Haitians walk along a flooded road in Leogane, south of Port-au-Prince, last week. Haitians still displaced from the earthquake in January are now dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas and a deadly cholera outbreak.
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk at Judaism's holiest site, the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox Jews are exerting growing power over religious matters in Israel.
New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop in the global Anglican fellowship, hugs Margaret Porter after announcing his retirement at the annual diocesan convention in Concord, N.H., Nov. 6, 2010.
Charles Gibson and his wife, Michelle, are helped by a Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America staff member in getting a reduction on their loan for their Riverside, Calif., home. Some economists are pushing for a plan that would streamline refinancing for all government-backed loans.