A Chinese worker is seen at a construction site in Beijing. Economic changes in China and in other places have reduced demand and prices for commodities like the metal in the building's structure.
Defenders Meghan Klingenberg, left, and Becky Sauerbrunn of the United States sandwich Sofia Jakobsson of Sweden on Friday during their Group D World Cup match in Winnipeg, Canada.
U.S. and Japanese flags are raised during a joint memorial ceremony in Ogasawara, Tokyo, on March 21, to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima, one of World War II's bloodiest battles.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (right) delivers a statement, flanked by European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
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After a long day at the Somali American Community Center he founded in Clarkston, Ga., and then at an after-school program, Omar Shekhey drives a taxi to earn extra money. Often he gives his earnings to refugees to help them with expenses.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, and Asian leaders approved an agreement on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing in Oct., 2014. European countries are beginning to sign up too.