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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she will sign the bill headed to her desk that prevents transgender girls from playing on sports teams of their gender identity. Stephen Groves/AP hide caption

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People wait in line for Fiesta Mart to open after the store lost electricity in Austin, Texas on February 17, 2021. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images hide caption

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How Giant Batteries Are Protecting The Most Vulnerable In Blackouts

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Demonstrators who oppose voting bills that, among other things, would end no-excuse absentee voting, wear chains while holding a sit-in inside the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta on Monday. Megan Varner/Getty Images hide caption

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Two health care workers prepare syringes with AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine in London Monday. A U.K. study will expose volunteers to the coronavirus and could help development of future vaccines. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Scientists Are Infecting Healthy Volunteers With The Coronavirus

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A Joe Biden supporter with a Venezuelan flag cheers during a Biden campaign event at Camping World Stadium on October 27, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Grover Nicodemus Street, a military veteran who has been a nurse for more than two decades, is among the traveling nurses on the front lines in the battle against coronavirus. Grover Nicodemus Street hide caption

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'War Doesn't Even Compare': A Year In The Life Of A Traveling Nurse

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Radio journalists work in the studio at the headquarters of the independent Hungarian radio station, the Klubradio in Budapest on Feb. 9. It was removed from the airways after the national media regulator would not renew its license, raising new press freedom concerns in the European Union member state. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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As Hungary Cuts Radio Station, Critics Say Europe Should Put Orban On Notice

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Police officers are shown arresting Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri after a Black Lives Matter protest she was covering on May 31, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. Sahouri went on trial Monday on charges of failing to disperse and interfering with official acts. Katie Akin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts broke with his colleagues on the court, filing a solo dissent for the first time in his nearly 16 years on the bench. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the subject of Walter Isaacson's new biography The Code Breaker, shared a Nobel prize in chemistry in 2020 for the part she played in developing the CRISPR gene editing technology. Nick Otto/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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CRISPR Scientist's Biography Explores Ethics Of Rewriting The Code Of Life

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Deputy Attorney General nominee Lisa Monaco speaks during an event with then-President-elect Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del., on Jan. 7. Her confirmation hearing is on Tuesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Security fencing surrounds the Capitol following the Jan. 6 insurrection. A new assessment commissioned by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., suggests a mobile fencing system that could be adapted based on threats. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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As the U.S. accelerates its rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday released new guidance for individuals who have been fully inoculated. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill sent potential jurors in Derek Chauvin's trial home on Monday. Here, a painting of Floyd is seen outside the Hennepin County Government Center, where the trial is taking place. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu learned of a way to stop smallpox from women in the Ottoman Empire in the early 18th century. Trying to persuade her country to do the same proved tricky. Sepia Times/Universal Images Group via Getty hide caption

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As Many Parents Fret Over Remote Learning, Some Find Their Kids Are Thriving

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