Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg speaks during a joint statement with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday. The following day, Solberg apologized to the "German girls" who faced government retaliation for their relationships with occupying German forces during World War II.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks in 2017. The mayor signed a provision into a law on Tuesday that allows people born in New York City who do not identify as male or female to change their birth certificate sex to a third-category of X.
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl speaks in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. in 2015. Wuerl resigned on Friday after accusations of covering up sexual abuse.
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A sign announcing a store closing hangs above a Sears in Chicago. The bankruptcy filing could mark the end of the struggling retailer, which invented the mail-order catalog business.
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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station at Hazelwood Central High School on November 8, 2016 in Florissant, Missouri. A state judge has ruled state election authorities can no longer tell voters they must show a photo ID to cast a ballot, blocking parts of a law.
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