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Christopher Dean Hopkins

Vanya Shivashankar, left, of Olathe, Kan., and Gokul Venkatachalam of Chesterfield, Mo., lift the trophy after becoming co-champions Thursday night after the final round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor in Maryland. Joshua Roberts/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Emergency personnel search through the wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday night in Philadelphia, killing at least five people who were on board. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP hide caption

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The Picasso work Women of Algiers (Version O) was sold for a record-breaking $179,365,000 Monday by Christie's auction house, making it the most expensive painting ever sold. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators snarl traffic as they try to block an entrance to the Holland Tunnel during a solidarity protest Wednesday in New York City. Michael Abbott/Getty Images hide caption

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Notre Dame guard Lindsay Allen shoots against Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart as Connecticut guard Moriah Jefferson looks on April 7 during the first half of the NCAA women's college basketball championship game in Tampa, Fla. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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The ramp to departures is blocked by emergency vehicles at the New Orleans International Airport on Friday night in Kenner, La. Jonathan Bachman/AP hide caption

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