Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasted the release of more than 250,000 confidential documents by WikiLeaks. She said Monday that such leaks pose "real risks to real people ... and often to the very people who have dedicated their own lives to protecting others." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A passenger runs through Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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This picture taken Tuesday by a South Korean tourist shows huge plumes of smoke rising from Yeonpyeong island in the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea after an exchange of fire between North and South Korea. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An electronic ticker on the Morgan Stanley building in New York City on Wednesday welcomed General Motors' return to the U.S. stock market. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Commuters in central London read Tuesday's newspapers announcing the engagement of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Customers walk into a Chipotle restaurant, in Mountain View, Calif. Private employers hired 159,000 workers in October. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Haitian refugees at a tent city in Port-au-Prince await word Wednesday of Tropical Storm Tomas' arrival. The Caribbean storm, which lashed Barbados and St. Lucia, is expected to hit Haiti as soon as Friday. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) addresses the Republican National Congressional Committee's midterm election results watch party in Washington, D.C. Boehner is expected to be the next speaker of the House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Thousands of demonstrators rallied in London this fall against harsh austerity measures unveiled Wednesday by the British government. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist suspected of killing 13 people and wounding 30 in a shooting last November at Fort Hood, Texas, is shown in a photo provided by the U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Getty Images hide caption

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A rescue worker steps out of a capsule similar to the one that will be used to liberate the trapped miners at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. Hugo Infante/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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