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Photo of the day


Photo: Release and relief

Two American men held for more than two years on spying charges in Iran were released yesterday.


Photo: Troy Davis faces execution

Amid national attention on the death penalty in the U.S., a Georgia man faces execution despite mass protest and doubt over his guilt.


Photo: Don’t ask, say ‘I do’

After the stroke of midnight last night, the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy was repealed.


Photo: Keeping your ears to the ground

Our favorite world-record book is at it again.


Photo: A cat from Possum

This Texas wildfire survivor has a new hero.


Photo: A new river runs through it

Hurricane Irene turns streets into rivers in some of the hardest hit places.


Photo: Room for more

Millions of reasons to watch where you step.


Photo: Hello, Irene

Hurricane Irene may strike inland or hug the East Coast.


Photo: Set in stone

The public got its first glimpse of the MLK Memorial on Monday as it was unveiled in Washington, D.C.

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