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Photo: Famine declared in parts of Somalia

The U.N. says that nearly half of the Somali population is now in crisis.

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Photo: Shaking hands with a hero

U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Leroy Arthur Petry receives the Medal of Honor for his valor in Afghanistan.

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Photo: Keep your chin up

More than just a lawn deer is submerged as the Souris River exceeds record levels in North Dakota.

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Photo: Build a bigger mousetrap

More photos: Slideshow: Science meets circus at the World Maker Faire

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Photo: FDR defends Fala

On this day in 1944, during a speech to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a recent political attack against his dog, Fala. He defended his dog’s honor by saying:

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