A trail of melted metal that oozed from the front of burned out car is seen Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, in Fredalba, Calif. Nearly 1 million people have been evacuated across the Southern California region and over 1,300 homes have been destroyed as fires continue to burn out of control in several Southern California counties.
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Having A Gas
A Belarusian soldier of the Interior Ministry special unit negotiates an obstacle course during an examination near the village of Volovshchina, 15 miles west of Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007.
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Thai buffalo racers compete in an annual water buffalo race in Chonburi Province, 68 miles south of Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007. The annual race was held as a celebration among rice farmers before the rice harvest.
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In Her Face
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, center, is confronted by a protester with her hands painted red as Rep. Tom Lantos, D-Calif., right, Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, right, looks on before Rice testified regarding U.S. policy in the Middle East. Rice spoke about Iraq, Iran, and the Israel Palestinian conflict on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007.
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Maple trees displaying red and yellow leaves line a rail fence at New Market Battlefield and State Historic Park in the Shenandoah Valley at New Market, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.
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Rain droplets reflect the Conserve Water Now sign in Greensboro, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007. Rain finally began to fall in areas of the Southeast where an extreme drought exists.
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A Turkish soldier holds his machine gun as he patrols the area near Turkey-Iraq border atop an armored vehicle, in the province of Sirnak, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007. The buildup of troops along the border with Iraq continued, with Turkish military helicopters flying commando units into the area. Tens of thousands of soldiers are already deployed in the region.