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Qin Gang fields questions during a news conference around the Six-Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear program in Beijing in 2005. He served as spokesperson for the Chinese delegation. China Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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China's New U.S. Ambassador Pioneered The Foreign Ministry's Brash Tone

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U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky embraces teammate Erica Sullivan after winning the women's 1,500 meter freestyle. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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The Vatican Is Holding Its Biggest Criminal Trial In Modern History

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Simone Biles Has Withdrawn From Gymnastics Team Finals For Mental Health Reasons

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Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines lifts weights during a training session on May 21 in the Malaysian city of Malacca. She had been stuck in Malaysia because of the pandemic. Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Carissa Moore from the U.S. performs on the wave during the gold medal heat in the women's surfing competition at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Ichinomiya, Japan. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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U.S. player Allisha Gray blocks a shot by Yulia Kozik from Russia on Sunday during a women's 3-on-3 basketball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Tom Daley, left, and Matty Lee celebrate their win in the men's synchronized 10m platform final on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Jean Catuffe/Getty Images hide caption

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The entrance of the Cuban Embassy in Paris was vandalized Monday night. French authorities are investigating the attack, which involved two Molotov cocktails and caused minor damage building. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez blamed the United States for the attack. Catherine Gaschka/AP hide caption

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Simone Biles from the U.S. performs on the vault during the gymnastics women's team final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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A news program at the Seoul Railway Station broadcasts a report on the resumption of communication between North and South Korea on Tuesday. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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North And South Korea Restart Communication Channels After Near 14 Months Of Silence

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Tunisia's President Kais Saied leads a security meeting with members of the army and police forces in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday. Troops surrounded the parliament building and blocked its speaker Rached Ghannouchi from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests. Slim Abid/AP hide caption

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Gold medal winner Flora Duffy of Bermuda (center) celebrates her win in the triathlon on Tuesday, next to silver medalist Georgia Taylor-Brown of Great Britain. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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To mask or not to mask: That is the question for vaccinated people as the delta variant surges. The answer may depend on the situation, experts say. Here, these roller coaster riders mask up at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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