Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt, center, embraces her daughter Melanie as her son Lorenzo, right, looks on after their arrival from France at a military base in Bogota, Thursday, July 3, 2008. Betancourt embraced her children for the first time in six years, saying the thought of them helped her stay alive until a daring rescue plucked her and 14 other hostages from the Colombian jungle on Wednesday.
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Big Sur Blaze
An out-of-control wildfire burns as the sun rises in Big Sur, Calif., Thursday, July 3, 2008. Flames ominously licked the ridge overlooking the scenic coastal community, which appeared nearly abandoned Thursday after an explosive wildfire caused authorities to order more residents out of the area.
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Cart Before The Child
An Afghan child pushes a cart of firewood in the city of Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, July 3, 2008.
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A man walks past the charred remains of the headquarters of the ruling Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. A state of emergency continues in Mongolia's capital two days after five people died in rioting sparked by allegations of election fraud.
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For The Fourth
The shadows of ground crew members can be seen inside as they deflate a 53-foot-tall American Flag hot air balloon at Dobbelaar field Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Hoboken, N.J.
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Marching In Minsk
Children look on during a parade marking Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, July 3, 2008. In November 1996 the holiday was set on July 3, the day when Minsk was liberated by the Red Army from Nazi invaders in 1944.
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A chimpanzee eats bilberries from a plastic bottle prepared as a treat for animals at the Pilsen Zoo, southwest of Prague, by children attending a summer camp on Thursday, July 3, 2008. The chimpanzees managed to open bottles containing bilberries themselves and suck up the contents right to the last berry.
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Lightning rages across the downtown skyline above the First Baptist Church, center, in Kalamazoo, Mich., Wednesday, July 2, 2008.