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R. Kelly's federal trial is about to begin. He is charged with 13 counts involving child pornography and obstruction of justice. E. Jason Wambsgans/Getty Images hide caption

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Elephants at a water pan in Hwange National Park in north western Zimbabwe. The sanctuary has a capacity for 15,000 elephants, but it currently hosts more than 45,000 according to ZimParks, the country's wildlife management authority. Tendai Marima for NPR hide caption

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Blacktail Deer Creek in Yellowstone National Park, seen here in a 2019 photo from the ecological study known as NEON, is one site where researchers have bubbled sulfur hexafluoride into the water. NEON hide caption

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The Kabul airport was a chaotic mess in the weeks leading up the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as Afghans tried to flee the country. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Freya the walrus is pictured sitting on a boat in Frognerkilen in Oslo, Norway, on July 18. Authorities in Norway said on Sunday that they have euthanized the walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding it posed a risk to humans. Tor Erik Schrøder/NTB Scanpix via AP hide caption

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A man takes a picture of a poster paying homage to veteran stock market investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala in Mumbai, India, on Sunday. Jhunjhunwala, died at the age of 62. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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Police are seen at the barricade where a man crashed his car early Sunday morning. Authorities say the man then exited the car and fired a gun several times into the air before killing himself. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Babies around the world evoke a special kind of language from grown-ups. Above: Photographer Sarah Waiswa, born in Uganda and now living in Kenya, made this photo of her daughter, Ria. Sarah Waiswa/@EverydayAfrica hide caption

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Scholars confirm what itsy bitsy babies around the world already know

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Emergency personnel work at the site of a fire at the Abu Sefein church that killed over 40 people and injured at least 14 others, in the densely populated neighborhood of Imbaba in Cairo. Mohamed Salah/AP hide caption

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Supporters stand in front of a pile of fire burned wreckage at Knoxville's Planned Parenthood on Jan. 6. Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel/USA Today Network via Reuters hide caption

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American journalist Austin Tice (portrait at left) was abducted in Syria in 2012. Here, his parents, Debra and Marc Tice, give a news conference in Beirut in 2018. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli police crime scene investigators work at the scene of a shooting attack that wounded several Israelis near the Old City of Jerusalem, early Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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The Internal Revenue Service building is seen in Washington, D.C., on April 5. The IRS got $80 billion in new funding as part of the climate and health care bill passed by Congress on Friday. Most of that money will be used to target wealthier tax evaders. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The IRS just got $80 billion to beef up. A big goal? Going after rich tax dodgers

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People walk by a subway stop in midtown Manhattan in New York City on April 13. Some of the city's top CEOs say they are being told by their employees that they are afraid to return to work after a recent spate of high-profile attacks. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A spate of horrific attacks in New York has people fearful of returning to work

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