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Drivers wait to refuel vehicles Wednesday at a Costco Wholesale Corp. gas station in Dunwoody, Ga. Officials are urging people not to panic-buy as motorists in Southeastern states put a run on gas stations. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In a year where loss, grief, technology and identity have been at the forefront of the national conversation, the budding trend of email opt-outs are for many both a welcome change and a sign of what may lie ahead. Jordan Kirchner hide caption

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Jordan Kirchner

Italian officials have announced a project to build and install a high-tech, retractable floor inside the ancient Roman Colosseum by 2023, some two centuries after archaeologists removed the arena's stage. Domenico Stinellis/AP hide caption

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Benin Bronze artifacts on display in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, Germany. An international consortium is working on repatriating artifacts which were looted in the late 19th century. Daniel Bockwoldt/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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The 516 Arouca, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world, hangs above the Aguieiras Waterfall in the Paiva Gorge in Arouca, Portugal. It is opening to the public next week. Octavio Passos/Getty Images hide caption

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Almost two months ago, two of Lady Gaga's French bulldogs were stolen and her dog walker shot. Five people have now been arrested in the case. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Activists advocate for better climate protection at a demonstration last month in Stuttgart, Germany. Christoph Schmidt/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden addresses an unusually small crowd of lawmakers and government officials during a joint session of Congress. Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In a historic first, President Biden was flanked by two women — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Harris — as he addressed a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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An image from video provided by the White House shows first lady Jill Biden meeting with her virtual guests ahead of President Biden's joint address on Wednesday. Many Democratic lawmakers are also naming guests of honor, who will be watching the speech remotely. White House via AP hide caption

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Digital food magazine Epicurious has announced it will stop publishing new recipes featuring beef in an effort to promote more sustainable cooking. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images hide caption

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A young man receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Charleston earlier this month while overlooking the West Virginia Capitol building. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Workers greet arrivals at a drive-in vaccination site at University of New Mexico's Gallup campus in Gallup, N.M., on March 23. The Navajo Nation has vaccinated more than half of its adult population, outpacing the U.S. national rate. Cate Dingley/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance detailing steps summer camps should take to prevent and respond to COVID-19 infections. Brandon Chew/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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A video still shows Dr. David Fowler, the retired chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland, testifying in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin on April 14 in Minneapolis. Maryland officials say there will be an independent review of cases of deaths in police custody handled by the medical examiner's office under his leadership. Court TV via AP, Pool hide caption

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