Traditional Bihu dancers participate in an event to mark World AIDS Day in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Nearly 2.5 million people in India are infected with HIV, the AIDS virus, but talking about the disease and sexual health issues in general is still largely taboo.
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A woman wearing a face mask with the words "Blood products infect us with AIDS" cries while she and others take part in an AIDS awareness event on World AIDS Day at Beijing's south railway station on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. A group of protesters, some who were infected with HIV from blood transfer products and relatives disrupted a UNAIDS event, calling for greater support for people living with AIDS/HIV.
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Workers remove the 5,000 crosses which were put on Museum Square to mark World Aids Day in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. The crosses, planted to look like a cemetery, symbolize the millions of Africans who die of AIDS from lack of access to proper health care and medication.
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Honoring Fallen Heroes
Four candles burn in honor of four slain Lakewood, Wash. police officers at a memorial at the police headquarters in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, in Lakewood, Wash. Seattle police shot and killed a man early Tuesday in Seattle who had been accused of fatally shooting the four Lakewood police officers Sunday as they sat in a coffee shop in Parkland, Wash.
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Shining a Light
Outside view shows the minaret of a mosque in Rendsburg, northern Germany, being silhouetted by the sun on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. The United Nations called Switzerland's ban on new minarets "clearly discriminatory" and deeply divisive.
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Santa's Come to Town
1,004 South Korean volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes pose in a campaign to raise money for a charity donation in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea where over half of the population of 48 million are Christians.
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A visitor looks at dresses worn by Audrey Hepburn, including the outfit in black lace, second left, that she wore in the 1966 film "How to Steal a Million", exhibited amongst dozens of garments and personal items once belonging to the Hollywood star, in Paris, Tuesday Dec. 1, 2009, prior to a auction in London on Dec. 8.