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Unearthed from the ruins of a 1,500-year-old, earthquake-hit Jerusalem building, the unprecedented marble figurine sports a short hairstyle indicating it depicts an athlete.

January 28, 2009
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A landslide in Costa Rica, a giant wind turbine, and more in the week's best news photos.

January 15, 2009

Two 21-year-old climbers—including Rob Gauntlett, one of National Geographic Adventure magazine's 2008 adventurers of the year—died on the Alps' tallest mountain Saturday.

January 13, 2009
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The aftermath of an earthquake, a friendly cow, and an ethereal Paris sunset are three of the six winners of the National Geographic International Photo Contest 2008.

December 23, 2008
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See National Geographic News's most popular individual photos of 2008, including pictures of a giant stingray, a "smiling" sky, a lizard-snake standoff, and more.

December 17, 2008
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See National Geographic News's most popular photo galleries of 2008, starring an "alien" squid with "elbows," an electric eruption, a welcoming whale, and other natural wonders.

December 12, 2008
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Human trafficking protestors ride airport luggage belts, devilish creatures roam the streets of Germany, a white lion is born, and more in this week's best news photos.

December 11, 2008
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Scientists are working to halt or even reverse the decline of one of the only coral reefs on the continental United States, near the Florida Keys.

December 10, 2008
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All 122 passengers and crew were rescued, but an unknown amount of oil leaking into the fragile waters may pose an environmental threat, says a National Geographic grantee near the scene.

December 5, 2008
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Venetians ride out the floods, Mumbai residents decry attacks, horse-betting returns to China, and more in this week's best news photos.

December 4, 2008
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Archaeologists in Peru have discovered an Inca mummy and artifacts, including gold jewelry, near the ancient mountain citadel of Machu Picchu.

December 01, 2008
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The Japanese fishing method of agiya, in which teams of fishermen dive into the ocean and drive schools of fish into a net, is dying out.

November 21, 2008
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Smuggled puppies, raging fires, a Sistine ceiling, and more in the week's best news photos.

November 20, 2008
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Aztec dance, a World War II reenactment, tragedy in Haiti, and more in the week's best news photos.

November 13, 2008

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