Tuesday

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A crane specially manufactured in China moves casks containing high-quality plutonium and highly enriched uranium at the nuclear power plant in Aktau, Kazakhstan. The U.S. and Kazakhstan have completed a project moving 100 tons of radioactive material -- enough for nearly 800 nuclear weapons -- across the country to a safe storage site. U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration hide caption

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Sunday

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Jerry Brown will become California's oldest governor in January, 36 years after he became the state's youngest.  Brown, shown here on Nov. 3, the day after he was elected, will face an increasingly dire budget situation. This past week, outgoing Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called a special session of the Legislature to address a ballooning $25 billion budget deficit. David Paul Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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After he left the CIA in disgrace, Philip Agee wrote an expose called Inside the Company. That book, which revealed assassinations and the names of other agents, was later used by the CIA as a recruitment tool. Agee (shown in Cuba in 2000) died two years ago in Havana. Jose Goitia/AP hide caption

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Thursday

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President Obama shakes hands with President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea during talks in Seoul on Thursday. Beneath the friendly photo-op, failure to conclude a free-trade pact between the two countries portends trouble for the G-20 summit. Jung Yeon-je /AP/Pool hide caption

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