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Photo: Armed support for allies

In Benghazi, allied air campaigns bring out supporters of all ages.

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Photo: Penguins in peril

The MS Olivia, a Malta-registered cargo ship carrying 66,000 tons of soya beans and 1,650 tons of crude oil, ran aground last week in a remote British South Atlantic archipelago and broke in two.

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Photo: A super-size scrub

A bubble bath for an aircraft carrier after encountering a radioactive plume.

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Photo: Well, well, it’s World Water Day!

Celebrating freshwater and lamenting its lack across the world.

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Photo: Sudden, sad goodbye to Knut

Berlin’s star polar bear died unexpectedly over the weekend.

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Photo: The pearl of Bahrain

An iconic monument, and the meeting point for anti-government protesters, in Bahrain was demolished Friday.

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Photo: End of the rainbow

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Philly!

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Photo: The toll on Midway

Tsunami waves washed over the Pacific coral atolls, killing perhaps tens of thousands of birds.

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Photo: Empty shelves

As shoppers stock up on food in parts of Japan, stores go empty.

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