A woman weakened by cholera symptoms is carried to the treatment center in Mirebalais, a town that is a one-hour drive north of Port-au-Prince. Cholera is relatively easy to treat if people can get help in time. A public health campaign has featured radio jingles and text messages to educate people about the disease. (Associated Press)
"Gambling hooks families. It takes income in a household from where you could be using it. I know it's getting a bit of revenue [for the city] but you have to play to win."
Sean Smith, Temple Hills, Md.
Tea party leader Jamie Radtke, a Republican from Chesterfield County, Va., trails in polls and fundraising but thinks she can beat George Allen in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)
New overall leader Philippe Gilbert of Belgium celebrates winning the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191,5 kilometers ( 119 miles) starting in Passage du Gois and finishing in Mont des Alouettes, les Herbiers, western France, Saturday July 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)
Maryland state Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, Baltimore Democrat who sponsored the bill to increase the tax on alcohol, cheers with supporters of the 50 percent jump on Thursday near Annapolis. It is expected to generate $85 million in its first year of implementation. Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition, is at left. Laura Carr, a volunteer with End the Wait Now, is standing to the right. (Associated Press)
President Obama (center) and Adm. Mike Mullen (right), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit with outgoing Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates during a tribute to Mr. Gates on June 30, 2011, at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** An employee (left) of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park, Kan., greets an inspector from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, outside the clinic. (AP Photo/John Hanna)