Vice President Joe Biden attends the 113th annual Army-Navy game in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2012. Navy defeated Army 17-13 to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy. UPI/Eileen Angelino
The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. UPI/Brendan Hoffman/Pool
Cirque du Soleil's "Alegria" opening night at the Omnisports Palace of Bercy in Paris on November 28, 2012. The show, which originally premiered in April 1994, has been performed over 5,000 times and seen by over 10 million spectators in more than 65 cities around the world. UPI/David Silpa.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit up during the 80th annual tree lighting ceremony on November 28, 2012 in New York City. The 80-foot spruce is illuminated with over 45,000 lights and will remain on display through the new year. UPI /Monika Graff
Palestinians take part in a rally in support of the efforts of President Mahmoud Abbas to secure a diplomatic upgrade at the United Nations, in Gaza City November 29, 2012. The U.N. General Assembly is set to implicitly recognize a sovereign state of Palestine on Thursday despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding much-needed funds for the West Bank government. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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