Dramatic images from around the world
In this week's collection of dramatic images, celebrate as Monarch butterflies make their annual migration from Alaska to Mexico. Gaze amazed at a gigantic Harvest Moon as it lights up the sky like a Chinese lantern.
There's more. Desert Roses aren't what Sting and Cheb Mami painted them to be. They're actually obese little plants that grow in the desert at Socotra, an island off the coast of Yemen.
What do North Korean soldiers do when they see South Korean compatriots across the border?
Follow the world's first deaf sailor on his gallant solo odyssey around the world. Ride a train over the Danube River. Watch Chinese circus artists teach monkeys to smile. Peek into volcano craters and climb snowy peaks.
With so much to see right here, why do you need a visa to travel the world?
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'Leader of the Ladies in White Berta Soler shows her new passport in Havana. Cubans are now able to leave the country with just a passport and no need for much-hated exit visas and letters of... more
'Leader of the Ladies in White Berta Soler shows her new passport in Havana. Cubans are now able to leave the country with just a passport and no need for much-hated exit visas and letters of invitation the communist government imposed in 1961 to slow a mass exodus of people fleeing after the 1959 revolution led by Fidel Castro. The reform was announced in October to address the near universal complaints by Cubans about the expensive and time-consuming paperwork requirements that purposely made it difficult to leave the island.less