Foreign construction workers leave a work site in Qatar's capital Doha on Nov. 19. Soccer's ruling body, FIFA, says it will put pressure on Qatar, the host of the 2022 World Cup, over the conditions of migrant workers in the construction sector.
Soldiers on camels take part in a military parade on Qatar's National Day in the capital Doha last Wednesday. The city's rapidly growing skyline is in the background. Despite its small size, Qatar has used its wealth to play an outsized role in regional affairs.
Foster Smith (left) and his best friend, Mark Ballard (right), met when they were 12 years old. After losing his job, and his ability to make rent, Smith moved into a room in Ballard's College Park, Ga., home.
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U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Monday that the Postal Service is in "a deep financial crisis" because it has a "business model that is tied to the past."
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