Workers leave a construction site May 20, 2010 in Phoenix. Arizona has chosen not to accept federally subsidized extended benefits and thousands of residents could lose their unemployment benefits.
Migrants ride on top of a northern bound train toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Oaxaca, southern Mexico, in March. Migrants crossing Mexico to get to the U.S. have increasingly become targets of criminal gangs who kidnap them to obtain ransom money.
Massachusetts mobster James "Whitey" Bulger (left), and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig (right), are shown in FBI photos taken in the 1980s. They were captured near Los Angeles, authorities said in June.
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Francisco Suares, 32, of Michoacan, Mexico, harvests ripe bing cherries at Broetje Orchards near Prescott, Wash. Although he has only two fingers on his right hand, he's still a quick picker.
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