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California Faculty Association Vice President Douglas Domingo-Foraste (right) helps Cal State, Long Beach, professor Mark Sugars vote last month on whether to authorize a strike. The strike was authorized Wednesday. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Cal State Faculty OK Strike Amid A 'Scary Future'

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Movement and Location Punch Brothers
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Two self-employed florists prepare bunches of flowers in Havana last year. The Cuban government is stepping up economic reforms and estimates that in four or five years, nearly half the workforce will be employed in the private sector. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuba's New Mantra: Viva Private Business

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Zahra was an anti-government activist and graffiti artist in Syria. He and his friends spray-painted slogans against President Bashar Assad around the suburbs of Damascus, the Syrian capital. Courtesy of friends of Nour Hatem Zahra hide caption

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A Syrian Graffiti Artist, Defiant Until Death

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Turn It Up Shitake Monkey

Balinese government officials prepare to cull chickens as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of bird flu at a market in Denpasar on April 26. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption

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First Of Controversial Bird Flu Studies Is Published

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Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., speaks to reporters Monday in South Bend, Ind. Lugar, a 36-year veteran of the Senate, is engulfed in a primary battle with Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, a Tea Party favorite. James Brosher/AP hide caption

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GOP 'Young Guns' Group Takes Heat In Indiana Senate Race

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Hot No Ho The Lions & Lions

Communist Party of Greece lawmaker Liana Kanelli enters her car after protesters threw yogurt at her as she tried to reach the Greek Parliament on June 29, during a 48-hour general strike in Athens. Such attacks are not uncommon in Greece, where ordinary Greeks' anger over the debt crisis and austerity measures is boiliing over. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Greek Election Campaign, Anger Trumps Civility

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Lollipops and Roses Herb Alpert
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Gary Thulin, 70, says he used to dream of financial stability. Now, the New Hampshire co-op resident and mobile home owner says he and his wife could sell their home, pay off the loan they took out on it, and still walk away with $10,000. Dan Gorenstein for NPR hide caption

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Home Sweet Mobile Home: Co-Ops Deliver Ownership

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The Warpath Conner Youngblood

People attend a demonstration in Madrid organized by unions against financial cuts in health and education on April 29. Dominique Faget /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Investors Flee Spain As Economy Spirals Downward

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Mystery Miles Davis
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Andy Pettitte leaves the courthouse after testifying Wednesday in the perjury and obstruction trial of former teammate Roger Clemens in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Key Clemens Witness Leaves Prosecutors Scrambling

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Shameka Marshall won the silver medal in the long jump at the Pan American Games in Mexico last October. At 28, Marshall may be making her final push to be on the U.S. Olympic team. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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At 28, A Long Jumper Eyes Her Last Olympic Leap

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Sanctuary Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
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