Men reach for food being thrown to them while they wait to enter Tunisia from Libya in the border town of Ra's Ajdir, March 1. U.N. officials say Tunisia cannot cope with the thousands of refugees entering the fragile nation. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In his first and only televised comments thus far on the Libya crisis, President Obama stopped short of calling for leader Moammar Gadhafi to leave. That's a stark contrast to Obama's response to the crisis in Egypt. Just one week after protests began in that country, Obama called for the Egyptian government to begin an immediate transition of power. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Men reach for food being thrown to them while they wait to enter Tunisia after fleeing Libya, March 1, in Ras Jdir, Tunisia. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of Mogadishu's strategic junction, known as Kilometer 4. While the city is very dangerous, bullets don't fly all the time. When things are calm, people are often out and about, shopping and chatting. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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A gunman beckons foreign journalists inside barricades so they can see the main square of Zawiya, west of Tripoli. Reporters have had difficulty both entering Libya and traveling freely once in the country. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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A volunteer soldier waves cars through a checkpoint in Ajdabiya on Tuesday. Trevor Snapp for NPR hide caption

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh gives a speech at Sanaa University on Tuesday as vast numbers of protesters poured into a nearby square for a massive anti-regime rally. Mohammad Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Council officials seized Baby Gaga ice cream made from mothers' breast milk this week. Last week, The Icecreamists shop that makes and sells the ice cream posted a note that it was sold out of its supply. Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A pro-Gadhafi Libyan soldier sits in an armored vehicle next to a mosque in Qasr Banashir, southeast of Tripoli, on Tuesday. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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