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University students take part in a wake against violence held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in October. According to the United Nations, Honduras is the most violent country in the world.
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President Obama speaks about the economy Friday in Arlington, Va. Obama says he wants to "send a clear message to Congress: Do not slow down the recovery that we're on."
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A police officer speaks to Ukraine's former prime minster, Yulia Tymoshenko, after she was convicted of abuse of power charges in a court in Kiev on Oct. 11, 2011. She is now serving a seven-year term, but her supporters say the charges against her were politically motivated.
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Trainers help Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy after he took a hit during a game in December. In a series of interviews with The Associated Press, 23 of 44 NFL players said they would try to hide a brain injury rather than leave a game.
Police stand near the scene of a murder in Juarez, Mexico. The country suffers from drug cartel-related violence despite some of the most restrictive gun laws in the world.
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Former Sen. Rick Santorum shakes hands with supporters before speaking at a campaign stop in Fort Mill, S.C., on Friday. Fort Mill is just over the line from North Carolina, and some voters wish they could cross over for the primary Saturday.
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Michael McFaul, the architect of the reset of relations with Russia, is now the U.S. ambassador to Moscow as the countries work through a series of difficult issues. Here, McFaul is shown at his Jan. 10 swearing-in at the Sate Department, a ceremony presided over by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Megaupload.com employees Bram van der Kolk, also known as Bramos (from left); Finn Batato; Mathias Ortmann; and founder, former CEO and current Chief Innovation Officer Kim Dotcom appear in North Shore District Court in Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday.