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From NASA: Apollo 12 commander Charles "Pete" Conrad unfurls the United States flag on the lunar surface during the first extravehicular activity on Nov. 19, 1969. NASA hide caption

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50 Years Ago, Americans Made The 2nd Moon Landing... Why Doesn't Anyone Remember?

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From Russia with Blood: The Kremlin's Ruthless Assassination Program and Vladimir Putin's Secret War on the West, by Heidi Blake Mulholland Books hide caption

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Mike Posner, photographed on September 14, 2018 in New York City. The pop artist spent much of 2019 walking across the Unites States, from New Jersey to California. Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson says "the evidential situation has been weakened to such an extent" that the inquiry into Julian Assange shouldn't continue. Jessica Gow /TT News Agency/Reuters hide caption

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As part of a clinical trial to treat sickle cell disease, Victoria Gray (center) has vials of blood drawn by nurses Bonnie Carroll (left) and Kayla Jordan at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Gene-Edited 'Supercells' Make Progress In Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease

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Attacks on Pete Buttigieg may come into focus at this week's debate, as he has taken the top spot in an Iowa poll for the first time. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Young M.A relies on her fans to support her independent career, but the power dynamic often leaves her in the lurch. Noah Friedman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In The 2010s, Music Fans Asserted Their Power, But The Industry Caught On

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Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller watches President Donald Trump speak in the Oval Office. Emails leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Center appear to reveal Miller's familiarity with white nationalist texts and thinkers. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Miller And 'The Camp Of The Saints,' A White Nationalist Reference

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Volunteers set up a footbridge across Venice's flooded Riva degli Schiavoni embankment on Nov. 13. Marco Bertorello / AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After Venice Floods, Volunteers Wade In To Help Salvage What They Can

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Attendees hold "We Vape, We Vote" signs ahead of a Trump rally last month in Dallas. The politics surrounding vaping and industry pushback against regulation appear to have derailed the Trump administration's plan to ban the sales of many vaping products. Dylan Hollingsworth/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks Monday during a news conference at the State Department, where he announced the administration will rescind a 1978 department legal opinion that viewed settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as inconsistent with international law. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The leader of a U.N. study on children's rights says of the U.S. policy of separating migrant children from their families, "I would call it inhuman treatment for both the parents and the children." Here, children are seen near a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla., earlier this year. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Jenny Slate's new Netflix comedy special is Stage Fright. JoJo Whilden/Netflix hide caption

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'Sorrow Is Not The Same As Pessimism': Comedian Jenny Slate

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has been seeking a short-term deal to fund the government through Dec. 20. Currently, federal agencies are set to run out of money on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump tweeted on Monday that he likes the idea of providing written testimony to House lawmakers leading the impeachment inquiry. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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In the late 2000s, Robert Pattinson began playing vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. "It was so sudden, it didn't feel real to me at all," he says of the fame. Fadel Senna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Pattinson Does Not Want To Play An English Prince, Thank You Very Much

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A burned trunk stands amid the devastation left after wildfires tore through parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest earlier this year. During the yearlong period ending in July, deforestation claimed a span of the Amazon 12 times the size of New York City. João Laet/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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