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South Koreans watch North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's televised New Year's address, at the Seoul Railway Station on Monday. Kim said the United States should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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New York Police Department officers prepare for New Year's Eve celebrations in Manhattan's Times Square in New York. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters hide caption

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Tightest Security In Years At New Year's Celebrations In New York And Las Vegas

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President Trump arrives to board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Dec. 22. Openly transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the military starting Monday after the White House decided not to appeal. Carlos Barria/Reuters hide caption

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Syria Says U.S. Forces Should Leave As Contractors, Diplomats Prepare To Arrive

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Opponents of President Trump's travel ban protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month. Legal challenges to the ban are likely to eventually reach the high court. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Immigration Stories To Watch In 2018

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Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn-in before testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on June 8. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Marines Insist Storming A Beach Is Still A Military Option

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North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

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FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is Capitol Hill on Thursday for a meeting with members of the House Oversight and House Judiciary committees. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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An Army team at Dover Air Force Base, Del., carries a transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown on Nov. 16. Steve Ruark/AP hide caption

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The Delicate And Draining Task Of Tending To America's Fallen Troops

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A congressional staff member displays images of social media posts during a House Intelligence Committee hearing in November about Russian use of social media. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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