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Photos for April 17, 2012

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San Salvador project manager Bruce Heyman shows off one of the working guns that will be used for mock gun battles with other tall ships once the San Salvador sets sail.

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Retired plumber Roy Libby volunteers four days a week on the San Salvador construction, and has even grown a beard to fit in with the crew.

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This model shows what the San Salvador replica will look like when competed.

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The body of the ship will be 95 feet long and be comprised of tens of thousands of pounds of wood.

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Gregory Jaczko, Head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, speaking to the media after a visit to the San Onofre nuclear power plant, April 6th, 2012.

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(left to right) Stuart Bogie, Justin Walter, Elliot Bergman, Matt Lux, Jim Becker, Joe Adamik, Sam Beam, Ben Massarella, Nick Luca, Aida Shahghasemi, Markéta Irglová. Sam Beam, better known as Iron & Wine, leads a 12-piece band through an array of his songs from Iron & Wine’s most recent album, "Kiss Each Other Clean," and other favorites, at a taping at Atlanta's historic Buckhead Theatre on November 10, 2011.

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(left to right) Joe Adamik, Sam Beam and Ben Massarella from Iron and Wine, performing at Atlanta's historic Buckhead Theatre on November 10, 2011.

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AMERICA REVEALED host Yul Kwon skydiving.

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Traffic in Los Angeles. Using aerial footage, high-definition video and real-time satellite data, AMERICA REVEALED traces the movements and communications that miraculously come together to manufacture goods, transport people and materials, grow tons of food and power our increasingly tech-savvy nation.

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Nightly traffic in Las Vegas. In "Nation On The Move," host Yul Kwon heads out into the wild night in Las Vegas to see how transportation analysts are keeping traffic at bay by revolutionizing the use of one basic tool: the traffic light.

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Rapid buses have found homes in cities around the world. But they're not finding a place to terminate in downtown San Diego.

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High angle shot of ship architectural model submerged in water tank.

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Computerised bridge simulator from NOVA's "Why Ships Sink."

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Chinook salmon at Dagger Falls.

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A council of bighorn rams.

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Otter mom and pup prepare for an afternoon nap.

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Organic Farming

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Screen shot of Trayvon Martin Tweet

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Discovery flies over the Washington Monument

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Trucks with the natural gas industry, some of the thousands that pass through the area daily, drive through the countryside on January 18, 2012 in Springville, Pennsylvania.

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