A visitor looks at the 12th-century "Codex Dresdensis," one of four historic Mayan manuscripts that together suggest modern civilization will come to an end on December 21, at at the Saxon State Library in Dresden, Germany.
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves the Harrisburg District Judge's office in Harrisburg, Pa. Spanier was arraigned and released on bail at the brief court appearance on charges that he lied about and concealed child sex abuse allegations involving Jerry Sandusky.
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A petrol bomb thrown by protesters explodes near riot police in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens.
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Damon Rasinya carts debris from his family home past the fire-scorched landscape of Breezy Point after a Nor'easter snow storm in New York.
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A Miami-Dade Elections Department employee tallies absentee ballot reports in Doral, Fla.
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Relatives of Rosa Ramos, who died in a 7.4-magnitude earthquake, gather over her coffin at a morgue before returning her remains to her village in San Marcos, Guatemala.
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A man walks out of the Ohio headquarters of Mitt Romney's campaign carrying a "Nobama 2012" sign while cleaning up after the election.
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Red deer graze as the mating season draws to a close in Glen Etive, Scotland.
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A Ford worker puts a battery into a Ford C-MAX plug-in hybrid vehicle at the Michigan Assembly Plant. The plant is now the only one in the world that builds vehicles with five different fuel efficient powertrains on the same line.
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Former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly leave after the sentencing of shooter Jared Loughner in Tucson, Ariz. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns sentenced Loughner, 24, to life in prison for the January 2011 attack that left six people dead several wounded.
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Residents wait in line to collect free gasoline the day after a nor’easter storm in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in Queens.