A humvee passes the guard tower guard tower at the entrance of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, also known as "Gitmo" in October 2016. October 23, 2016 at the U.S.
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Carryn Owens, the widow of Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, fought back tears as President Trump addressed her during his 2017 speech to a joint session of Congress.
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President Obama said he regrets that the rancor between the parties has grown during his watch. "I guarantee I'll keep trying to be better so long as I hold this office," he said.
Kim Davis (left) holds her hands in the air with attorney Mat Staver (center) and her husband, Joe Davis, after she was released from jail. She was jailed for her refusal to grant same-sex-marriage licenses.
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President Obama delivers the 2015 State of the Union address. Only about 40 percent of State of the Union requests get through Congress. For Obama, it's been even lower.
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Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo gave the Spanish-language response to President Obama's State of the Union address. He included his support for an immigration overhaul. The English response was silent on the issue.
President Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 20. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listen in the background.
Alan Gross (center), recently freed after being held in Cuba, speaks with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly before the start of the State of the Union speech in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. At left is Judy Gross.
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President Obama receives a standing ovation as he prepares to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
President Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., on Jan. 9. Obama is promoting a plan to make publicly funded community college available to all students.