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Are the justices of the U.S Supreme Court ready to overturn the power of state courts to oversee congressional elections in the states? Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court to hear controversial election-law case

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Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner greets supporters as she leaves her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Aug. 23. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Argentina's vice president is found guilty of corruption

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Deforestation is a major threat to the survival of orangutan. Here a baby sumatran orangutan plays around in a tree as they train at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme's rehabilitation center in Indonesia. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.N. biodiversity convention aims to slow humanity's 'war with nature'

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British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs on stages around the world, sharing his love of classical, folk and pop. Courtesy Decca Classics hide caption

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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason celebrates his eclectic inspirations

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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason celebrates his eclectic inspirations

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Advent calendars have begun growing in variety and creativity. Mariia Symchych-Navrotska/EyeEm via Images hide caption

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The evolution of the advent calendar

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A Dec. 07, 2019, aerial view of the coastline of Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has been knocked offline for more than a month

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President Biden delivers remarks during a reception to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff at the White House on Sept. 30. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Second gentleman Emhoff says antisemitism has become an epidemic

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Jonathan chills on the lawn of Plantation House, the residence of the governor of St. Helena, in October 2017. The world's oldest tortoise is celebrating what is believed to be his 190th birthday this year. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan, the world's oldest tortoise, marks his 190th with fanfare and salad cake

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Hilton Anatole on Aug. 06 in Dallas, Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud

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Former President Donald Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud

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