Officers of the 5th U.S. Cavalry near Washington, D.C., in 1865. Julia Ward Howe was inspired to write "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after a visit with Union troops in the thick of the Civil War.
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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith talks to reporters during a May news conference in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.
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Deb Haaland worked on President Obama's 2008 campaign before chairing New Mexico's Democratic Party. Now she's running for office with a record number of other Native Americans across the country.