Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits a new military radar facility in Russia's western Kaliningrad region on Nov. 29. He said it showed Russia's readiness to respond to the U.S. missile defense system planned in Europe.
Former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich (center, in the blue shirt) greets voters outside a polling place in Ellicott City, Md., in 2010. Ehrlich campaign manager Paul Schurick is now facing charges for allegedly discouraging voters from going to the polls on Election Day.
Herman Cain, who has since suspended his presidential campaign, greets Newt Gingrich upon arriving at CNN's GOP National Security debate in Washington on Nov. 22.
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This artist's conception illustrates Kepler-22b, a planet known to comfortably circle in the habitable zone of a sun-like star. It is the first planet that NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed to orbit in a star's habitable zone — the region around a star where liquid water, a requirement for life on Earth, could persist.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai calls Monday on the international community to keep up its support for Afghanistan. More than 100 countries attended the conference in Bonn, Germany.
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Pakistani students protest the cross-border NATO air strike on Pakistani troops, in a march at the U.S. consulate in Karachi, Dec. 2. Pakistan said it could not attend the Bonn conference on Afghanistan unless its security was ensured.
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