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Workers use a crane to lift the monument dedicated to former Chief Justice of the United States Roger Taney in Annapolis, Md., early Friday. The State House Trust voted Wednesday to remove the statue from its grounds. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Honeybees are seen inside a colony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Md., in 2007. Maryland lawmakers approved a bill this week permitting beekeepers to shoot black bears that threaten their hives. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Green shoots of cereal rye, a popular cover crop, emerge in a field where corn was recently harvested in Iowa. The grass will go dormant in winter, then resume growing in the spring. Less than three percent of corn fields in the state have cover crops. Courtesy of Practical Farmers of Iowa hide caption

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A fence surrounds an estate in the village of Upper Brookville in the town of Oyster Bay, N.Y., on Long Island. On Friday, the Obama administration closed this compound for Russian diplomats, in retaliation for spying and cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential election. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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More than 160 firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to the incident reported just after midnight at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring, Md. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service / AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Monday in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Trump won Tuesday's primary race in the state Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Candidate for U.S. Senate Katie McGinty, D-Pa., shakes hands with attendees as she arrives for her roundtable discussion with seniors at the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers in Philadelphia last week. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Group hide caption

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Stacey McHoul said she ran out of psychiatric medicine a few days after leaving jail last year and soon began using heroin again. Courtesy of Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Hector Moreno checks a basement for lead paint in Baltimore. He is an environmental assessor with Green and Healthy Homes. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Baltimore Struggles To Protect Children From Lead Paint

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A recurring bone infection landed Robert Peace in the hospital five times after a 2004 car accident fractured a hip. He blames his readmissions on a lack of follow-up care. Doug Kapustin for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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A manatee spotted in the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal on Thursday. It's very unusual for the Florida native to get so far north. Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife hide caption

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Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife