Sherry Shaffer and her husband, Alex Vila-Roger, with their dogs, outside the Pittsburgh home where they now live with in-laws. They occupy the attic -- a huge change from what was their own six-bedroom home in Memphis.
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Laborers for Brazilian construction company Odebrecht work on a construction site in Luanda, Angola, in January 2010. Odebrecht is among the major Brazilian companies that are expanding the South American country's economic influence around the world.
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Thousands of demonstrators march down a main boulevard in Brussels on Wednesday to protest the budget-slashing plans and austerity measures of European governments seeking to control spiraling debt.
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Anthony Maglica (right), the founder of Mag Instrument, visits the factory floor in Ontario, Calif., nearly every morning. He is dedicated to manufacturing the company's flashlights in the U.S.