Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, left, takes the presidential oath besides Afghanistan's Chief Justice Abdul Salam Azimi during his inauguration as President of Afghanistan at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. After being sworn in to a second five-year term, Karzai said his government was doing whatever it could to implement reforms.
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Rallying the Troops
President Barack Obama gets a hug as he rallies U.S. troops at Osan Air Base in Osan, outside Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.
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The Waiting Game
Travelers consult a departures monitor at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.
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Searching for Scraps
A Palestinian recovers scrap metal from the rubble of a building in the devastated area east of Jebaliya in the northern of Gaza Strip, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.
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Praying for Pennies
An aging former Thai mahout begs for money at the 49th Surin Elephant Roundup in Surin, Thailand, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. The event brings together mahouts and elephants from all over Thailand. Once used for logging and transportation, elephants today in Thailand have been replaced largely by cheap motorcycles and tractors.
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Fog Rolls In
Villagers ride bicycles on a foggy morning on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneshwar, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. The winter season has approached in most parts of the country with chilly foggy mornings.