African Union and Somali troops launch an attack on al-Shabaab, a militant group linked to al-Qaida, in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Thursday in an effort to protect famine relief efforts, officials said. The World Food Program says it cannot reach 2.2 million people in need of aid in the militant-controlled areas in southern Somalia because of insecurity.
Kathryn Bolkovac (at left), the inspiration for the film The Whistleblower, poses at the Toronto Film Festival in September, 2010 with actress Rachel Weisz, who plays the character based on Bolkovac in the film.
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A drone takes its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base in California in February. In the near future, drones could be used outside of the military for things like traffic helicopters or flying jumbo jets.
NFL filmmakers Steve Sabol (left) and Ed Sabol attend the 25th Annual Sports Emmy Awards April 19, 2004, in New York City. Ed Sabol will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next week.
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About a week after the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, a bomb went off in Centennial Park. Two died and more than 100 were injured, but the games went on.
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Jonathan Winters' entertainment career began when his wife encouraged him to enter a local talent contest in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. He ended up winning the contest — along with a wrist watch and a job as a local radio DJ.
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