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Yonta, 6, rests with her sister Montra, 3, and brother Leakhena, 4 months, under a mosquito bed net during monsoon season in July 2010, in Pailin province, Cambodia. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama said he regrets that the rancor between the parties has grown during his watch. "I guarantee I'll keep trying to be better so long as I hold this office," he said. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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The Keystone XL pipeline was intended to connect to this pumping station in Steele City, Neb. Keystone's parent company is suing the U.S. government because President Obama blocked the project. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Barack Obama announces steps the administration is taking to reduce gun violence while delivering a statement today in the East Room of the White House. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Obama's Emotional Plea

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep on Wednesday in Boston. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Jeb Bush Says Voters' Passions For Trump Will Pass

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In a recent interview with NPR, on Dec. 17, President Obama talks about his legacy and the challenges that remain and also gives advice to his successor. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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Watch President Obama Put A Question To The Candidates For His Job

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Ted Cruz visited NPR headquarters on Tuesday to talk with Steve Inskeep about his plans for protecting the U.S. from terrorist attacks and his views on climate change. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Cruz Won't Criticize Trump But Offers His Own Plan To Bar Refugees

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President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office at the White House on Sunday night. Saul Loeb/AP hide caption

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Listen to President Obama's address

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Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook, who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., are being called supporters and martyrs by ISIS. The wife and husband team are seen here in photos provided by the FBI, left, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles. AP hide caption

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