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Wreckage from a capsized boat washes ashore at Cabrillo National Monument near where a boat capsized off the San Diego coast Sunday. Authorities say four people were killed and two dozen others injured. Denis Poroy/AP hide caption

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Protesters chant for Ohio state troopers and Columbus police to take a knee with them in solidarity on the Ohio Statehouse steps on June 1, 2020, in Columbus. A federal judge has ordered Columbus police to stop using force against nonviolent protesters. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Karen Gibson attends the service for slain U.S. Capitol Officer William "Billy" Evans, as his remains lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday. Tom Williams/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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New Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Wants To Keep Capitol Secure And Open To The Public

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee speaks to reporters on Jan. 19, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Lee has signed into law a bill that bans transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises from burning tires on Saturday as demonstrators gather in Thakeyta Township, Yangon, to continue their protest against the military coup in Myanmar. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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New York's new Excelsior Pass will help New Yorkers share vaccination and COVID-19 negative statuses with entertainment venues and other businesses. New York State hide caption

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People wait in line to fill propane tanks on Feb. 17 in Houston. Power grid problems left millions weathering conditions in the dark in uninsulated homes, intensifying the Texas winter storm's deadliness. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Tayshia Adams appears at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 22, 2020. She will co-host The Bachelorette with Kaitlyn Bristowe, Warner Horizon and ABC Entertainment announced. Chris Pizzello/Invision hide caption

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Protesters against last month's military coup hold a candlelight rally in Yangon, Myanmar, on Saturday. More than 70 people have been killed by security forces since the military overthrew the country's fragile democracy six weeks ago, a United Nations official says. AP hide caption

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Dr. Angela Chen, an emergency physician at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, diagnosed the city's first confirmed COVID-19 case last March. Dr. Angela Chen hide caption

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ER Doctor Who Diagnosed First Confirmed NYC COVID-19 Case Reflects 1 Year Later

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