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As we continue to witness the people of Japan free themselves from the rubble, we see that the world continues to show us what it has to offer.

Libya continues its tug of war of power between the rebels and Muammar Gaddafi, each waiting to see who will blink first.

The faithful public workers in Wisconsin lost their fight against Governor Scott Walker as he signed the anti-union bill into law.

As we continue to witness the people of Japan free themselves from the rubble, we see that the world continues to show us what it has to offer.

Libya continues its tug of war of power between the rebels and Muammar Gaddafi, each waiting to see who will blink first.

The faithful public workers in Wisconsin lost their fight against Governor Scott Walker as he signed the anti-union bill into law.

As we continue to witness the people of Japan free themselves from the rubble, we see that the world continues to show us what it has to offer.

Libya continues its tug of war of power between the rebels and Muammar Gaddafi, each waiting to see who will blink first.

The faithful public workers in Wisconsin lost their fight against Governor Scott Walker as he signed the anti-union bill into law.

The students in the State Capitol kept the fight going as long as they could, their willingness to fight showed that something like this won’t happen again. There were amazing pictures this week and we have the snapshots to prove it.

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Spaced Out

An orbital sunrise brightens this view of space shuttle Discovery’s vertical stabilizer, orbital maneuvering system pods, docking mechanism, remote manipulator system/orbiter boom sensor system and payload bay on March 7. Discovery, NASA’s most-traveled spacecraft, returned to Earth on March 9, wrapping up its 39th and final mission. 

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Masked Crusader

A Libyan rebel carries ammunition on the outskirts of Ras Lanouf, Libya, on March 10. Government forces drove hundreds of rebels from the strategic oil port with rockets and tank shells.

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Ready, Aim

A rebel fighter fires his machine gun at a Libyan military aircraft at a checkpoint in Ras Lanuf on March 7.

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1,2,3

Dead sardines lie in the harbor area of Redondo Beach, south of Los Angeles, Calif., on March 8. Millions of fish washed up dead after apparently suffocating in the harbor, possibly while seeking shelter from a predator or simply becoming lost near a breakwater.

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It’s Alive

Revelers of the Salgueiro samba school participate in the second night of the annual Carnival parade in the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 7.

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Night, Night

A protester sleeps in front of the doors to the Wisconsin state assembly chamber hoping to block access in Madison.

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Dusted

A man with his face covered in talcum powder poses for a photo during the El Dia de los Polvos (Powder Day) festival in the southern Spanish village of Tolox on March 8. During the carnival, people throw talcum powder at each other until they are completely covered with it. 

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Squeeze

Rival teams battle for the ball in the annual Shrove Tuesday ‘no rules’ football match in Ashbourne, England. Participants aim to get a ball into one of two goals that are positioned three miles apart at either end of Ashboune.

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Perching

A Libyan rebel fighter uses binoculars to monitor the skies over Ras Lanuf.

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