Correctional Officer Lt. Christopher Acosta turns on a television in a cell in the Secure Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif., on Aug. 17. State prison officials allowed the media to tour Pelican Bay's SHU, where inmates are isolated. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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

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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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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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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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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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