Before he became the 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt (center) led the men of the 1st Cavalry Volunteers, known as the "Rough Riders," on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War in 1898.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center right) speaks to locals during a gathering in Kandahar on April 4. Karzai has expressed his desire to negotiate with the Taliban and other militants. But a conference on national reconciliation was postponed until the Afghan president confers next month with President Obama at the White House.
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A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Mass. MIT says it tried being nice last year by keeping its wait list much smaller than usual, but then it almost got burned when the school needed extra students.
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A former public-relations exec with a tough-on-reporters reputation, Brian Tierney is "an unlikely warrior on behalf of newspapers," New York Times media columnist David Carr has written, but "he has come to be seen as a champion of local, involved ownership."