Haiti's 2010 earthquake destroyed more than 80 percent of schools in and around Port-au-Prince. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Electoral workers count ballots by candlelight at a polling station at the end of a presidential runoff in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Sunday. The two choices were Mirlande Manigat, the former first lady, and Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a Haitian music star. Results are expected at the end of March. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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A banner in Haiti's Cite Soleil neighborhood encourages residents to vote Sunday in the second round of elections. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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The San Onofre power plant is one of California's two nuclear power plants located near active earthquake faults. The other is Diablo Canyon power plant in San Luis Obispo County. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners pay respects to Ruben Salazar, Sept. 1970. Photo Courtesy of UCLA Library's Digital Collection, Changing Times: Los Angeles in Photographs, 1920-1990 UCLA Library hide caption

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Correctional officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at Calfornia State Prison, Solano, in Vacaville in 2009. One state lawmaker is trying to stiffen penalties for inmates found possessing a phone and for anyone caught smuggling one inside a California prison. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Haitian President Rene Preval (center) prepares to lay a wreath on Jan. 11 at St. Christophe in Port-au-Prince, where thousands of victims of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake are buried. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A year after a massive earthquake destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, more than a million people remain in makeshift housing in Haiti's capital, in encampments such as this one near the slum of Cite Soleil. Local workers are building 18-by-9-foot transitional wooden shelters here to house some of the 800 families living in the camp. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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This young mountain yellow-legged frog, seen in San Bernardino County, Calif., is less than 1 1/2 inches long. Adults measure about 2 to 3 inches long. Scientists are trying to revive the frog population that has been decimated by drought, fire and diseases. USGS hide caption

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Advocate Erin Brockovich meets with Hinkley, Calif., residents during the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board presentation earlier this month. Al Cuizon/Courtesy of The Sun, San Bernardino County hide caption

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Republican Meg Whitman lost her bid to be governor of California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty hide caption

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People shop for cars in Los Angeles in 2009. Brand new cars are not the most attractive to car thieves, though. The most-stolen vehicle in 2009 was the 1994 Honda Accord. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Sherrel Johnson, the mother of James Brissette who was killed on the Danziger Bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, speaks to reporters on April 7 outside a federal court in New Orleans. Former New Orleans police officer Michael Hunter pleaded guilty that day in connection with a police cover-up of their shooting of unarmed civilians. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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