Washington Department of Transportation surveyors Mark McDonald (left) and Richard Torres work atop Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle in 2009. The viaduct, which was constructed in the 1950s, is slated to be replaced by a deep-bore tunnel. A 2001 earthquake seriously weakened the structure, and engineers say another hard shake could bring it down.
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Clive Goodman, a former reporter at the News of the World newspaper in Britain, is a key figure in the current phone hacking scandal. He's shown here in 2006.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (right) looks on during a conversation hosted by the National Defense University and CNN at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
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In the rural mountains of central Colombia, young cyclists such as these train in hopes of competing on the professional cycling circuit. Colombian riders are famous for their ability to withstand pain.
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Mandy with her father (far left) and other relatives, on her recent trip back to China. Her parents think it's important for her to connect with her relatives, but she often feels like she doesn't have much to say around them.
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