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Fruit-eating animals spread the seeds of plants in ecosystems around the world. Their decline means plants could have a harder time finding new habitats as the climate changes. Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/DPA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends a meeting of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea. AP File Photo hide caption

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22 tips for 2022: Get creative, even if you aren't feeling inspired

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A woman wearing a protective mask walks past a sign in a cosmetic shop window on March 17, 2020 in London, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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These are the 5 things needed to stabilize the pandemic in Europe, WHO expert says

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A reflection of the U.S. Capitol on a car window on Jan. 13, 2022, in Washington, D.C., the day President Joe Biden met with Senate Democrats to talk about voting rights legislation. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the Supreme Court: Seated from left are Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Standing from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Erin Schaff/New York Times/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court justices aren't 'scorpions,' but not happy campers either

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Chamath Palihapitiya, a 34-year-old venture capitalist and minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, is under attack on Twitter for saying, "Nobody cares" about the Uyghur genocide in China. Brian Ach/Getty Images hide caption

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From center left to right: Yolanda Renee King, Arndrea Waters King and Martin Luther King III, lead the annual D.C. Peace Walk: Change Happens with Good Hope and a Dream across the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge for Dr. Martin Luther King Day in Washington, D.C. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Reporter Chloe Veltman reacts to hearing her digital voice double, "Chloney," for the first time, with Speech Morphing chief linguist Mark Seligman. Courtesy of Speech Morphing hide caption

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Send in the clones: Using artificial intelligence to digitally replicate human voices

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The Villa Aurora, a palace in Rome housing the only mural by Caravaggio and at the center of a messy legal battle between a Texas-born princess and the sons of her late husband, an Italian prince, will go up for auction on Jan. 18. Laurent Emmanuel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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An epic inheritance fight will soon cost a Texas-born princess her 16th century villa

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A man wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus, sits on a bench as pedestrians walk outside Evangelismos hospital in Athens, Greece, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Thanassis Stavrakis/AP hide caption

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Journalist takes images of pictures of Anne Frank at the renovated Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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A man cries over his mother's grave in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, on Sept. 29, 2020. Iris Gonçalves Alves died at age 54 the previous day from COVID-19, according to the information on her burial record. During the worst times of the pandemic in Manaus, only three relatives could attend a burial in its cemeteries. Raphael Alves hide caption

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