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Burning Man festival 2013 - in pictures

Once a year, 68,000 people from all over the world gather for Burning Man in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance

Burning Man 2013: The People

24<p>Suliman Nawid, a New York-based costume designer, in sugar skull regalia inspired by Dia De Los Muertos.<p>Next Slide<p>Trending<p>Ranked on a scale from 1 …

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Former University Dean Reportedly Trampled to Death By Elephant

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Canada's Ontario police make huge meth bust

<b>Five men have been charged following one of the largest drug busts in the history of Canada's Ontario province, police say.</b><p>Methamphetamine with a street value of C$40m (£24m) was seized at three drug labs in late July. One lab was guarded by a bear trap hidden by leaves.<p>Police said they recovered …

Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo Vie For Olympics, But Is It Worth It?

The International Olympic Committee will decide Saturday on the host of the 2020 Summer Games. Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are vying for the honor.<p>As our reporters noted on <i>Morning Edition</i>, these are all world-class cities with strong selling points, but they also face some serious challenges.<p><b>Istanbul</b><p>…

Vodafone and Verizon bosses agreed $130bn deal watching ice hockey match

Vittorio Colao and Lowell McAdam held talks at New York Rangers game rather than behind closed doors of a bank<p>Vodafone's sale of its stake in Verizon, the largest corporate transaction for a decade, was agreed on the benches of New York's Madison Square Garden, in front of thousands of spectators …

Netherlands to pay compensation over Srebrenica massacre

'Historic' ruling sets precedent that countries providing troops as UN peacekeepers can be held legally responsible for crimes<p>The Netherlands has been ordered to pay compensation for the deaths of Bosnian Muslims in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in a ruling that opens up the Dutch state to …

Ohio man confesses to drink-driving death in online video

<b>A US man has posted an online video confession in which he admits killing a man in a drink-driving accident.</b><p>In the US state of Ohio, Matthew Cordle, 22, said he accepted "full responsibility" for the death of Navy veteran Vincent Canzani, 61.<p>Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said Mr Cordle had been a suspect …

1 in 5 married households in USA has foreign-born spouse

One in five married households has at least one spouse who was born outside the United States, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.<p>Three states and the District of Columbia have 12% or more households where one spouse is American-born and the other is not.<p>Immigration trends have contributed to the …

Remote control helicopter kills teenager in NYC park

<b>A New York teenager has been killed when the toy remote control helicopter he was flying struck him in the head.</b><p>Roman Pirozek Jr, 19, was pronounced dead at a park in New York City's Brooklyn borough where hobbyists often fly remote control aircraft.<p>Police said reports suggested Pirozek was killed …

Tens of thousands protest Mexican oil reforms

MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Peña Nieto's plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence from outside influence has been a source of national pride …

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