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President Obama answers questions during a joint news conference with Argentine President Mauricio Macri at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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President Obama Explains His ISIS Strategy

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President Obama delivers a speech at the Grand Theater of Havana in Cuba on Tuesday. Obama said he came to Cuba to "bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas." Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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Listen to Morning Edition's special coverage

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President Obama is interviewed about his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

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"One of the most puzzling arguments that I've heard from [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell and some other Republicans is this notion that the American people should decide" the next Supreme Court justice," Obama told NPR's Nina Totenberg Thursday. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's courtroom chair is draped in black to mark his death in a tradition that dates to the 19th century. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court To Say Goodbye To One Of Its Own

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The American flag, seen through the columns of the Supreme Court building, blows in the wind on Feb. 13. Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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On The Docket, In Limbo: Scalia's Death Casts Uncertainty On Key Cases

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An American flag flies at half-staff outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The fight to replace him could be historic, resulting in the longest vacancy in history. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yonta, 6, rests with her sister Montra, 3, and brother Leakhena, 4 months, under a mosquito bed net during monsoon season in July 2010, in Pailin province, Cambodia. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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