First lady Michelle Obama smells some sage as she plants herbs in the White House Kitchen Garden with students from Bancroft Elementary School in Washington, Thursday, April 9, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House.
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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, makes remarks on housing refinancing, Thursday, April 9, 2009, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
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Eyes To The North
Two South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom (DMZ) that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, north of Seoul, Thursday, April 9, 2009. North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament appointed Kim Jong Il to a third term Thursday as leader of one of the world's most reclusive nations, buoyed by a rocket launch heralded in state media as "historic" but assailed elsewhere as provocative.
Credit: AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
Scott Boras, sports agent for Los Angeles Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart, breaks down during a news conference Thursday, April 9, 2009 in Anaheim, Calif. Adenhart and two other people were killed early Thursday in an auto accident in Fullerton, Calif., just hours after pitching in his season debut. The Angels postponed Thursday night's game with Oakland.
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Up In Arms
Demonstrators raise their hands during a rally in front of the Georgian parliament in Tbilisi, Georgia, Thursday, April 9, 2009. Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets in front of Georgia's parliament, calling on the president to step down in the largest opposition demonstration since last year's war with Russia.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, second right, gestures, as he visits Iran's Fuel Manufacturing Plant (FMP), a new facility producing uranium fuel for a planned heavy-water nuclear reactor, just outside the city of Isfahan, 255 miles, south of Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 9, 2009. The West fears the reactor could eventually be used for producing a nuclear weapon.
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A firefighter leads a cow in the village of Fossa, two days after a powerful earthquake struck the Abruzzo region in Italy. With rescue efforts well under way for the human victims of the devastating quake, help started to arrive Thursday, April 9, 2009, for the estimated 2,000 cats and dogs left homeless by the temblor. In addition to beloved pets, officials were beginning to assess the loss of farm animals.
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Tie A Yellow Ribbon
Unidentified neighbors of Capt. Richard Philips tie a yellow ribbon on the fence in front of Philips' home in Underhill, Vt., Thursday, April 9, 2009. Phillips is the captain of the American crew of a hijacked U.S.-flagged cargo ship.