A pair of gravitationally interacting galaxies called Arp 147 are seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble is working again, taking stunning cosmic photos after a one-month breakdown. The Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore said the $10 billion telescope is as good as it was before the shutdown. That glitch scrapped plans for spacewalking astronauts to upgrade the telescope this month.
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U.S. soldiers of Third Platoon Delta company 1-26 Infantry patrol in the Narang district near the Pakistani border in Kunar province of eastern Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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New Day Dawning In D.C.
With Election Day looming next Tuesday, the United States Capitol in Washington is seen at sunrise, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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Sheep's A Beauty
People look at a sheep during a sheep beauty pageant in Banban, north of the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. The contestants scampered down the tiny runway, mooing at their admirers. The male-only audience checked out the competitors for beauty features, such as the span of their cheeks, the length of their neck and the color of the hair covering their bodies.
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A worker labors behind a stack of eggs as they are packaged at a major chicken egg production factory in suburban Beijing, China, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. Three more Chinese brands of eggs containing melamine have been identified and it appears that some officials knew about the contamination for a month before it was publicly disclosed.
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A Long March 3II rocket carrying a Venezuelan telecommunication satellite launches from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, in southwestern China's Sichuan Province Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008.
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Time To Shine
The car of Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa, of Brazil, is reflected in a fireman's helmet visor during the second timed practice session for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. The race will be held on Sunday, Nov. 2.
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Good To The Last Drop
As the cold weather sets in, a Monarch butterfly tries to get the last bit of nectar from a wilting rose in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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With a background of fall foliage, two fishermen try their luck on the Connecticut River near Rocky Hill, Conn., Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. Cool, sunny skies brought people out on the river to fish and enjoy the scenery.