Occupy Wall Street participants demonstrate in front of the New York Stock Exchange in September. The group's press team says the point of the protests is to address the public and not CEOs, whose headquarters have left Wall Street.
A boat navigates along the Black River near the village of Tumbira, in the Amazon, northern Brazil, on Aug. 18. In a few weeks, Google will post a 3-D, on-the-ground view of Tumbira on Google Earth Outreach.
A drop house raid yielded several suspected illegal immigrants on April 29, 2010, in Phoenix. Northwestern University political science professor Jacqueline Stevens says some of the nearly 400,000 people deported during the past fiscal year weren't illegal immigrants.
Migrant worker advocate Lourdes Villanueva shows off the most popular playhouse at the Redlands Christian Migrant Association preschool in Mulberry, Fla. Despite the early arrival of kids from Alabama, the school can't open yet because it doesn't have enough money.
Princeton professor Cornel West was arrested when he spoke outside D.C. Superior Court on Oct. 17. But even as he was being led away in handcuffs, West told the crowd, "We have no quarrel with the police. They are working people, part of the 99 percent, too."