Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley (above, center) congratulates the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, Vice President Hubert J. Humphrey, at the 1968 convention. At right, Chicago Police use nightsticks and tear gas to break up protests at the '68 convention.
After peering into the U.S. from atop the U.S.-Mexico border fence, a man returns to the Mexican side in Tijuana, Mexico. But Indian tribes are calling for a halt to building the fence, arguing it will destroy their traditions and religious practices. (Associated Press)
** In this June 18, 2008, file photo, the Rev. John McLaughlin, of St. Monica Parish in Methuen, Mass., is the first national vocations director at the Archdiocese of the Military in Washington. This month, Father McLaughlin begins traveling the country to recruit members of the military into the Catholic priesthood and sisterhood. (Associated Press)
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Seoul protesters demand the resignation of government officials. Some scholars say the mixed focus of the protests indicate citizens merely seek group experience, and that this urge dangerously usurps their loyalty to the democratic process. Elected by a record margin, the president's approval rating is now less than 20 percent.
Pope Benedict XVI, seen here in the popemobile, will travel in a similar vehicle during his visit to the District. Benedict has one public event in the city, a Mass on April 17 at the Nationals' stadium.
** FILE ** In this 2008 file photo, Assyrian Christians Isaac Samow and his wife, Ziada, say their children, including Hala (center) still speak their language, but they fear the loss of their culture in their grandchildren in asylum in Modesto, Calif., and among other Assyrians fleeing the violence and persecution in the ancient homeland of Mesopotamia. (Associated Press)
Christian Kersey (left), David Sabre (center) and Pablo Piggott race to finish their pies during a pie-eating contest at the Fauquier County Fair in Warrenton, Va., Saturday, July 21, 2007. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)