An anti-nuclear activist protests against the transport of nuclear waste to a disposal site in Gorleben in northern Germany. Protesters target the annual shipment, but this year's activities have taken on a new urgency after a government decision to extend the life of the country's 17 nuclear power plants.
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Members of the 101st Airborne Division grieve in front of the memorial displays for Specialist Jonathan Curtis and Private First Class Andrew Meari who died in a suicide bomb attack outside their combat outpost in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan on November 1st.
A Milestone: Retiring Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy (right) puts his arm around his successor, Providence Mayor David Cicilline, in Providence on Sunday. When Kennedy leaves office, it will be the first time in 60 years that a Kennedy will not hold elected office in the nation's capital.