Attorney General Eric Holder greets Alexis Margaret Herman, member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, before speaking at the organization's convention. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Esteban Roncancio and other protesters call for executive action on workplace discrimination for LGBT Americans in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Dawn Heisey-Grove hands off Zane to Jonathan after a midday feeding. The couple were both working full time when Jonathan lost his job as a graphic designer two years ago. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Defense Attorney Judy Clarke has defended Arizona mass shooter Jared Loughner, Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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First-time homeowner Amanda Cowley in her new home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C. After married couples, single women are the largest demographic group of homebuyers. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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For the first time, new nationwide science standards recommend teaching K-12 students about climate change. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Rev. Gene Robinson, along with his daughter Ella and partner Mark Andrew, attend a news conference after Robinson was confirmed as bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minneapolis in 2003. Robinson was the church's first openly gay bishop, and his daughter is an advocate for gay marriage. Eric Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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