Demonstrators hold up a sign during a rally in front of the State Building in San Francisco on July 1 to support prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison. Inmates in an isolation unit at the prison went on a hunger strike to protest conditions they describe as inhumane. The hunger strike later spread to other facilities. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Hunger Strike Puts Focus On Calif. Prison Conditions

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Young female soccer players in the U.S. are ready for some new idols, like defender Rachel Buehler and forward Abby Wambach of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team. Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images hide caption

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World Cup Gives Girls A Goal

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Scott Wippert, attorney for murder defendant Brandon McInerney, speaks to media outside a California court. McInerney, 17, is being tried as an adult for the February 2008 slaying of 15-year-old Larry King. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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At Teen's Trial, Bullying Of Gays In Focus

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Floodwater from the Souris River surrounds homes in Burlington, N.D., on Monday. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Two Towns, Same Flooded River, Different Fates

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Businesses are surrounded by floodwater as the Souris River crests Sunday in Minot, N.D. The river surpassed its 1881 record level of 1,558 feet above sea level, flooding an estimated 4,000 homes in Minot. Scott Olson /Getty Images hide caption

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Historic Floodwaters Begin To Recede In Minot, N.D.

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River Levels Peak In N.D. Town

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Spanish-Language Network Makes Emmy Bid

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California Governor Vetoes Latest Budget Proposal

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Feds Crack Down On Immigration Scam Artists

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California Could Make The Dream Act A Reality

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Obama Nominates Bryson For Commerce Secretary

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Barge Traffic Resumes Around Vidalia, La.

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A wheat field is inundated with floodwater near Vicksburg, Miss. The Mississippi River at Vicksburg is expected to crest at a record level Thursday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Partly Underwater, Vicksburg Awaits River's Crest

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Greenville, Miss., Waits For Big Water

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Mississippi floodwaters creep up the Old Train Depot and flood walls of downtown Vicksburg, Miss., on Friday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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In Mississippi Town, Residents Watch Rising Waters

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