Ras Lanuf, March 11: Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks of The New York Times (center left and right) stand on the side of a road in Libya with Yuri Kosyrev of Time magazine and freelancer Nicki Sobecki. Four days later, Addario and Hicks were taken captive along with Times journalists Anthony Shadid and Stephen Farrell.
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A real estate sign stands outside a home in Las Vegas. Banks are repossessing record numbers of homes in the city, but there's a flip side: It has put homeownership within reach for many low-income buyers.
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A mother and daughter at the Unity Health Care's Upper Cardozo clinic in Washington, D.C. at a celebrity event in 2009. The clinic relies on some funding from the Title X Family Planning Program.
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A farmer stands in front of a mountain of spinach, disposed after gathering in Fukushima, Japan, on March 26. The government has banned the sale of milk, spinach and other leafy vegetables from Fukushima and neighboring prefectures.
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Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and later lived in Maputo, Mozambique. He is the author of 10 Kurt Wallander books, in addition to numerous other novels and plays.