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Photos for August 9, 2013

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Officials recently built a fence down the center of a four lane highway that many migrants cross to get into the canal.

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Deported migrants set up a camp near the Tijuana River's concrete canal, from which they were evicted Monday.

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In the "Great American Cookout," host Christopher Kimball gets test cook Julia Collin Davison to reveal how to make the best Baltimore Pit Beef right at home.

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A pen at a feedlot in central Kansas that houses 30,000 cattle. Feedlots are where cattle are "finished" before slaughter, often with the use of growth-promoting drugs like zilpaterol.

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Joyce DiDonato as the title character and Joshua Hopkins as Cecil in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta and Joyce DiDonato as the title character in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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A scene from Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta and Matthew Polenzani as Leicester in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Matthew Rose as Talbot and Joyce DiDonato as the title character of Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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A scene from Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda" with Matthew Polenzani as Leicester, Joshua Hopkins as Cecil, Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta, and Joyce DiDonato as Maria Stuarda.

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Joyce DiDonato as the title character of Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta and Joyce DiDonato as the title character in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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A scene from Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Joyce DiDonato as the title character and Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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A scene from Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Joyce DiDonato as the title character and Matthew Polenzani as Leicester in Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda."

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Rice talks with Yousef Al Otaiba, the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the United States, before the start of a dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House last month.

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Susan Rice was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations before taking over as President Obama's national security adviser.

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Susan Rice, shown in the White House Rose Garden on June 5, was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations before taking over as President Obama's national security adviser.

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John Tateishi was incarcerated at Manzanar internment camp in California from age 3 until the age of 6.

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More than 100,000 people of Japanese heritage from the West Coast were sent to war relocation camps during World War II.

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National Security Adviser Susan Rice talks with Yousef Al Otaiba, the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the United States, before the start of an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House on July 25.

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Dead birds. Millions of birds, evolved to navigate by the stars, crash into brightly-lit city buildings each year during migration season. This raises the question: Do humans also need the dark?

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Observatories prepare for a night of research on Haleakala, Hawaii.

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Dark sky reserves, like this one around Mont Megantic in Canada, preserve starry night skies for researchers and amateur stargazers alike.

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A view of the Manhattan skyline.

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Lighting store owner Larry Birnbaum shows off his collection of antique and modern lighting.

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The Milky Way above an observatory in Arizona.

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South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson

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A policeman checks a car at the entrance of Sanaa International Airport, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Yemen. A heightened alert has seen Western embassies evacuated and a new suspected U.S. drone strike that killed seven alleged militants from the terrorist group.

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The Tribute in Light in lower Manhattan.

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Filmmaker Ian Cheney on a Brooklyn rooftop.

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The Perseid meteor shower occurs every August when the earth passes through a trail of dust from the comet Swift-Tuttle.

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Sharlto Copley as a crazed mercenary/agent in "Elysium."

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Max (Matt Damon) attempts to help his former childhood friend Frey (Alice Braga) in "Elysium."

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A Triqui Mexican picks strawberries at a farm in Washington State.

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A Triqui Mexican picks strawberries at a farm in Washington state.

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A courtroom sketch of James "Whitey" Bulger (left) and defense attorney J.W. Carney, Jr.

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President Obama at the White House on Thursday.

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Fiber artist Freda Fairchild at the door of her Studio Miska (Dear Little Mouse).

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The adventurous spirit of Vincent Van Gogh alerts visiting artists looking for empty fixable homes or vacant lots.

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Girls are more likely to take high school physics if they see women in their communities working in science, technology, engineering and math, a new study finds.

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A 1939 dinner menu from Moana Hotel. It lists a Lancette Of Opakapaka Saute Meuniere. Opakapaka is pink snapper.

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Ecologist Kyle Van Houtan in the field with a wild hawksbill sea turtle. "We captured as it was covered with embedding barnacles and remora," said Van Houtan. "I removed all the epibionts, hangers-on that cause drag and dig into it's skin, measured, tagged, and released it."

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Colorful covers of menus from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel (left) and the Monarch Room Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

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The Moana Hotel on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu regularly served fish often not found on today's menus.

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This vintage 1935 menu from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel lists pouched flounder and red snapper saute.

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American Graffiti (1973) | Dir: George Lucas

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