Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012
Wong Maye-E | AP
A model showcases a creation by Chinese designer Guo Pei on Tuesday Nov. 27, 2012, in Singapore during the Asian Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show.
Sergei Grits | AP
People walk in a park on a foggy day as the temperature hovers at around 39 Fahrenheit in Minsk, Belarus on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
Mohammed Ballas | AP
A Palestinian man smokes a water-pipe next to a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, in the West Bank town of Jenin on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Palestinian authorities on Tuesday opened Yasser Arafat's grave and foreign experts took samples from his remains as part of a long-shot attempt, eight years after the iconic leader's mysterious death, to determine whether he was poisoned, as relatives and some political successors have claimed.
Natacha Pisarenko | AP
Pictured is an attic known in Spanish as "capucha," or "hood" in English, a place where detainees were hooded and believed to be tortured at the former Argentine Navy School of Mechanics during the country's 1976-1983 military dictatorship in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. The third trial for those accused of human rights abuses believed to have been committed inside the school begins Wednesday. Human rights groups say that more than 5,000 political prisoners passed through its torture chambers and fewer than half survived. The former school is now a museum honoring the victims.
Mark Reis, The Colorado Springs Gazette | AP
Cassandra Castro (right) kisses her husband, Spc. Phillip Castro during a homecoming ceremony for soldiers with Fort Carson's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Fort Carson, Colo. The soldiers were deployed in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Efrem Lukatsky | AP
A playground in the deserted town of Pripyat, Ukraine, some 1.86 miles from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant Ukraine on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Workers on Tuesday raised the first section of a colossal arch-shaped structure that is planned to eventually cover the exploded reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power station. Project officials on Tuesday hailed the raising as a significant step in a complex effort to liquidate the consequences of the world's worst nuclear accident, in 1986.
Tom Walsh | BDN
It's just not the holiday season in the Hancock County community of Gouldsboro until the arrival of the Christmas pig that each year decorates Rick and Beverly Henion's front doorway. The couple dress their porcine ornament throughout the year to match the seasons. Before donning the Santa hat, "Porky" sported a blaze orange stocking cap to mark hunting season. When influenza becomes a local problem, on goes a surgical mask. Come Christmas, out comes the Santa hat. There are no twinkling lights, but nonetheless this little piggie has become a holiday fixture for those traveling West Bay Road. Buy Photo
Posted Nov. 27, 2012, at 6:51 p.m.