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Hello Dinner! Black and white photos from past Thanksgiving days in Maryland

Hello Dinner! Black and white photos from past Thanksgiving days in Maryland

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Gobble, Gobble. This week marks the start of almost seven weeks of procrastination thanks to the holiday season. In our latest retro post, we share handsome turkeys from past years, classic Thanksgiving dinners, shopping at Lexington Market and festive images from the Toytown Parade.

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Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, Brazilian Naturist Olympics

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Israel-Gaza conflict in its sixth day, President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, naturists run the 3 km marathon during the first Brazilian Naturist Olympics and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes

Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes

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Ninety-one bikini-clad contestants prepare to compete for the Miss Earth crown on November 24, Pakistani parents are jailed for killing their daughter with acid because she looked at a boy, Bonfire Night lights up the streets in Lewes, Sussex in England, Anonymous protests outside the Houses of Parliament and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 23 Photo Brief: Kungfu students, animal sacrifices, brothel-sponsored soccer and gay marriage

Oct. 23 Photo Brief: Kungfu students, animal sacrifices, brothel-sponsored soccer and gay marriage

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Kungfu students perform during the Zhengzhou International Shaolin Wushu Festival, Hindu devotees sacrifice animals and burn effigies during Dussehra, hard economic times brings unorthodox sponsors to Greek soccer, French activists demonstrate against the upcoming law authorizing gay marriage and adoption and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session

Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session

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Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace in Milan, the U.S. Supreme Court is back in session after summer recess and more in today’s daily brief.

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Sept. 6 Photo Brief: Pandas, Monty Python and Cricket

Sept. 6 Photo Brief: Pandas, Monty Python and Cricket

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New pandas for Singapore, Monty Python Flying Circus actors and their pups, a little bubbly for cricket champions and more in today’s daily brief.
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May Day around the world

May Day around the world

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May Day or International Workers’ Day has become a day of protest for many in the world demanding better working conditions, higher wages, and social equality. It began as a commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket Riot in Chicago, a peaceful protest for the right to an 8-hour workday that became a deadly clash with police. Today it is celebrated in more than 80 countries.

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