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NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, pictured at the 2017 Academy Awards, was one of the women profiled in the book and film Hidden Figures. She died Monday at 101.
Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organisation holds a chart about the COVID-19 outbreak during a briefing in Beijing, China, Monday. The WHO says the virus has not risen to the level of a pandemic.
President Trump speaks at the "Namaste Trump" event at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, on Monday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on. Trump said the two leaders were discussing a possible trade deal and called Modi "a very tough negotiator."
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson refused to remove herself from Roger Stone's case, two days after his defense team filed a motion for her disqualification because of alleged bias.
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After winning the Nevada Democratic caucuses, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, with his wife, Jane Sanders, waves as they exit the stage at a campaign rally Saturday in San Antonio.
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A drug implant was prescribed for an active 8-year-old girl diagnosed with central precocious puberty. The price of one option was thousands of dollars less than the other.
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Armed Special Forces soldiers of the Salvadoran Army, following orders of President Nayib Bukele, enter El Salvador's congress during a vote on a security bill on Feb. 9.
Sarah Ziegenhorn and Andy Beeler shared a selfie while hiking in Texas' Big Bend National Park in December 2018. Beeler died of an opioid overdose last March. Ziegenhorn traces his death to the many obstacles to medical care Beeler experienced while on parole.
Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Markets are down across Europe, Asia, and the U.S. as the virus spreads to more countries around the world.
Historians and activists charge that the White House has failed to keep notes of the president's meetings with foreign leaders, including with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Ka Lo, a member of the Marathon County Board in Wausau, Wis., spoke about the Trump administration's immigration policies at a Feb. 13 rally in the city.
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A medical worker takes a look outside a preliminary testing facility at the National Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, where people suspected of having contracted the novel strain of coronavirus are being tested.
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"Mad" Mike Hughes' rocket takes off with what appears to be a parachute tearing off during its launch near Barstow, Calif. Hughes was killed when the rocket crashed Saturday.