Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, speaks during a December 2012 news conference on Capitol Hill. Sanders said recently he'd consider running for president if no other progressive candidate steps up.
This photo taken on Nov. 9 and released on Nov. 30 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows American Merrill Newman inking his thumbprint onto a written apology for his alleged crimes both as a tourist and during his participation in the Korean War.
Glasgow resident Paul Watt, 48, crouches near a police cordon in Glasgow on Saturday. Watt was a regular patron of the pub hit by an out-of-control police helicopter.
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Japanese Coast Guard vessels sail alongside Japanese activists' fishing boat, not in photo, warning the activists away from a group of disputed islands called Diaoyu by China and Senkaku by Japan.