Monty Python wants you to know: They were always in it for the money
The pope called on the international community to "boldly negotiate the peace long awaited and long overdue" in Syria
Palm Sunday marks the day that the Bible says Jesus rode into Jerusalem to the cheers of the crowds
"I am fighting for the truth as well." Embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, when asked by a reporter why he hasn't stepped down, despite bipartisan calls for his resignation "A year ago my approval rating was in the 30s, my nominee for the Supreme Court had just withdrawn and my vice president had shot someone.
"We have just begun to fight."Attorney Daniel Petrocelli, reacting to the conviction of his client, ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, on fraud and conspiracy charges"I learned some lessons about expressing myself maybe in a little more sophisticated manner, you know."President George W.
"Mexico is our friend."California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, attempting to ease recent U.S.-Mexico tensions over immigration"This is what we have. We cannot talk about dreams."Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on building a Palestinian state around the areas captured by Israel in the 1967 Six Day War"I think this is about a country that just has trouble making up its mind."U.S. envoy Christopher Hill, on North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the difficulty in making progress in the six-nation...
Malaysian painter Syed Ahmad Jamal can still remember when he discovered cubism. It was in 1951 in a bookshop in London, where the then 22-year-old bought his first art book on the work of Georges Braque. "I didn't even know the word existed," he recalls. "In those days, cubism hadn't really spread in Asia."Eventually, it did.
The ruins of Matera in Italy's southern region of Basilicata are a grim reminder of how desperate life has been for the region's poor. Generations of families once lived here in squalid, windowless caves cut out of the steep ravines, often sleeping alongside their pigs, chickens and goats.