ground.

Broward County canvassing board member Judge Robert Rosenberg looks over A questionable ballot, 25 November 2000, at the Broward County Courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

A hijacked commercial plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper 11 September 2001 in New York.

A person falls from the north tower of New York's World Trade Center in this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, after terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and brought down the twin 110-story towers.

Osama bin Laden is seen at an undisclosed location in this Al-Jazeera television image broadcast in this Oct. 7, 2001 file photo. Bin Laden praised God for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and swore America.

A young Afghan woman shows her face in public for the first time after 5 years Of Taliban Sharia law as she waits at a food distribution center in central Kabul November 14, 2001. Under its strict interpretation of Islam, the Taliban ordered All women hidden behind head-to-toe burqas.

This undated photo received 30 January, 2002, shows Wall Street Journal Reporter Daniel Pearl at an undisclosed location with a gun pointed to his head. The kidnappers of Pearl later beheaded the journalist, cutting his body to pieces And burying them outside Karachi.

Smoke covers the presidential palace compound in Baghdad 21 March 2003 During a massive US-led air raid on the Iraqi capital. Smoke billowed from a Number of targeted sites, including one of President Saddam Hussein's palaces, An AFP correspondent said.

US President George W. Bush meets pilots and crew members of the aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln as they return to the US after being deployed in the Gulf region 01 May 2003.

An Iraqi prisoner of war comforts his 4-year-old son at a regroupment center For POWs of the 101st Airborne pision near An Najaf, Iraq in this March 31, 2003 File photo.

This is a file image obtained by The Associated Press which shows Pfc. Lynndie England holding a leash attached to a detainee in late 2003 at the Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad, Iraq.

This unsourced picture allegedly shows ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein Being dragged out of his hiding following his capture by US troops 13 December 2003 in an underground hole at a farm in the village of ad-Dawr, near his Hometown of Tikrit in northern Iraq.

In this Feb. 1, 2003 file photo, debris from the space shuttle Columbia streaks Across the sky over Tyler, Texas as it broke apart during reentry with the loss Of all seven crew members.

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