A giant logo of the euro can be seen outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.
September 15, 2011 The world's major central banks are so worried about Europe's debt crisis that they are moving to shore up eurozone banks. Left unchecked, this crisis could spill over into the U.S. economy. Here's how Europe's troubles could migrate to the U.S. and the rest of the world.
The North Tower of the World Trade Center collapses on Sept. 11, 2001
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September 10, 2011 Some of the most arresting images from Sept. 11 were collected by Life magazine, Magnum and VII.
September 9, 2011 Countless military personnel return from war each year with invisible wounds like post-traumatic stress disorder. A program in Colorado Springs is helping those individuals reintegrate into civilian life.
A giant sign reading "jobs" hangs outside the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, D.C.
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September 9, 2011 In the 2012 election cycle, "Job No. 1" for any political candidate will be to lay out persuasive plans for generating more middle-income jobs. Read a summary of proposals by President Obama, some of his Republican challengers, U.S. businesses groups and labor organizations.
September 8, 2011 The two economies, on either side of the Atlantic, are closely linked. Widening European debt troubles are undermining U.S. stock prices and increasing the odds of a global recession. But the problems won't be easy to fix because they're tied to the way the European Union is structured.
Straightjacket, Logansport State Hospital, Ind.
September 4, 2011 More Americans receive mental health treatment in prisons and jails than in hospitals or treatment centers, yet the criminal justice system was never built to handle people with mental illnesses. A judge in Miami-Dade County is trying to prevent those with mental illnesses who have committed minor crimes from ending up in jail.
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On August 19, Jim James of My Morning Jacket pulls a silk rose from the rubble of a house in Tuscaloosa that was destroyed by a tornado in April.
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August 23, 2011 Three months after a tornado devastated the Alabama city, musicians took an emotional tour of Tuscaloosa's neighborhoods and and played a concert to benefit relief efforts.
August 22, 2011 Twelve lawmakers. More than $1 trillion to shave off the deficit. One Thanksgiving deadline. Can they do it? NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving assesses the members of the supercommittee.
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul, a Texas congressman, reacts after seeing several hundred people show up to see him Wednesday in Concord, N.H.
August 19, 2011 During the last presidential race, the Texas congressman had some of the most fervent supporters in the Republican field, but that didn't translate to electoral success. This year, Paul supporters are disappointed in the lack of coverage after he finished second in the Iowa straw poll.
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Paris, France, 1989
August 15, 2011 It might be the one household name you don't know but should. At 83, Erwitt is still making memorable photographs.
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August 8, 2011 Sweden and Norway have among the best parental leave in the world, while Tunisia only gives women 30 days to recover from childbirth. See how the countries stack up in terms of how much time and compensation they give mothers.
August 1, 2011 A photo from our Flickr group illustrates a carefree summer morning on the beach in Venice, Italy.
125 Swimming Pools. Satellite collections from Google Earth.
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July 29, 2011 Jenny Odell shows us her "satellite collections."
Maa laxmi, says photographer Manjari Sharma, is the Hindu goddess of wealth and fortune, is a photograph in the series Darshan, a sanskrit word meaning "sight, vision or view."
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July 28, 2011 Manjari Sharma uses elaborate sets, props, costumes and makeup to make her photos look like paintings.
KFC astrovertisement seen from above in Google Maps.
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July 26, 2011 Unusual views from Google Earth show what could be the next phase in marketing.
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