Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin returned to Jerusalem last October, for a Race For The Cure breast cancer event. The walls of Jerusalem's Old City are in the far background, lit by pink lights for the occasion.
Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin
Other nations that catch Somali pirates are reluctant to send them back because the prisons do not meet international standards. This prison in the coastal city of Berbera, Somalia, dates to the 1880s, and inmates constantly complain about conditions.
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Global economic meetings in Washington, D.C., this week take place as protesters, like these in Sanaa, Yemen, demonstrate for the overthrow of governments and measures to address poverty.
People try to browse at a supermarket with no electricity in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Businesses are especially worried about weathering Japan's sweltering summers without air conditioning.