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August 25, 2009, 9:23 PM EDT
Day laborers crowd the sidewalk outside a Home Depot in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
August 24, 2009, 7:29 PM EDT
General Electric is overseeing the detoxification of the river. (AP Photo / Hanns Pennink)
August 22, 2009, 2:21 PM EDT
Map of historic Fort Edward. (Courtesy of New York State Military Museum)
August 17, 2009, 6:47 PM EDT
( – Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency restarted a controversial dredging project on the Hudson River, dredgers operated by the General Electric Company dislodged wooden beams that are the last remnants of one of the largest British forts in the American colonies. The EPA now says that the beams are contaminated with potential carcinogens known as PCBs and therefore must be buried in a landfill. 
August 14, 2009, 6:56 PM EDT
A frog tries to evade detection by blending in among the lily pads that dot a pond located on the Spring River Golf Course in Roswell, N.M. Thursday morning, Aug. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Roswell Daily Record, Mark Wilson)
August 13, 2009, 5:50 AM EDT
It took a record 224 days for the individual American taxpayer to meet his or her share of the cost of government in 2009, a taxpayer watchdog group has calculated. (AP Photo)
August 11, 2009, 6:35 PM EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, purchases a shirt, at the Heal Africa clinic in Goma, Congo Tuesday Aug. 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Roberto Schmidt, Pool)
August 7, 2009, 3:52 AM EDT
( – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on July 22, "I have no question we have the votes on the floor of the House" to pass a health care overhaul.
July 30, 2009, 7:15 PM EDT
Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., Friday, July 24, 2009, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP photo/Evan Vucci)
July 23, 2009, 7:05 PM EDT
President Barack Obama speaks at a town hall meeting on health care at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Thursday, July 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 17, 2009, 2:39 PM EDT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor delivers her opening statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 13, 2009, during her confirmation hearing befor the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
July 16, 2009, 6:50 PM EDT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 15, 2009, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
July 14, 2009, 6:50 PM EDT
Rep. Michael C. Burgess (R-Texas) (Photo courtesy of Burgess' Web site)
July 13, 2009, 7:24 PM EDT
Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)
July 10, 2009, 6:54 PM EDT
Sen. John Thune (R-N.D.), chairman of the Policy Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is at right. (AP Photo)
July 7, 2009, 6:54 PM EDT
President Barack Obama looks on as his Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday May 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais )
June 17, 2009, 7:04 PM EDT
Kevin Jennings, former head of the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network, and new assistan education secretary for Safe and Drug-Free Schools. (AP photo)
June 11, 2009, 6:05 PM EDT
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
June 2, 2009, 6:19 PM EDT
Chevrolet Volt at Detroit Auto Show, 2009 (AP Photo)