Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
Ahn Young-joon | AP
Dressed in a Santa Claus outfit, a diver performs with sardines at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in South Korea, where over half of the population are Christians.
Mike Brown, The Commercial Appeal | AP
The Morph Twins, Brandon King and Trent Mendoza (left), share a chair as they are surrounded by a dance group known as the Tip Top Tappers while waiting to audition for producers of the NBC reality show "America's Got Talent" Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in Memphis, Tenn. Local participants in the auditions won't know if they made the cut until auditions have taken place in all 14 selected cities.
Kevin Bennett | BDN
A worker with the city of Bangor prepares to remove a traffic light that was struck by an over-sized load at the bottom of State Street in Bangor on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.
Rafiq Maqbool | AP
Meera, a young Indian girl, walks to sell paper wheels at the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai, India on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Meera, who attends a government school, works after school hours to support her family who make a living selling paper wheels.
Nasser Nasser | AP
Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, one wears a Guy Fawkes mask, chant slogans during a demonstration that started in front of el-Nour mosque (background) in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Thousands of opponents and supporters of Egypt's Islamist president staged rival rallies in the nation's capital Tuesday, four days ahead a nationwide referendum on a contentious draft constitution.
Franklin Reyes | AP
A hairdresser sleeps as she waits for clients at a private hair salon in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Cuba formally authorized the creation of the first nonagricultural cooperatives on Tuesday, a measure expected to permit the growth of midsize businesses as part of President Raul Castro's plan to open the economy to some liberalization. The rules say a cooperative can be formed by three or more Cubans.
Romain Blanquart, Detroit Free Press | AP
A crowd protests outside the state Capitol against two controversial right-to-work bills that the Michigan House of Representatives passed in Lansing, Mich. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. As chants of angry protesters filled the Capitol, Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to right-to-work legislation, dealing a devastating and once-unthinkable defeat to organized labor in a state that has been a bastion of the movement for generations.
Posted Dec. 11, 2012, at 9:16 p.m.