U.S. Sen. John McCain speaks to members of the media after a hearing on the Benghazi attack before the Select Committee on Intelligence in Washington.
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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car into the first turn during the first free practice session for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
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Policemen stand guard as a queue of people wait to board an overcrowded train to travel home for the Chhath Puja festival dedicated to the Sun God in New Delhi, India.
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Striking workers picket outside a Hostess Brand plant in Biddeford, Maine. Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, plans to go out of business, lay off its 18,500 workers and sell its snack cake and bread brands.
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President Barack Obama acknowledges House Speaker John Boehner while speaking to reporters in the White House as he hosted a meeting to discuss the deficit and economy.
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A shopkeeper waves an American flag at a roadside shop in Myanmar ahead of President Barack Obama's visit.
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A fire burns on an oil platform after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
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Police officers try to push protesters back onto the pavement during an anti-austerity demonstration in London.
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Pike, a 30-year-old Polar Bear, plays in man made snow at the San Francisco Zoo. Two of the zoo's Polar Bears got 10 tons of man made snow to celebrate their birthdays.
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Congressional freshmen of the 113th Congress pose for a class picture on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The freshmen arrived on Capitol Hill for orientation this week. The 109th Congress will officially begin in January 2013.
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Israeli soldiers stand guard while explosives experts examine the site near Bethlehem where a rocket landed after being fired from the Gaza Strip.