President Obama tours the Automotive Training Program at the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria campus, in June, Va. Slower economic growth means fewer opportunities for U.S. companies, which in turn leads to less hiring.
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In the future, people will be carried into space by private-sector projects like the Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise, says former astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman. Here, the Enterprise sits behind Virgin boss Richard Branson, left, and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.
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Last summer, members of the Brown family — Meri (from left), Janelle, Kody, Christine and Robyn — spoke to the media as they prepared for the debut of their reality TV show, Sister Wives.
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Syrian news website Shukumaku released this photo showing protesters hanging Syrian flags and portraits of President Bashar Assad at the fence wall of the U.S. Embassy compound in Syria on Monday. A U.S. official says the Obama administration will formally protest the attack and may seek compensation for damage caused when the mob breached the wall before being dispersed by Marine guards.
Two armed American border guards confront a group of immigrants attempting to cross illegally from Mexico into the United States in 1948. In A Line in the Sand, Rachel St. John traces the history of the U.S.-Mexico border.