President Obama walks away from the Brady Press Briefing Room earlier this week, after a brief statement on ongoing debt ceiling negotiations with congressional leaders.
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San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk is seen in the city's 7th annual gay freedom parade in 1978. Milk was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California. Earlier this month, the state became the first in the nation to mandate teaching of gay history in social studies classes.
Cellist Sara Page (center, right) rehearses with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at Interlochen Arts Camp. Page is among the campers who made an exceptional effort to raise funds to attend the camp this year.
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