An illustration of Boeing's combat-ready KC-7A7 family of tankers. Boeing and some defense analysts say Northrop Grumman is posturing to pressure the Pentagon for more favorable terms.
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Construction crews work on a new home built by the Make it Right Foundation in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, May 2009. More than four years after Hurricane Katrina, much of the city remains in survival mode.
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