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The FAA approved a Pulse Vapor drone like this one — but outfitted with LTE radios and antennas — to provide temporary voice, data, and internet service in Puerto Rico. Mary Esch/AP hide caption

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Firefighters worked on Friday to put out the smoldering fire that blazed across the rooftops of the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa., the previous night. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In a monologue on her Hulu show I Love You, America, comedian Sarah Silverman described the sadness and anger she feels about her friend Louis C.K., following his admission of sexual misconduct. Screengrab by NPR/I Love You America on YouTube hide caption

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on importing sport-hunted trophies of elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia. But President Trump wants to review the decision. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police and protesters face off on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C., during President Trump's inauguration. More than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting. Jury selection began Wednesday, and opening statements in the first trials are set to begin next week. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The FDA has approved the first drug with "a digital ingestion tracking system." Abilify MyCite is an antipsychotic with an ingestible sensor that transmits data to a patch, which then sends the information to a smartphone app. Proteus Digital Health hide caption

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Apple's Philip Schiller unveiled the Face ID feature in September. Less than a week after the iPhone X was released, a Vietnamese security firm said it had cracked Face ID using a specially made mask. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Security Firm Says Extremely Creepy Mask Cracks iPhone X's Face ID

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The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has acquired more than three years of testing data from the lab, in the building pictured here, which WADA says was the site of a state doping program of Russian athletes. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she was abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. She told CBS' 60 Minutes that he began treating her when she was 15. Adam Glanzman/Getty Images hide caption

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In his weekly audience, Pope Francis called for followers to put down their cellphones during Mass, and be more engaged in the Eucharist. The pontiff is pictured here arriving in the Vatican's St. Peter's Square last year. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's top court has ruled that parliament must legally recognize a third gender from birth. A complaint was brought by a person identified only as Vanja, pictured here in 2014, who is intersex. Peter Steffen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The government has dropped its case against Desiree Fairooz (center), who laughed out loud during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing in January. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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A report in The New Yorker says Harvey Weinstein hired an Israeli intelligence firm to collect information on the allegations against him. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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