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Yemeni residents walk past vehicles and houses which were destroyed during recent fighting between the army and militants on a road leading to the city of Zinjibar on Thursday. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Militant Territory Cleared In Yemen, For Now

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Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading Friday. The stock market suffered its worst day of the year after a surprisingly weak jobs report. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Fingers Point As Job Numbers Fall

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Protesters gather outside Downing Street in London to deliver a petition against the so-called "pasty tax," a government bid to levy 20 percent tax on hot takeaway food. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Just Deserts Follow Attempted Pasty Tax

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President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Rose Mary Sabo, widow of Army Spc. Leslie Sabo. Sabo was awarded the nation's highest military decoration posthumously for his actions on May 10, 1970, while serving as a rifleman in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Her Husband, A Hero Lost For The Lives Of Others

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U.S. Attorney Patrick J. Fitzgerald speaks to reporters during a news conference Thursday in Chicago. Fitzgerald announced he would step down. Brian Kersey/Getty Images hide caption

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Tenacious Prosecutor Leaves Chicago A Little Cleaner

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Iowans attend a marriage rally sponsored by The Family Leader on Tuesday at the Statehouse in Des Moines. The head of the organization says President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage could cost him the election. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Iowa On Same-Sex Marriage: It's Complicated

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who goes before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Saturday, has claimed to be the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and multiple attempted attacks against the U.S. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Alleged 9/11 Plotter, Attacks Were Family Affair

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"Here's Mei right now," tweeted the National Zoo just before the procedure. "Volunteers are watching her from our research station as we prepare." Smithsonian's National Zoo hide caption

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A Panda's Inseminal Moment, Tweet By Tweet

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A bilingual sign announces a polling place in the 2008 general election on November 4 in Phoenix, Ariz. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Intensifies Its Outreach To Latino Voters Focusing On The Economy

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Six U.S. Secret Service agents have lost their jobs so far after a prostitution scandal that took place at the Hotel Caribe in Cartagena, Colombia, just before President Obama's arrival at the Summit of the Americas conference earlier this month. Manuel Pedraza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prostitution's Real Casualties Aren't Secret Service

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