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U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack addresses a crowd of slightly more than 200 people during a town meeting Wednesday at the Duluth International Airport in Minnesota.
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Supporters of the Mujahedeen-e Khalq, an Iranian exile group, demonstrate in front of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, on Aug. 4, 2009. The U.S. State Department is reviewing the group's status on the Foreign Terrorist Organization list.
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Women and children at the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya line up Aug. 24 to receive iftar — a meal of rice, meat and vegetables to break the Ramadan fast. Somalis are fleeing across the border to Kenya to escape extreme poverty associated with the country's severe drought, famine and an Islamist insurgency.
This image shows the above-normal water temperature in the Pacific Ocean during the December 1997 El Nino. Green-blue colors represent normal temperatures; dark red indicates hotter water.
A Libyan oil worker at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in eastern Libya, on Feb. 26. Production at Brega has dropped by almost 90 percent amid the country's crisis because many employees have fled, and few ships are coming to the port.
High grain prices and increasing yields have been an economic windfall for farmers. Low stockpiles, the use in ethanol production and orders from China have driven up demand, and are expected to keep corn prices high.
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In June, marchers protested Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal immigration. The state's United Methodist, Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches have sued, arguing the law that's set to take effect Sept. 1 violates their religious freedom.
Rebel fighters drive through western Tripoli, Libya, on Monday. Large numbers of rebels have entered the capital, but Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists are putting up stiff resistance.