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Dame Sandra Mason is seen here after she was made a Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in 2018 in London. Before her election as the first president of Barbados, she served as the governor general. She will serve both roles. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 19, 2021. A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children was kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Oct. 16, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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This undated photo provided by ElephantVoices in October 2021 shows some of the tuskless elephants in the Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability. ElephantVoices via AP hide caption

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Children joining the bicibús in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Spain, make their way to school on a recent Friday morning. The community is hoping to build a school-friendly bike lane for a safer commute for kids. Mireia Boix/Bicibús Eixample hide caption

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Cargo containers sit stacked on ships at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest container port, on October 15, 2021 in San Pedro, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Global Supply Chain Is Still Clogged — And How To Fix It

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Drone operators were hoping to find dogs that needed to be rescued from a lava zone on the island of La Palma, Spain. Instead, they found a spray-painted banner that said "The dogs are fine" and was signed "A Team." This still image is from a video sent by the anonymous rescuers. YouTube hide caption

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Floral tributes and pictures of British lawmaker David Amess lie outside the Houses of Parliament in London on wednesday. Amess was killed on Friday during a meeting with constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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The Nuri rocket, South Korea's first domestically produced space rocket, lifts off from a launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung. Officials described it as an important step in the country's pursuit of a satellite launch program. Hong Hae-in/AP hide caption

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Russian demonstrators hold anti-American posters outside the U.S. Embassy in 2015. From the 1960s through the 1980s, the U.S. said the Soviet Union beamed microwave signals at the U.S. Embassy in an attempt to collect intelligence. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Long before Havana Syndrome, the U.S. reported microwaves beamed at an embassy

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A woman reacts as a health worker inoculates her during a vaccination drive against coronavirus inside a school in New Delhi Wednesday. India reached a milestone of administering a total of one billion doses against COVID-19. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Mitchell Joseph Valdes Sosa, the director of the Cuban Neurosciences Center, gives a press conference about symptoms reported by U.S. and Canadian diplomats in 2016 and 2017, commonly referred to as the "Havana Syndrome," in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Havana Syndrome: Over 200 Cases Documented Yet Cause Remains A Mystery

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China's DF-17 missile is a medium-range hypersonic weapon capable of traveling over five times the speed of sound. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Behind murky claim of a new hypersonic missile test, there lies a very real arms race

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