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Supporters of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange hold U.S. and U.K. flags outside Woolwich Crown Court in southeast London on Monday as his extradition hearing begins. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organisation holds a chart about the COVID-19 outbreak during a briefing in Beijing, China, Monday. The WHO says the virus has not risen to the level of a pandemic. Thomas Peter/Reuters hide caption

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Coronavirus Has 'Pandemic Potential' But Isn't There Yet, WHO Says

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Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 29, 2019 in Los Angeles. Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images hide caption

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Armed Special Forces soldiers of the Salvadoran Army, following orders of President Nayib Bukele, enter El Salvador's congress during a vote on a security bill on Feb. 9. Salvador Melendez/AP hide caption

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Latin America's Militaries Emerge As Power Brokers, Riot Police And Border Forces

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NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, pictured at the 2017 Academy Awards, was one of the women profiled in the book and film Hidden Figures. She died Monday at 101. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician And An Inspiration For 'Hidden Figures,' Dies

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Specialist Mark Fitzgerald works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Markets are down across Europe, Asia, and the U.S. as the virus spreads to more countries around the world. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A drug implant was prescribed for an active 8-year-old girl diagnosed with central precocious puberty. The price of one option was thousands of dollars less than the other. Kristina Barker for KHN hide caption

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Hormone Blocker Sticker Shock: Kids Drug Costs 8 Times More Than One For Adults

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Sarah Ziegenhorn and Andy Beeler shared a selfie while hiking in Texas' Big Bend National Park in December 2018. Beeler died of an opioid overdose last March. Ziegenhorn traces his death to the many obstacles to medical care Beeler experienced while on parole. Sarah Ziegenhorn hide caption

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They Fell In Love Helping Drug Users. But Fear Kept Him From Helping Himself

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Soybean plants grow in a field near Tiskilwa, Ill. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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An Airbnb For Farmland Hits A Snag, As Farmers Raise Data Privacy Concerns

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Ka Lo, a member of the Marathon County Board in Wausau, Wis., spoke about the Trump administration's immigration policies at a Feb. 13 rally in the city. Rob Mentzer/Wisconsin Public Radio hide caption

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Historians and activists charge that the White House has failed to keep notes of the president's meetings with foreign leaders, including with Russian President Vladimir Putin Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Off The Record: Trump Administration Criticized For How It Keeps Documents

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Barbara Elaine Smith, better known as B. Smith, began her career as a model, going on to be a restaurateur, celebrity chef, author, entertainer and lifestyle doyenne. bsmith.com hide caption

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B. Smith, Restaurateur And Lifestyle Icon, Dies At 70 Of Early Onset Alzheimer's

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U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson refused to remove herself from Roger Stone's case, two days after his defense team filed a motion for her disqualification because of alleged bias. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks at the "Namaste Trump" event at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, on Monday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on. Trump said the two leaders were discussing a possible trade deal and called Modi "a very tough negotiator." Alexander Drago/Reuters hide caption

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'Namaste Trump!' India's Modi Welcomes U.S. Leader With An Epic Party

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"Mad" Mike Hughes' rocket takes off with what appears to be a parachute tearing off during its launch near Barstow, Calif. Hughes was killed when the rocket crashed Saturday. Mercedes Blackehart/AP hide caption

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Jessica Simpson Talks Of Alcohol Abuse, Finding Herself Again In Memoir 'Open Book'

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