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Photos for February 6, 2013

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President Obama speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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Christopher Dorner

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Sept. 2011: A moose that was spotted in Grand Marais, Minn.

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The National Weather Service's latest forecast of the snow totals across New England. Most places can expect 18-24 inches of new snow. It will start falling Friday and the storm is expected to last through Saturday.

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Melissa McCarthy and director, Seth Gordon share a laugh on the set of "Identity Thief."

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Bobby Shaddox preps the middle schoolers in his "Projectopia" advisory class for their first peer critique session at High Tech Middle School, Jan. 23, 2013

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"Horrible Bosses" stars, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, and Jason Bateman confront Jamie Foxx's "Mother(expletive) Jones" in the 2011 film.

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The Sepulveda Basin wildlife reserve after the land was stripped by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Several advocates, including elected leaders, are protesting the move.

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The Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve before it was stripped by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Los Angeles. The Corps says there was illicit activity going on in the area.

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A Great Blue Heron stands on the bank of a pond in the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve in Los Angeles, Calif. Experts of the area say it was home to more than 200 species of birds.

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Duke University and the University of California at Berkley shows one-third of all couches contain chemicals in the form of flame retardants.

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John Brennan, President Obama's nominee to be the next CIA director, worked closely with Saudi Arabia to set up a secret U.S. drone base there,

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Gun rights advocate Andy Cers of Minneapolis listens to testimony during a Minnesota House hearing on bills dealing with gun violence on Tuesday in St. Paul.

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Supporters of gun control laws await President Obama's appearance on Monday outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Special Operations Center.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, favors a federally subsidized expansion of Medicaid in his state.

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Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage with his greatest hits and new material.

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Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage with his greatest hits and new material.

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Despite pleas from animal welfare advocates, the California game commission has declined to intervene in a controversial coyote hunting contest this weekend in wolf country.

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Derrin Yellow Robe, 3, stands in his great-grandparents' backyard on the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota. He was taken off the reservation by South Dakota's Department of Social Services in July 2009 and spent a year and a half in foster care before being returned to his family.

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An Amish man and woman walk through a parking lot after leaving the U.S. courthouse in Cleveland in September. Sixteen members of an Amish group in Bergholz, Ohio, led by Sam Mullet, were found guilty of attacks targeting Amish bishop and shearing their hair and beards.

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Amish bishop Sam Mullet stands in front of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. He was found guilty of masterminding a plan to cut off beards and hair of other Amish parishioners.

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REI CEO Sally Jewell delivers remarks after being nominated by President Obama to be the next secretary of the interior on Wednesday.

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More than 400 guns, including these three, were turned in during a Dallas gun buyback program in January. But determining the effectiveness of such programs is difficult due to limits on gun-related research.

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Don Ryan, 85 and daughter Jane Zottolo

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A map of proposed water tunnels.

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Harlan County Lake, the Republican River's main reservoir in Nebraska, dropped 10 feet during the summer drought and hasn't recovered.

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With irrigation severely restricted due to drought, Kansas farmer Mark Taddiken is worried about significant losses from reduced crop yields.

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A memorial service for Maj. Lucas Gruenther is held in a hangar on Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 6, 2013.

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Graphic cover of "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age," by Susan Crawford.

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Cmdr. James “Slim” Pickens

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City of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on the set of KPBS Evening Edition.

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"Poisoned Places," an NPR/Center for Public Integrity investigation.

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Birthday cards for Ethan have been arriving at the town hall in Napier Field, Ala., where he lives.

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The newest Monopoly token, a cat.

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Lilia Velasquez shows examples of visa retrogression in her San Diego office.

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Letter carrier Raymond Hou delivering mail on his route in San Francisco (March 2010 file photo).

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A statue outside the National Scouting Museum in Irving, Texas.

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Trash, much of it believed to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, litters the beach on Montague Island, Alaska, on Jan. 26.

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Chris Pallister examines a bottle of what he believes could be a household chemical item on Montague Island.

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This is a computer-generated design for a vital part, called a lower receiver, of the AR-15 rifle. The design can be used to make the part on a 3-D printer.

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A 3-D desktop printer on display at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas demonstrates how designs are translated into plastic objects.

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Bonet and his sister, Didra, are shown here in Puerto Rico in this undated family photo.

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Edward Bonet, 23, lives in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, and works on the dive team at the Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa in the town of Guanica. He lives with his grandmother, while his mother and sister live in Central Florida.

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Bonet has worked at the resort for six months and enjoys his life in Puerto Rico. Although his mom and sister live in Central Florida, he has no desire to leave the island.

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Genoveva "Veva" Camacho, 74, raised her family in Puerto Rico, and still lives in the town of Cabo Rojo with her grandson, Edward. Her daughters, Arlene and Genoveva, as well as her granddaughter, Didra, all moved to Orlando in search of a better life. A poor economy and increased crime are contributing to an exodus from the island.

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Genoveva and Juan Bonet are seen on their wedding day. Her family has deep roots in Puerto Rico, and she says she doesn't want to leave, but thinks she may eventually have to join her daughter in central Florida.

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Mariluz Diaz Nieves sells orchids at an outdoor street market.

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Miguel Sanchez sells fruits and vegetables on the street in Rio Piedras.

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Most of the items sold at the market are imported, as Puerto Rico, like many Caribbean islands, has little industry of its own.

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A dress for sale at a street market in the Rio Piedras neighborhood.

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Rosario Rivera is an economist and professor at the University of Puerto Rico. She lives on the island with her husband, a lawyer, but they've considered moving to the mainland. She is seen here at a street market in the Rio Piedras neighborhood of San Juan.

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Bonet and Camacho say they prefer their life on the island to life on the mainland.

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Camacho and Juan Bonet are seen on their wedding day. Her family has deep roots in Puerto Rico. She says she doesn't want to leave, but may eventually have to join her daughter in Central Florida.

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Genoveva "Veva" Camacho raised her family in Puerto Rico, and still lives in the town of Cabo Rojo with her grandson, Edward. Her daughters and granddaughter moved to Florida in search of a better life.

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Throwback Brewery co-owner Nicole Carrier and assistant brewer Chris Naro pour beer for customers at their North Hampton, N.H., taproom.

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