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White House counsel Dana Remus (left) and Deputy Chief of Staff Jennifer O'Malley Dillon depart the White House on July 13, 2021. Remus is the "quarterback" of the effort to nominate a Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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White House counsel stays behind the scenes while guiding Supreme Court nomination

White House counsel Dana Remus, who is guiding the effort to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court, has worked in Washington for years, but rarely in the spotlight.

White House counsel Dana Remus (left) and Deputy Chief of Staff Jennifer O'Malley Dillon depart the White House on July 13, 2021. Remus is the "quarterback" of the effort to nominate a Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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White House counsel stays behind the scenes while guiding Supreme Court nomination

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The acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Kristina Kvien, speaks to media in Lviv, Ukraine, on Tuesday. The U.S. has relocated the embassy from the capital Kyiv to the western city of Lviv, citing the buildup of Russian forces on Ukraine's borders. An estimated 20,000 or more Americans have been living in Ukraine. Many have left, but some say they'll remain even if war breaks out. Mykola Tys/AP hide caption

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Despite the threat of war, some Americans in Ukraine are staying put

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Mary Stepp Burnette Hayden, pictured around 1942, with her granddaughter, Mary Othella Burnette, and two of Hayden's great-grandchildren. Mary O. Burnette hide caption

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Black History Month 2022

A granddaughter passes on the legacy of 'Granny Hayden,' a midwife born into slavery

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A granddaughter passes on the legacy of 'Granny Hayden,' a midwife born into slavery

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The outage hit the website for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, shown here during a ceremony last October. Ukrainian Defense Ministry/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Ukraine says government websites and banks were hit with denial of service attack

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Perseverance takes a selfie with its helicopter companion Ingenuity in the background. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS hide caption

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NASA's Perseverance rover marks its first year hunting for past life on Mars

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Poets Hanif Abdurraqib, Franny Choi, Dan "Sully" Sullivan, and the spoken word club's founder Peter Kahn curated the poems in the anthology. Megan Leigh Barnard; Jasmine Durhal; Sullivan and Sullivan Studios; Bonnie Kahn hide caption

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Megan Leigh Barnard; Jasmine Durhal; Sullivan and Sullivan Studios; Bonnie Kahn

A high school spoken-word club changed students' lives. Now, you can read their poems

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