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Chinese babies accompanied by their parents take part in a baby swimming contest at a stadium in Beijing on Sept. 11, 2010.
A young boy views a private swimming pool in a luxury residential area on Feb. 15, 2005, in Jiangmen, Guangdong province.
A boy gets a haircut at a barbershop on March 6, 2011, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province.
A young boy sits in a Chinese made MG TF sports car at the Nanjing International Auto Expo on Oct. 9, 2007, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.
A young girl walks past a billboard featuring a yacht during the 11th China International Boat Show at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre on Apr. 8, 2006.
A Chinese boy grimaces in front of screens showing stock indexes at a trading house in Shanghai on June 25, 2010.
A child views residential models during the 2011 Nanjing Spring House Fair on March 18, 2011, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.
A boy looks on as models pose with a Mercedes-Benz R350 car during a promotion for property owners in a wealthy residential district on Oct. 14, 2006, in Chongqing municipality.
Chinese children attend a computer class to learn how to properly use the Internet on June 7, 2010, in Beijing.
A group of Chinese children learn how to play golf at an exclusive kindergarten in Beijing on Dec. 17, 2010.
Chinese boys watch a cartoon at a toy fair in Beijing on July 29, 2010.
Floods in Indian Kashmir; an English debutante ball; and Gaza's students return to…
Old views of a Scottish capital.
Screenshots from a jihadi's personal computer.
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A smaller atomic arsenal isn't just wishful thinking -- it's bad strategy.
A Syrian-American writer finds her voice, with help from Libya's most famous novelist.
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