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A sign that reads "recall" hangs on a statue in front of the Wisconsin state Capitol last month in Madison. Labor groups are making an effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker for his controversial union rights law.

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In Wis., Focus Shifts From Union Law To Governor

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The population of Karachi, Pakistan, has been boosted by a new influx of young people. And now the city, seen here during a political rally in January, is making a bid to attract global elites.

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In Karachi, New Aspirations To Be A Global Player

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Supporters of a constitutional amendment that says human life begins at the moment of fertilization gather at a prayer rally in Jackson, Miss., in June. Residents will vote on the amendment Nov. 8.

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Miss. Set To Vote On Measure Defining A Person

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Instructor Mark Fabro leads an exercise at the Department of Homeland Security's cyberdefense facility at the Idaho National Laboratory in September. Training at the lab is intended to help protect the nation's power, water and chemical plants, electrical grid and other facilities from computer viruses such as Stuxnet. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Stuxnet Raises 'Blowback' Risk In Cyberwar

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy defended the hard-fought European bailout plan for Greece as he spoke to the media Tuesday at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Greek Referendum Plan Sends Sarkozy Scrambling

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Anti-government protesters march in the village of Amouda, Syria on Sept. 30. For many Syrians, the protests mark the first time they have taken part in anything resembling politics.

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With Protests, Syrians Are Learning Politics

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An elderly Chinese man and woman chat at a park in Shanghai. Hundreds of elderly Shanghai residents make their way to IKEA twice a week for an informal lonely hearts club. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At IKEA In Shanghai, Do-It-Yourself Matchmaking

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The Presidents Cup, on display in front of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. It's unclear to Frank Deford exactly what the Presidents Cup is — he knows only that it's played in November.

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No Love For November, Sports' Drama-Free Month

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