American Joshua Fattal was released in 2011 from Iran after the Sultan of Oman paid more than $400,000 in ransom. He now says the U.S. should bail its citizens out abroad. Mohammed Mahjoub/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Logbook for the Jeannette, a ship that became trapped in ice, dated Sept. 5, 1879. Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk on July 18 in Winthrop, Wash., where a fire destroyed about 100 homes. Officials say that fire damage, overall, is down this summer, but that firefighting costs are skyrocketing. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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State Rep. Joe Carr holds a news conference in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Jan. 16, 2013. He is challenging incumbent Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander in the Republican primary. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

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