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The U.S. adventurer's plane "disintegrated" when it hit a California mountain, experts said. The presence of bears and other scavengers may help explain why so few remains have been found.

October 2, 2008
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Paul McCartney performs in Israel, a German jigsaw puzzle may be the world's largest, and more in our weekly roundup of culture photos.

September 29, 2008
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Strapped to a jet-powered wing—and with little more than a helmet for protection—Jet Man rocketed across the Channel in 13 minutes Friday.

September 26, 2008
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Giant diamond discovered, Hurricane Ike victims return to ruins, and more in our roundup of the week's best news photos.

September 25, 2008
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On live TV, a Swiss pilot will attempt to rocket into the history books by crossing from France to England using a single, jet-propelled wing attached to his back.

Updated September 25, 2008
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The mission, which launches Friday, furthers an ambitious space program that aims to build a base on the moon—in cooperation with NASA or not.

September 24, 2008
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Fans say goodbye to Yankee Stadium, North Korean gymnasts jump rope en masse, and more in our weekly roundup of culture photos.

September 22, 2008
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The world's largest stone dome built without pillars is near completion in India at the site of a gigantic pagoda.

September 22, 2008
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Horses fight, Hurricane Ike stirs up a storm of memories, Baghdad turns red, painted soldiers celebrate, and more in the week's best news photos.

September 18, 2008
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With towering glass "sails" and fiberglass tunnels on the seafloor, a futuristic underwater museum in Alexandria may bring visitors deep into the site of Cleopatra's sunken palace.

September 16, 2008
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A camp for working elephants helps preserve the mahout way of life in Thailand—and helps the beasts get back to nature.

September 16, 2008
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Hindus honor the elephant god Ganesh, Japanese Buddhists celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary, and more in our weekly roundup of culture photos.

September 15, 2008
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A bear-bones attraction, a frozen fighter jet, the new September 11 memorial, and more are featured in our picks of the week's news photos.

September 11, 2008
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Some remains of an ancient Roman harbor and town off Israel's coast, partially submerged, can be viewed only by visitors wearing diving or snorkeling equipment.

September 11, 2008
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Liverpool celebrates with a giant mechanical spider, Coney Island's Astroland closes, and more in our new weekly roundup of culture photos.

September 8, 2008

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