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  • In Pictures US military muscle

    A first-year midshipman, or plebe, is splashed with mud while participating in Sea Trials at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 15, 2012. Sea Trials, modeled after the Marine Corps' Crucible and the Navy's Battle Stations recruit programs, is an annual capstone event for fourth-class midshipmen and serves as a leadership challenge for upper-class midshipmen, who lead each activity during the exercise.

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  • The Vote Ashley Judd getting a divorce. Does that make a Senate run more likely?

    Ashley Judd, an-eighth generation Kentucky native, has lived in Tennessee and Scotland with her husband. Some Kentucky Democrats would like to see Ms. Judd take on Mitch McConnell in 2014.

  • In Pictures US military muscle

    A first-year midshipman, or plebe, is splashed with mud while participating in Sea Trials at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 15, 2012. Sea Trials, modeled after the Marine Corps' Crucible and the Navy's Battle Stations recruit programs, is an annual capstone event for fourth-class midshipmen and serves as a leadership challenge for upper-class midshipmen, who lead each activity during the exercise.

  • In Pictures On base in Kandahar

    US Army Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Roach, 16th MPAD, from El Paso, Texas, gets his hair cut in a barber shop in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on Oct. 19.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Steel workers from the nearby ArcelorMittal plant take part in a demonstration in Marseille, France, on Thursday. Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools, and frustrated commuters as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60, one of the lowest even in Europe. President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms to France's over-stretched pension system as yet another blow to Europe's social model.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/11

    A young supporter in Cape Town, South Africa, blows on a 'vuvuzela,' Zulu for stadium trumpet, during a celebration marking a month till the beginning of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/07

    Dark clouds of smoke and fire are seen as oil burns during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard, working in partnership with BP, local residents, and other federal agencies conducted the in situ burn to aid in preventing the spread of oil following the April 20 explosion on the offshore drilling oil rig, Deepwater Horizon.