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Displaced Somalis waits in a queue for food rations at an IDP camp in Mogadishu. The United Nations has officially declared famine in Somalia for the first time this century.
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Paper lanterns to commemorate the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima float in the Motoyasu River in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome, in Hiroshima, Japan, on Saturday.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry prays at a daylong rally in Houston on Saturday. Perry attended the prayer rally despite criticism that the event inappropriately mixes religion and politics.
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The move by Micronesian islands to create a shark sanctuary two-thirds the size of the U.S. is the latest in a series of shark preservation areas aimed at reviving declining populations. Above, a group of hammerhead sharks swim in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Malpelo in this undated photo.
House Speaker John Boehner has represented Ohio's 8th Congressional District since 1990. His constituents have been paying close attention to his role in the debt-ceiling negotiations.
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New Mexico chili peppers are distinct, but locals in the pepper industry have been struggling to compete with the foreign pepper market. A new state law requires that only New Mexico-grown peppers are labeled as such.
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NPR's Margot Adler and her son, Alex Gliedman-Adler, at the cemetery at the Zentralfriedhof, where her famous grandfather was buried. Alfred Adler, the "Founder of Individual Psychology," died in 1937.