Shotgun houses in Houston's Third Ward. Shotgun houses were the most popular style of house in the Southern United States from the end of the American Civil War, through to the 1920s.
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Mary Travers (center) and other stars perform Jan. 20, 1986, during the "All Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr." at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. From left are Paul Stookey, Bob Dylan, Travers, Stevie Wonder and Peter Yarrow.
Twenty new "castaways" will compete on Survivor: Samoa, which debuts Thursday on CBS. Though each Survivor "challenge" lasts just a moment or two on TV, hours of footage, weeks of preparation and months of planning go into each contest.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti of Massachusetts (shown here in the mountains of Afghanistan) will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions on June 21, 2006, in which he gave his life trying to help another soldier.
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