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On April 29, 1975, as Saigon was falling to Communist North Vietnamese forces, a small U.S. Navy destroyer escort ship, the USS Kirk, played a dramatic but almost forgotten role in rescuing up to 30,000 South Vietnamese. Here, a member of the USS Kirk's crew tends to a Vietnamese baby. Hugh Doyle hide caption

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Forgiveness In Fla.: Reconciling After GOP Primary

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Job seekers speak with recruiters during a career fair sponsored at Malcolm X College in Chicago this summer. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Women's Salaries Back On Top For Younger Set

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Report Shows Unauthorized Immigrants Leaving U.S.

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Sept. 27, 1994: Then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich and other Republicans unveil their "Contract with America" at a Capitol Hill rally. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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Cars leaving Ocracoke Island on a ferry arrive in Hatteras, N.C., on Wednesday. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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New Iraq Mission: 'Advising And Assisting'

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Past Presidents' Lessons Key In New Mideast Talks

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Often, You Can Film Cops; Just Don't Record Them

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Trouble In Paradise: Hawaii Waits For Drought Relief

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