Syrian street vendors display their goods in downtown Damascus on Tuesday. Syria's economy was hit hard initially by the anti-government uprising. It has bounced back, but now the U.S. is urging the European Union to join in banning imports of crude oil from Syria.
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The New Madrid earthquakes broke up rock like this section of rock face, which was later filled with sand. This photo, from Mississippi County, Mo., was taken in 1904.
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The primrose means childhood, which the main character of "The Language of Flowers" never really had growing up in a series of foster homes and institutions in northern California.