News at a glance: Photos from April 5, 2011

News at a glance: Photos from April 5, 2011
Getty/Alex Wong
News at a glance: Photos from April 5, 2011
Getty/Alex Wong

News at a glance: Photos from April 5, 2011

Today the basic photos of press conferences in Washington took on a much more dramatic tone as the budget battle begins its endgame. In one photo it looks like Harry Reid is gripping the podium for dear life. In another it appears that John Boehner has a posse. President Obama simply bites his lip. Be sure to read the captions for a quick look at today’s top stories around the globe.

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