There are about 400,000 greater sage grouse left on the landscape, spread across 11 Western states, from California to North Dakota. That's a fraction of what their numbers were just a century ago. Tom Koerner/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hide caption

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As different as their backgrounds were, and even their approaches to judging, when it came to women's rights, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (left) and Sandra Day O'Connor were allies. Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis shows emotion as she speaks Aug. 22 at a gathering of supporters on the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Valerie Davidson, Alaska's health and social services commissioner, drives her 1983 Chevy truck to pick up salmon for a dinner party for 50 people. Annie Fiedt/Alaskan Public Media hide caption

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"Probably females are better at accessing olfactory memories, but I don't know why," says Robert Bath, a wine and beverage studies professor at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. "Maybe men don't pay as much attention?" Maria Fabrizio for NPR hide caption

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Donald Trump owns this Trump Tower building at 725 Fifth Ave. in New York City. It's one of only a handful he owns in the city, though 17 buildings there bear his name. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. David Burkons holds the licensing certificates that allowed him to open a clinic that provides medical and surgical abortions. It took about 18 extra months of inspections, he says, to get the approval to offer surgical abortions. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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Line-sitters waited for hours outside Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, on July 3. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT hide caption

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Delegates took their seats during the plenary session at the Bonn climate change conference on March 10, 2014. Negotiations resume this week; by the end of the year, the U.N. hopes to have forged a new global agreement. UNclimatechange/Flickr hide caption

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"I would have thought the top drug kingpins in the country wouldn't be the beneficiaries of what we're trying to do here," Judge Royce C. Lamberth said, referring to sentencing reform efforts and guidelines that were designed to help nonviolent drug offenders secure early release. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Courtroom artist Jane Rosenberg presents a more pleasant sketch of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brad. An earlier sketch of Brady by Rosenberg caused a sensation on Twitter and beyond. New York Daily News/NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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This image released Monday shows a 26-year-old Thai woman named Wanna Suansun, who is wanted by police in connection with the deadly Aug. 17 blast in Bangkok. National Council for Peace and Order via AP hide caption

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Oliver Sacks was an author, physician and a professor of neurology at the New York University School of Medicine. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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