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Kelsey Hatcher, 32, delivered twins, Roxi and Rebel, on Dec. 19 and 20, in what's known as a dicavitary pregnancy delivery. Andrea Mabry/University of Alabama at Birmingham hide caption

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Saturday

An illuminated cat sculpture in downtown Reykjavik on November 29, 2021. Icelandic folklore tells of a giant cat that eats children who don't wear their new clothes at Christmas time. Halldor Kolbeins/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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This photo combo provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shows an authentic Ozempic needle (left) and a counterfeit needle (right). The FDA said it has seized "thousands of units" of counterfeit Ozempic, the diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, that had been distributed through legitimate drug supply sources. FDA via AP hide caption

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Thursday

A son uses music to connect with his mother who suffers from Alzheimer's

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Adam Kaye and his mother, Marti Kaye, spend every Sunday together. Adam normally plays some of her favorite songs on his guitar, with Marti whistling or humming along. But he recently had shoulder surgery and won't be able to strum a guitar for a while. Dustin Jones/NPR hide caption

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Still there: Alzheimer's has ravaged his mother's memory, but music brings her back

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Tuesday

A baby giraffe was discovered in Namibia, Africa, without any spots. The only other known living spotless giraffe was born at a zoo in Tennessee in late July. Eckart Demasius/Giraffe Conservation Foundation hide caption

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Eckart Demasius/Giraffe Conservation Foundation

Monday

Paula Rodriguez and her dog, Maia, were separated while on their way from the Dominican Republic to San Francisco on Aug. 18. Rodriguez was turned away by border agents and forced to catch a flight home without Maia, who was lost by Delta Air Lines staff. @ATLairport/Twitter hide caption

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Friday

Germany's Andreas Obst drives to the basket against Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup semifinals Friday. Germany upset the U.S. 113-111, and will take on Serbia this Sunday in its first-ever championship game. Yong Teck Lim/AP hide caption

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Thursday

Former White House trade adviser Peter Navarro outside the federal court in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 31. Navarro was found guilty on two counts of criminal contempt for defying a subpoena from the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Attack on the Capitol. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Two American flamingos seen at a Zoo in Miami, in July 2016. Flamingos are native to Florida, but less than 1% of the world's population resides there after the birds were hunted to near extinction at the turn of the 20th century. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

An archaeologist holds an arrow originally believed to be from the Iron Age on Mount Lauvhøe in Norway. Upon closer inspection, the team determined the artifact is from the Stone Age and is likely around 4,000 years old. Secrets of the Ice hide caption

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Secrets of the Ice

Sunday

Alina documented Andrii's injuries and steps in his recovery on Facebook. In the post here, she describes hearing of her husband's injuries as "the worst news of my life." Alina Smolenska hide caption

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Alina Smolenska

Tuesday

A reticulated giraffe was born without spots at Brights Zoo in northeastern Tennessee at the end of July. The zoo is asking the public to cast their vote on what to name her. Tony Bright/Brights Zoo via AP hide caption

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A listeria bacterium seen under an electron microscope. Listeria is not typically life-threatening, but those over 65, pregnant or with compromised immune systems are deemed high-risk when exposed to the bacteria. Elizabeth White/AP hide caption

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Monday

This photo, purported to be of the Loch Ness Monster, was taken near Inverness, Scotland in 1934. One of the participants revealed on his deathbed that the pictures were staged. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

This 1:10 p.m. EDT Friday satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Hilary (right) off Mexico's Pacific coast. NOAA via AP hide caption

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Thursday

Wildfires outside of Yellowknife, the capital of Canada's Northwest Territories, as seen from space on Tuesday. As of Thursday the fires are less than 10 miles outside of the city. NASA/Michala Garrison hide caption

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A screenshot from a video uploaded to TikTok by @big.ebk, which has since been removed, shows subway surfers in New York City. Four teens have died performing the dangerous stunt in the city this year. @big.ebk/TikTok/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Wednesday

Jenna Ellis, right, is seen with other members of former President Donald Trump's legal team, including Rudy Giuliani, left, and Sidney Powell, back, at a Republican National Committee news conference on Nov. 19, 2020. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The Harriott II riverboat sits at the Riverfront dock in Montgomery, Ala. Three white men have been charged with assault for attacking the ship's co-captain last Saturday, which turned into a brawl along racial lines, as seen in dozens of videos online. Kim Chandler/AP hide caption

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