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President Barack Obama greets a young child dressed as the Pope and riding in a "Popemobile" as he hands out treats to children trick-or-treating for Halloween on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye walk to their seats for the start of a trilateral meeting with the U.S. in 2014. Japan and Korea's leaders have yet to meet one-on-one.
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U.S. Army soldiers walk as a NATO helicopter flies overhead at coalition force Forward Operating Base (FOB) Connelly in the Khogyani district in the eastern province of Nangarhar on August 13, 2015.
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Kristina Gillis practices in the rear of a rowing shell along the Charles River, where she will compete at The Head of the Charles this weekend as an ID (Intellectual Disabilities) rower. The regatta has yet to formally include an event category specifically for athletes with intellectual disabilites.
Maya Sialuk Jacobsen of Greenland puts a henna tattoo on a friend's chin during a henna activity at the Anchorage Museum. The event brought more than a dozen Alaska Native youths together for a quick history of traditional tattooing, before letting them experiment on themselves with henna designs.
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President Lyndon B. Johnson giving Rep. Michael Feighan the famous "Johnson treatment" -- using his imposing physical presence to persuade -- aboard Air Force One during a presidential trip to Cleveland in 1964. LBJ put heavy pressure on Feighan to support the new immigration legislation. Feighan eventually agreed, but he demanded a crucial change to the act.
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Acclaimed French chef Jacques Pepin (center) has had an extraordinary 60-year career. He says his new cookbook, Jacques Pepin: Heart and Soul in the Kitchen, will be his last. Maybe.