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A person prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID vaccine at a clinic in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2021. Merriam-Webster has chosen "vaccine" as the word of the year, citing a sustained surge in lookups. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson poses during a news conference after being appointed as Sweden's first female prime minister at the Swedish parliament in Stockholm on Wednesday. She resigned hours later but was reelected on Monday. Erik Simander/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Debris litters the street at a crime scene on Sunday in Waukesha, Wis., after a person in an SUV slammed into pedestrians at a Christmas parade. Jim Vondruska/Getty Images hide caption

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee speaks to reporters Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. He released a video on Wednesday inviting law enforcement officers from across the country to join the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board recommended this month that Julius Jones' death sentence be commuted to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP hide caption

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People shop at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store in September in New York City. Apple says customers who want to repair their own devices will be able to buy the parts and tools to do so for certain products starting early next year. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A statue of Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands outside Staples Center in 2020 in Los Angeles. The Staples Center is set to be renamed. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Confetti falls at midnight during a virtual New Year's Eve celebration in New York City's Times Square on Jan. 1, 2021. The annual New Year's Eve ball drop event, which typically draws more than 1 million people, was closed to the public due to the COVID-19 risk. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon surrenders at the FBI Washington Field Office in Washington, D.C., on Monday. He's been charged with two counts of contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A police officer walks past a fire engine at Liverpool Women's Hospital in Liverpool, England, on Monday. One person died and another was injured after a device exploded in a taxi outside the hospital on Sunday. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said last week he will make masculinity a signature political issue. Tom Williams/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Josh Hawley claims masculinity is under attack. This historian disagrees

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