Stephen Jenner, from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, sprays an insecticide under an avocado tree where some Oriental fruit flies were found on September 9, 2015 in Homestead, Fla. After months fighting a fruit fly infestation, Florida has declared the insect has been eradicated. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Marriage proposals are pretty routine at America's high-end restaurants. They can lift the mood in the entire dining room, boost tips and create lifelong customers. Unless the answer is "no," that is. iStockphoto hide caption

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A group of community leaders from Denver's Westwood neighborhood toured the Waterton Canyon Reservoir in late October, to learn how the city's water is filtered and treated. Courtesy of Cavities Get Around hide caption

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A Chipotle restaurant in Union Station in Washington, D.C. The company's food-safety troubles have provoked quite a bit of schadenfreude in the rest of the food industry. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore greets voters Tuesday outside the polling place at Webster School in Manchester, N.H. He got 134 votes in the Granite State, fewer than three bigger-name candidates who already had dropped out of the race. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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The Sand to Snow National Monument is one of three California areas designated as national monuments on Friday. Together they protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands. Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management hide caption

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