President Obama received a warm welcome at Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa., Wednesday. A surge in Hispanic voters in that state could make his chances of winning it a little more likely.
Demonstrators in London marched outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to protest against pension cuts. The issue has stirred demonstrations in many parts of Europe and the U.S.
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A placard of a child sits on a table during a conference Oct. 31 on human sex trafficking in Atlanta. The Georgia Department of Education estimates that about 5,000 girls in the state are at risk for trafficking each year.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks on Capitol Hill about the Hire Heroes Act, which gives tax breaks to businesses that hire unemployed veterans. Vets that have served since 2001 face a higher unemployment rate than the population overall.
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New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly (left) addresses questions as U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara listens during a news conference announcing the arrest of five police officers in October.
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