Photos from the Humana Challenge at PGA West in La Quinta, California on January 21, 2012. The tournament, formerly know as the Bob Hope Classic, teams professional and amateur golfers with celebrities and has been raising money for a variety of charities since 1960.
After being considered the heavy favorite to win the Republican primary in South Carolina, Mitt Romney has taken second place to Newt Gingrich with 26 percent of the vote with 31 percent of the precincts reporting in.
With the crucial Republican presidential primary to be held on Saturday, Jan. 21. Newt Gingrich has suddenly challenged the previously presumptive nominee Mitt Romney to the point at which the two are neck and neck in the polls.
With nearly twice the required numbers of 540,000 signatures gathered in order to trigger a recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, members of United Wisconsin formally delivered their petitions to the Government Accountability Board on Jan. 17, 2011.
With hundreds gathering to protests over the course of the day, four people were arrested as tensions flared between members of the Occupy movement and police outside of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 17, 2012.
Chabahar, Iran is a free trade zone on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. India is helping Iran to develop the Chabahar port, which is Iran's closest and best access point to the Indian Ocean. Chabahar is also near the Strait of Hormuz, a vital trade route that the Iranian government has repeatedly threatened to close.
Hamas is currently attempting to rebuild a police system that collapsed when Hamas took the in Gaza Strip from the Fatah movement, Fatah Leaders meeting with Hamas leaders in Gaza City in a fresh move to push ahead with the rapprochement signed in April following years of bitter rivalry.
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