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The core of the RBT-3 reactor at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad, Russia. Some scientists suspect the institute's work on medical isotopes might explain radioactivity detected over Europe. Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Clues In That Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Point Toward Russia

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Salvatore Riina, aka "Toto," the most important figure of the Sicilian mafia, is brought to justice after evading police for 23 years at the Aula Bunker of Palermo courthouse on March 4, 1993 in Palermo, Italy. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on importing sport-hunted trophies of elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia. But President Trump wants to review the decision. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Yemeni man receives treatment at a hospital after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Taez, Yemen, on Tuesday. Ahmad al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A poster of resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri with Arabic that read, "We are all with you," hangs on a street in Beirut, Lebanon, on Monday. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Climate conference attendees in Bonn, Germany, see a representation of Earth's climate trends. Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images hide caption

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As Climate Negotiators Debate Nations' Pledges, Scientists Worry It's Not Enough

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Flanked by teammates Cody Riley (left) and Jalen Hill, UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball reads his statement during a news conference at UCLA on Wednesday. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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A man stands in front of a projection of the virtually recomposed painting The Enchanted Pose by René Magritte at The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium on Tuesday. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian lawmakers in the State Duma applaud after voting Wednesday to allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Allan Simmons, then 51, competes in the final of the U.K.'s National Scrabble Championships in London in 2008, which he would go on to win. Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic hockey players Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette are celebrating the birth of their daughter, Liv. Chu and Ouellette were captains on competing teams. Caroline Ouellette/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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