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Pulitzer Prize winner and To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London on Feb. 5. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Julian Assange Says Lengthy Embassy Stay Has Sharpened His Perspective On The World

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James Goldstein has just announced that he will donate his landmark Los Angeles residence — designed by architect John Lautner --€” to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Minimal is the word ... " he says. "Everything is simple and at the same time beautiful." Jeff Green/LACMA hide caption

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This House Is A Work Of Art, So The Owner Is Donating It To A Museum

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A simulation shows gravitational waves coming from two black holes as they spiral in together. S. Ossokine , A. Buonanno (MPI for Gravitational Physics)/W. Benger (Airborne Hydro Mapping GmbH) hide caption

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In Milestone, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves As Black Holes Collide

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An attendee wears a Hillary Clinton campaign sticker at a rally in Columbia, S.C., last month. Young voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have helped fuel Bernie Sanders' candidacy, but as the race moves to South Carolina, a lot could change. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In South Carolina, Young Black Voters Could Put Holes In Clinton's Firewall

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Green when young, and about the size of an adult human's hand when full-grown, Dryococelus australis is more commonly known as the Lord Howe Island stick insect, or the tree lobster. Courtesy of Rohan Cleave/Melbourne Zoo hide caption

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Love Giant Insects? Meet The Tree Lobster, Back From The Brink

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Enrollment counselor Vue Yang (left) reviews health insurance options for Laura San Nicolas (center), accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif., in February. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Black Lives Matter activists confronted Democratic candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders at a Netroots Nation event earlier this month. O'Malley used the phrase "all lives matter" twice, which he later apologized for. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Democratic Candidates Stumble Over Black Lives Matter Movement

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in front of his campaign plane in Laredo, Texas, last week. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Are Donald Trump's Pockets Deep Enough To Fund His Campaign?

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The Rodrigo de Freitas lake, which was largely cleaned up in recent years, was thought to be safe for Olympic rowers and canoeists. But an investigation by The Associated Press found it to be among the most polluted sites. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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