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Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.
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Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.

Photo by Fayez Nureldine (Getty)

Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

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Star fish are dried for plant food on Tashirojima Island, off Ishinomaki, Japan, two days before the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami.
Photo by Itsuo Inouye (AP)

Today, in one image.

Star fish are dried for plant food on Tashirojima Island, off Ishinomaki, Japan, two days before the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami.

Photo by Itsuo Inouye (AP)

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An Iraqi boy lies next to his father at a hospital after they were wounded in a car bombing today.
Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye (AFP) via Alex Ogle

Today, in one image.

An Iraqi boy lies next to his father at a hospital after they were wounded in a car bombing today.

Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye (AFP) via Alex Ogle

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Newt Gingrich on the stump Monday in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Today, in one image. (Romney re-trenches.)

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Newt Gingrich on the stump Monday in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Today, in one image. (Romney re-trenches.)

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Today, in one image.
Cain. Colbert. God bless America.
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Today, in one image.

Cain. Colbert. God bless America.

Photo by Jason Reed (Reuters)

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Protesters in Lafayette Square rally against the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, which turns 10 years old this week. Story | Photos
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Today, in one image.

Protesters in Lafayette Square rally against the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, which turns 10 years old this week. Story | Photos

Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu (The Washington Post)

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Judges attend a ceremony to mark the beginning of the new legal year in Hong Kong.
Photo by Bobby Yip (Reuters). More photos here.

Today, in one image.

Judges attend a ceremony to mark the beginning of the new legal year in Hong Kong.

Photo by Bobby Yip (Reuters). More photos here.

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Philip Toczylowski of Philadelphia sits by his son’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery a day after the Pentagon declared an end to the war in Iraq.
Photo by Jacquelyn Martin (AP) via Evelio Contreras

Today, in one image.

Philip Toczylowski of Philadelphia sits by his son’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery a day after the Pentagon declared an end to the war in Iraq.

Photo by Jacquelyn Martin (AP) via Evelio Contreras

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Today, in three front pages.

Here’s how and why the photo editors at three different papers chose three different photos to illustrate the same event.

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Iranian students storm the British Embassy in Tehran. Read more.
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Today, in one image.

Iranian students storm the British Embassy in Tehran. Read more.

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