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Cross-country skier Iivo Niskanen of Finland celebrates winning the men's 50-kilometer mass start classic race on Feb. 24. His was Finland's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images hide caption

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Artists perform near the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony. "Although parting is sad, we will remember Pyeongchang with beautiful memories," said Lee Hee-beom, the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee president. Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More than 1,200 people, including 1,000 residents of Gangwon province, form the shape of a dove out of candlelight during the opening ceremony. Francois-Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dina Alhamrani's photos (at right) show a bride wearing a red "pre-wedding dress" and gold-leaf henna designs on her hands. "I want to tell brides never to let go of their heritage," Alhamrani says. "We have very, very vibrant colors. That's the message I try to convey. And the bride is looking at the light: That's a happy thing that she wants." Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Demonstrators shout anti-U.S. slogans at a protest in Karachi, Pakistan, on Tuesday, a day after President Trump tweeted that Pakistan has "given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools." Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters hold signs near the White House during a protest about President Trump's immigration policies. A proposed presidential action would freeze immigration from mostly Muslim countries. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In an image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on Nov. 17. Three sailors are missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eduardo Otero/U.S. Navy/AP hide caption

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After an earthen floor is put down, it is covered with an oil-based floor sealant that hardens and makes it easy to clean. Jacques Nkinzingabo/Courtesy of EarthEnable hide caption

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Muslim refugees crowd onto a train as they try to flee India near New Delhi in September 1947. Some 15 million people crossed new borders during the violent partition of British-ruled India. At times, mobs targeted and killed passengers traveling in either direction; the trains carrying their corpses became known as "ghost trains." AP hide caption

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Giving Voice To Memories From 1947 Partition And The Birth Of India And Pakistan

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Rodney Stotts walks across the roof of the Matthew Henson Earth Conservation Center with one of his hawks. A former drug dealer, he is now a falconer — one of only 30 African-American falconers in the U.S., he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up

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Homeland Security chief John Kelly (from left), Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong spoke with reporters after initial meetings in Mexico City Thursday. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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