Bahraini Shiite protesters march during an anti-regime demonstration in the capital, Manama, last week. Shiites make up the majority in Bahrain, but many say they're treated like second-class citizens in the Sunni-ruled country.
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Talk Of The Town Again: Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman hold down a table at the 21 Club on New Year's Eve 1944. Hammett, who died in January 1961, gets yet another mystery-magazine byline this week with a story called "So I Shot Him."
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Philip Doud and his girlfriend, Cathy Espong, sit in their new one-bedroom apartment. They both lost their jobs and were found living on a San Diego sidewalk during a survey of the city's homeless population last fall. The Department of Veterans Affairs helped move the couple into permanent housing as part of a campaign to end homelessness.
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Charles Crites, a member of the Florida Tea Party, in Tallahassee for the opening day of the 2011 Florida legislative session. Tea Party members lobbied lawmakers for cuts in state spending.
People opposing legislative efforts to do away with teachers' collective bargaining rights march to the Legislative Plaza for a March 5 rally in Nashville, Tenn. Protesters from the Tea Party as well as the Tennessee Education Association converged on the state Capitol to voice competing views on the issue.
House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-NY), shown on Capitol Hill in February, will preside over a hearing Thursday on radicalization among American Muslims. King says the hearing is necessary to investigate homegrown terrorism. Critics say he has an agenda.
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The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, shown departing from Naval Station Norfolk on Jan. 13, is now in the Red Sea, with its dozens of warplanes, waiting to see if it's needed for any Libyan operation.
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