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Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (right) with Workers' Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff during a campaign rally in Campinas, Brazil, on Sept. 18. The presidential election is Sunday.
Anthony Maglica (right), the founder of Mag Instrument, visits the factory floor in Ontario, Calif., nearly every morning. He is dedicated to manufacturing the company's flashlights in the U.S.
Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen testifies Monday before the commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Though Allen was the government's leader of the spill response, he acknowledged it was not always clear to the public who was in charge.
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Bayou Bienvenue in New Orleans is an example of south Louisiana’s wetland loss. Fifty years ago, this was a productive freshwater marsh with cypress and tupelo trees. Today, stumps are all that remain, as saltwater has encroached inland.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian, is accused of helping to carry out embassy bombings in East Africa in 1998 that killed 224 people and injured hundreds more.
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Some 2,000 Chinese workers clash with police as they stage a strike outside the Taiwan-funded KOK Machinery rubber factory in Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu province, on June 7.