The World Health Organization says it will start assigning new names for variants of the coronavirus based on letters from the Greek alphabet — part of an effort to help avoid stigmatization around the virus.
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Police arrest a man after a group of pro Israelis got into a fight with protesters and activists condemning Israel and supporting Palestinians on May 18, 2021 in New York City.
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A worker operates a forklift to move household waste at a facility that stores recyclable materials in Seoul, South Korea. In 2019, more than 130 million metric tons of single-use plastics were thrown away, according to a new report.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a Senate panel in April 2018. On Wednesday, Facebook's independent Oversight Board is set to decide whether the company should keep its indefinite ban on former President Donald Trump.
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Nearly 100 days into office, President Biden is lagging his predecessors in the number of bills he has signed, but he is far outpacing them on executive orders. Here, Biden speaks about Russia in the East Room of the White House on April 15.
Vanita Gupta appears during her confirmation hearing last month before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate voted to confirm Gupta as associate attorney general in a 51-49 vote.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday following the verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
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Evans' children, Abigail and Logan, and their mother, Shannon Terranova, pay their respects as the officer's remains lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday.
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President Biden has allowed a ban on certain kinds of foreign work visas to expire. Above, Biden holds his first cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House on April 1, 2021.
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