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A humpback whale jumps in the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga National Natural Park in Colombia in 2018. Michael Packard says he was nearly swallowed by one such whale on Friday as he dove for lobsters off the coast of Provincetown Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Biden met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011, when Biden was U.S. vice president and Putin was Russia's prime minister. A decade later, the two will meet as presidents in Geneva on June 16. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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An East Texas bakery initially faced backlash over its Pride Month-themed cookies, but is now selling out of its goods and gaining fans across the country. It's also receiving donations and passing them along to local charities. Jens Kalaene/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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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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