An Afghan worker gathers material for bricks near a brick factory in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 26, 2008. In western Kabul there are about 50 factories where brick makers fire handmade bricks used for the reconstruction of buildings destroyed during over two decades of war.
Bearing The Heat
Himalayan black bear Dyno cools off on a hot day in the Bulgarian capital Sofia's city zoo, Thursday, June 26, 2008.
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Former U.S. pilot Gail Halvorsen talks to the media during 60th anniversary celebrations of the Berlin Airlift at the airport in Tempelhof, in Berlin, Thursday, June 26, 2008. Germany marked the anniversary of the start of the airlift, celebrating an unprecedented undertaking that likely saved the city from falling to the Soviets and helped mend German-American wounds from World War II.
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Russia's Dinara Safina serves to Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh, during their Women's Singles, second round match at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 26, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Sang Tan
Mars Lab Locale?
An area located west of the Nili Fossae trough on Mars, one of the proposed landing sites for the Mars Science Laboratory, is seen. The image was taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The dark terrain is fairly featureless in some areas, whereas other parts, when zoomed in to high resolution, show ripples, sand deposits resulting from wind activity. The lighter terrain is bedrock.
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Afghan women walk through a street in the central market of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 26, 2008.
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Tall ships sail on the Baltic Sea off Kiel-Schilksee, northern Germany, on Thursday, June 26, 2008, to watch the competitors of the various sailing competitions during the current Kiel Week, the world's biggest sailing event.
Credit: AP Photo/Heribert Proepper
Big Sur Blaze
The Little Tujunga Hot Shots build a fire line in Big Sur, Thursday, June 26, 2008. Fire crews continue to fight a wildfire which has scorched over 30 square miles in the Los Padres National Forest along California's central coast.
Credit: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
An Israeli Air Force fighter plane releases flares during an aerobatics display at a graduation ceremony for new pilots at the Hatzerim Air Force Base near the Israeli city of Beersheba, Thursday, June 26, 2008. An Israeli military exercise over the Mediterranean appears to have been less a dry run for an attack on Iran than a message that Tehran must curb its nuclear ambitions, according to officials and experts.
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Specialist Glenn Carell watches the numbers as he works at his post on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, Thursday, June 26, 2008. Stocks plunged Thursday, hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down to their lowest point in nearly two years as investors contended with a barrage of bad news: a surge in oil prices past $140 a barrel and warnings of trouble in the key financial, automotive and high-tech industries.
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Water pours from a man-made waterfall at the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, Thursday, June 26, 2008. The public art display, an exhibition of four large-scale waterfalls by artist Olafur Eliasson called "The New York City Waterfalls," are on view on the shores of the city's waterfront through October 13.
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