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Jan. 22 Photo Brief: 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, dancing at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women, blood ivory

Jan. 22 Photo Brief: 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, dancing at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women, blood ivory

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The 40th anniversary of the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade, a sweet moment between Barack and Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women on the rise, protests in Kenya highlight increased poaching of rhinos and elephants and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 20 Photo Brief: Obama and Biden sworn in for second term, botched assassination of Bulgarian politician, Dakar Rally winner, camels march

Jan. 20 Photo Brief: Obama and Biden sworn in for second term, botched assassination of Bulgarian politician, Dakar Rally winner, camels march

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President Obama and Vice President Biden was sworn in for a second term on Sunday, the botched assassination of a Bulgarian politician, Dakar Rally winner, camels march during a rehearsal for the Indian Republic Day parade and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 18 Photo Brief: Freezing dips, mushing dogs, Carnival royalty and Green Week costumes

Jan. 18 Photo Brief: Freezing dips, mushing dogs, Carnival royalty and Green Week costumes

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Devoties of Jesus and exercise take cold plunges, the annual Green Week agricultural fair of food stuffs and agricultural products begins in Berlin, dancers compete to be royalty for this year’s Carnival in Sao Paulo, the Grande Odyssee dog sledding race continues and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 15 Photo Brief: Lance talks to Oprah, assault rifles on the runway, Kumbh Mela draws hundreds of millions

Jan. 15 Photo Brief: Lance talks to Oprah, assault rifles on the runway, Kumbh Mela draws hundreds of millions

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Oprah talks about her upcoming interview with Lance Armstrong, the largest religious gathering on earth, the Kumbh Mela, begins attracting Hindu devotees, the runway at Milan Fashion Week Menswear Autumn/Winter turns militant and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 9 Photo Brief: Ferry crash in New York, Storms dump rain and snow on the Middle East, Black Nazarene, Carnival masks, Animals keeping cool in Rio

Jan. 9 Photo Brief: Ferry crash in New York, Storms dump rain and snow on the Middle East, Black Nazarene, Carnival masks, Animals keeping cool in Rio

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Fifty-seven injured in New York ferry crash, Lebanon gets snow while Gaza and Israel deal with flooding, the Black Nazarene is celebrated in Manila, Brazil prepares for Carnival, Animals keeping cool in Rio and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 7 Photo Brief: Chuck Hagel and John Brennan nominated to top level security posts, International Kite Festival, air pollution in Tehran, the Black Nazarene

Jan. 7 Photo Brief: Chuck Hagel and John Brennan nominated to top level security posts, International Kite Festival, air pollution in Tehran, the Black Nazarene

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President Barack Obama nominates Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to top level security posts, International Kite Festival, air pollution in Tehran, the Black Nazarene and more in today’s daily brief.

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Jan. 6 Photo Brief: Assad peace plan angers opponents, 14,833 drummers attempt record, Epiphany Day, inauguration preparations underway

Jan. 6 Photo Brief: Assad peace plan angers opponents, 14,833 drummers attempt record, Epiphany Day, inauguration preparations underway

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Speech by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad angers opposition, 14,833 drummers attempt world record, Epiphany Day celebrations, inauguration preparations underway for President Barack Obama and more in today’s daily brief.

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