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President Trump leaves the stage after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference. He has repeatedly called for arming teachers after the school shooting in Florida.
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Wildfire smoke filled the sky in Seeley Lake, Mont. on Aug. 7, 2017. Weather effects concentrated the accumulating smoke, chronically exposing residents to harmful substances in the air.
Smallpox virus, colorized and magnified in this micrograph 42,000 times, is the real concern for biologists working on a cousin virus — horsepox. They're hoping to develop a better vaccine against smallpox, should that human scourge ever be used as a bioweapon.
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President Trump and Vice President Pence watch the Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20, 2017. The military is now looking at options for a military parade at Trump's request.
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House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol last year. Nunes is at the center of a political firestorm over the release of a memo critiquing FBI surveillance.
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A group of Yellowstone National Park bison are in a holding pen in March 2016. Park officials are now looking for 52 bison that made a run for it after someone cut a hole in their holding pen.