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A unique gym membership, dangerous indoor soccer and civil war mass graves?
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Low-Cost Gym Membership

Two teenagers exercise in an improvised gym in Havana, Cuba.

(AP2011)

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Soccer Amid Danger

Migrants from Central America play a soccer match at a temporary shelter after arriving by train to Chahuites, Oaxaca State, Mexico. Migrants crossing Mexico to get to the U.S. have increasingly become targets of criminal gangs who kidnap them to obtain ransom money. Just recently, 50 Central American migrants kidnapped from a train remain missing. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

(AP2011)

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Long Way Down

Forensic anthropologist Mynor Silvestre scales the wall of a mass grave after a day of exhumations in one of Guatemala City's largest cemeteries, La Verbena. The anthropologists expect to create a database that will eventually help match genetic samples of relatives of the more than 40,000 persons disappeared during the civil war. 

(AP2011)

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Everyday Heroes

Firefighters battle a blaze in an apartment building in Philadelphia. Firefighters said the building had been evacuated safely and there were no reports of injuries.

(AP2011)

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Winter Wonder...Oh Forget It.

A pedestrian walks along a street during a winter storm in Albany, N.Y.. Plows and salt spreaders hit the streets up and down the East Coast to stem chaos during Wednesday morning's commute as a storm that shut down much of the South churned northward and dumped several inches of wet, heavy snow. 

(AP2011)

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Sublime

The sunset and trees are reflected on a puddle at Liberty State Park in New Jersey.

(AP2011)

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The Difference A Year Makes

Sebastian Lamoth, 8, scales a wall at his home as he plays with his cousin, Cassius Bill Herold, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Lamoth's leg was amputated due to an injury suffered in the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake. One year has passed since the magnitude-7.0 quake that killed more than 220,000 people and left millions homeless. 

(AP2011)

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Prayer

A woman holds a rosary as she prays during a mass at the Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 

(AP2011)

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Mourning A Tragedy

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart after joining government employees on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. 

(AP2011)

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Visiting Our Soldiers

A Helicopter carrying US Vice President Joe Biden lands at a forward operating base Airborne, in Maidan Shar, in Afghanistan's Wardak province.

(AP2011)

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Optical Illusion?

Members of Chinese navy honor guard stand at attention during a welcoming ceremony for U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the Bayi Building in Beijing, China, 

(AP2011)

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Listen Up

An Indian Army soldier gives a command during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day on a foggy morning in New Delhi, India, early . The Indian capital and other areas of northern India have been experiencing below normal temperatures and heavy fog in recent weeks. 

(AP2011)

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Into The Fog

An Indian man walks enveloped by fog on a cold winter morning in Hyderabad, India 2011. Cold weather has killed nine homeless people in India bringing the death toll from three weeks of near-freezing temperatures to 116.

(AP2011)

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Rapt Attention

French President Nicolas Sarkozy listens during a meeting with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

(AP2011)

The Best Pix of the Week

A unique gym membership, dangerous indoor soccer and civil war mass graves?

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