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Members of the U.N. observers mission in Syria visit wounded soldiers and policemen at Tishreen Military Hospital in Damascus on May 23. Casualties among Syrian government forces are rising sharply. SANA /Handout/EPA /Landov hide caption

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At Syrian Military Hospital, The Casualties Mount

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Shakey Jake Joe McPhee
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is heading to Europe for the first time in more than two decades and will be giving a series of high-profile speeches She's shown here on June 2 meeting with Myanmarese refugees who are living in camps in Thailand. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Nobel Acceptance Speech — Two Decades Overdue

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A Republican primary voter walks to her polling precinct in January in St. Petersburg, Fla. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Department Sues Florida As Voter Battle Intensifies

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President Obama at a Democratic Party election fundraiser in Chicago on June 1. Jason Reed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As GOP Cashes In, Democrats Search For Billionaires

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Three Colors Red Lonely Drifter Karen
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Galope Maga Bo & Robertinho Barreto

The barren earth and dead trees reveal the blight of the Salton Sea, where water conservation efforts are attempting to restore the once natural playground and tourist site in California. Lenny Ignelzi/AP hide caption

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The Salton Sea Fades Away, And A Town With It

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Brother Bru Wil Blades & Billy Martin

Former pitcher Roger Clemens leaves a federal court in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. His fate is in the hands of a jury that will decide whether the former pitcher lied about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Roger Clemens Perjury Case In The Jury's Hands

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez arrives atop a truck at the elections office in Caracas on Monday. Chavez addressed thousands of supporters as he formalized his re-election bid. Chavez's younger daughter Rosines is by his side, and on his right is his brother Adan. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Chavez Aims To Beat Cancer, Election Foe

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Stormy Weather The Toughcats
Pick Pocket Wil Blades & Billy Martin
Master the Art Greyboy
Zion Do Zieti
Chasing Clouds Kinobe

Jake Dobberke, 26, a Marine who lost his legs in Afghanistan, watches for turkeys in Potter County, Pa. The LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve helps healing young vets explore the wilderness in adaptive hunting gear. Jenelle Pifer/WESA hide caption

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To Rehabilitate Young Vets, Go Hunting

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The DJ and producer Diplo, who also records as Major Lazer, has produced songs for M.I.A., Beyonce and Usher. Jordan Strauss/Getty Images hide caption

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Diplo: Building A Bridge From The Underground To The Mainstream

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