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A man and his son are silhouetted against the sky as they watch the sunset from a park in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, June 26, 2020. Sunsets and sunrises are more vibrant than usual lately due to dust in the atmosphere from a Saharan dust cloud.

June 28, 2020

A man is seen holding his son as they watch the sunset in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 26, 2020. Sunsets and sunrises are more vibrant than usual lately due to dust in the atmosphere from a Saharan dust cloud.

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June 21, 2020

People exercise at Inspire South Bay Fitness behind plastic sheets in their workout pods while observing social distancing in Redondo Beach, California, on June 16, 2020.

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Private Funeral For George Floyd Takes Place In Houston

June 14, 2020

The remains of George Floyd are brought by horse-drawn carriage in a funeral procession to Houston Memorial Gardens Cemetery for burial in Pearland, Texas, on June 9, 2020.

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May 31, 2020

A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28, 2020. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. 

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May 24, 2020

A drone photo from above Domino Park in Williamsburg on May 19, 2020, shows the New Yorkers spending time in white circles painted on the grass to help park-goers stay at least 6 feet apart as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., left, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., greet each other with an elbow bump before the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is to testify before the committee.

May 17, 2020

Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Richard Burr greet each other with an elbow bump before a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill on May 12, 2020.

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May 10, 2020

An Asian giant hornet from Japan is held on a pin in Olympia, Washington, on May 4, 2020. The insect, which has been found in Washington state, is the world's largest hornet, and has been dubbed the "murder hornet" in reference to its appetite for honey bees and a sting that can be fatal to some people.

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May 3, 2020

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly by the Washington Monument as they fly over the National Mall in Washington on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The flyover was in salute to first responders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Fort Myers Police Department makes heart out of police cars to thank health workers at Lee Memorial Hospital

April 26, 2020

The Fort Myers Police Department makes a heart out of police cars to thank health workers at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida, on April 16, 2020.

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Sunset Rainbow Over New York City

April 19, 2020

A rainbow forms in the sky from the top of One World Trade Center to the top of the Empire State Building as the sun sets in New York City on April 13, 2020.

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SUPER PINK MOON BALD EAGLE

April 12, 2020

A bald eagle sits near its nest while the super pink moon rises in the distance at Chatfield State Park in Littleton, Colorado, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

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Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

April 5, 2020

The USNS Comfort passes the Statue of Liberty as it enters New York Harbor during the outbreak of the coronavirus in New York City on March 30, 2020.

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March 29, 2020

Through the safety of the glass, a man in New Jersey holds up a sign for health care professionals who saved the life of his wife amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A food delivery man crosses the street in Times Square in Manhattan on March 17, 2020 in New York City. - Food delivery workers have become essential in New York after the city closed restaurants and bars to the public on March 16th, 2020. The coronavirus outbreak has transformed the US virtually overnight from a place of boundless consumerism to one suddenly constrained by nesting and social distancing.

March 22, 2020

A food delivery man crosses the street in Times Square in Manhattan on March 17, 2020. Food delivery workers have become essential in New York after the city closed restaurants and bars to the public on March 16th, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 15, 2020

A shopper reacts to empty toilet paper and paper towel shelves at a Target store on March 13, 2020, in San Rafael, California. Some Americans are stocking up on food, toilet paper, water and other items after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.

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Tornado Hits Nashville, Tennessee

March 8, 2020

The remains of popular Nashville music venue The Basement East after a deadly tornado tore through the area. The mural that remains offers a glimmer of inspiration for residents: "I believe in Nashville."

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The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant

March 1, 2020

Vanessa Bryant speaks during The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Feb. 24, 2020.

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Feb. 23, 2020

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's car is seen flying through the air in a horrific crash during the Daytona 500 on Monday. Newman walked out of the hospital two days later, holding hands with his two daughters.

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Feb. 9, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James walking on air as he winds up for a reverse dunk on Feb. 6, 2020. The move was a tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, in which James replicated one of his famous dunks from 19 years ago on the same basket in the same arena.

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Feb. 2, 2020

This photo provided by the National Science Foundation in January 2020 reveals the turbulent gas surface of the sun. Each of the "bubbles" on the surface are reportedly about the size of Texas.

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The desk, which Toomey has maintained since 2015, is located in the back row on the Republican side of the chamber. During the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999, Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) ran the candy drawer - providing  Senators with York Peppermint Patties. Only water, milk and candy is allowed to be consumed on the Senate floor.

Jan. 26, 2020

Dating back to the 1960s, the candy desk on the floor of the Senate gained more notoriety recently during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The desk, which Sen. Pat Toomey has maintained since 2015, is located in the back row near a busy entrance. During the trial, only water, milk and candy are allowed to be consumed on the Senate floor.

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Taal Volcano Erupts In The Philippines

Jan. 19, 2020

Residents look on as Taal Volcano erupts on Jan. 12, 2020, in Talisay, Batangas province, Philippines.

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U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, walk toward an awaiting aircraft prior to departing for the Middle East from Fort Bragg.

Jan. 12, 2020

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, walk toward an awaiting aircraft prior to departing for the Middle East from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Jan. 5, 2020.

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The first sunrise of 2020 brings deep orange and pink colors over the Duluth Harbor North and South Breakwater Lighthouses in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

Jan. 5, 2020

The first sunrise of 2020 seen over the Duluth Harbor North and South Breakwater Lighthouses in Duluth, Minnesota, on Jan. 1, 2020.

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A Wintry Mix Of Sleet And Snow Falls On Washington

Dec. 22, 2019

A wintry mix of sleet and snow falls on the U.S. Capitol and its Christmas Tree on December 16, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

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Dec. 15, 2019

A volcano on White Island in New Zealand is seen after it erupted on Dec. 9, 2019.

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Koala Hospital Works To Save Injured Animals Following Bushfires Across Eastern Australia

Dec. 8, 2019

Sheila Bailey, Judy Brady and Clinical Director Cheyne Flanagan tend to a koala named Paul as he recovers from burns at The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia, on Nov. 29, 2019. Raging bushfires in Australia have burned an estimates 1 million hectares of land and killed around a thousand koalas and other wildfire in the last several weeks.

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Dec. 1, 2019

Hoda Kotb surprises her TODAY co-hosts by announcing that she is engaged on Nov. 25, 2019.

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Nov. 24, 2019

Bei Bei, a giant panda, is seen for the last time at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington before his departure to China.

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High Water In Venice

Nov. 17, 2019

Tourists walk above high water in Venice, Italy, on Nov. 12, 2019. This week's tide was the second highest ever recorded in the city.

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Ted Gaine, 7, of Dorothy from Pack 254, help planted over 5,000 American flags at Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, at 109 Route 50, Estell Manor on Wednesday. Nov. 6, 2019.

Nov. 10, 2019

Ted Gaine, 7, of Pack 254 helps plant over 5,000 American flags at Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery in Dorothy, New Jersey, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.

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Nov. 3, 2019

Former President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One sits on display at the Reagan Presidential Library as the Easy Fire burns in the hills in Simi Valley, California, on Oct. 30, 2019.

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World Series - Washington Nationals v Houston Astros - Game Two

Oct. 27, 2019

Gymnast Simone Biles performs a flip before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game Two of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 23, 2019.

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Oct. 20, 2019

An intense moment in Western China as a Tibetan fox appears to startle a Himalayan marmot. The Natural History Museum of London named the Chinese photographer of the picture, Yongqing Bao, as the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, calling the picture "photographically, the perfect moment."

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Oct. 13, 2019

Victor, a 9-year-old white-tailed eagle equipped with a 360-degree camera, flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France.

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A picture taken on October 1, 2019 shows the Eiffel tower illuminated in pink to mark the start of "Octobre Rose" (Pink October) or Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Paris.

Oct. 6, 2019

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is illuminated in pink on Oct. 1, 2019, to mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Billy Porter

Sept. 29, 2019

Billy Porter makes Hollywood history becoming the first openly gay African American man to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his FX show, "Pose."

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Sept. 22, 2019

An Australian photographer captured the technicolor contrails created by a commercial airliner flying over Brisbane. NASA scientists say the low air temperatures can freeze the vapor behind a plane, turning it into ice crystals creating a rainbow effect.

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Sept. 15, 2019

An amateur photographer from the Netherlands captured this moment a squirrel in Vienna, Austria, stopped to smell the flowers. Afterward, he says the adorable rodent ate the flower.

Dick van Duijn / @dickvanduijn on Instagram
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The Aurora Borealis is seen in the sky in Leningrad Region

Sept. 8, 2019

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is seen in the sky over Lake Ladoga in Leningrad Region, Russia, on Sept. 1, 2019.

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About 300 hundred sheep leap from a truck for this weekend's annual Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Midway, Utah. Handlers will send their dogs to herd sheep, via command, from a hilltop downward, through gates, and eventually into a corral in front of the stands. This year, the 2019 Soldier Hollow Classic will host 34 handlers and 43 dogs representing the United States, Scotland, South Africa, Switzerland, and Canada. This group includes both women and men, and handlers that range in age from those in their 20s to senior citizens.

Sept. 1, 2019

About 300 sheep leap from a truck for this weekend's annual Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship in Midway, Utah, on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.

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In this image taken from video released by Atlantic Productions, part of the wreckage of the RMS Titanic that lays about 3,800 metres below the surface of North Atlantic Ocean around 370 miles (596km) south of Newfoundland in Canada, during a recent visit, the first for over 14-years to record the wreck.  Scientists have warned that the wreckage of the Titanic, which sank in 1912 killing more 1,500 people, is deteriorating rapidly, noting salt corrosion, metal-eating bacteria and deep current action all having profound impact. The Atlantic Productions crew used the expedition to assess the wreck's current condition and make visuals of the wreck using augmented reality and virtual reality technology.

Aug. 25, 2019

For the first time in 14 years, new images are revealing the state of the RMS Titanic, which sank in 1912 killing more 1,500 people. Scientists warn that the wreckage is rapidly disintegrating.

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Protesters surround banners that read: "Those on the street today are all warriors!" center top, and "Release all the detainees!" during a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Hong Kong airport suspends check-in for all remaining flights Monday due to ongoing pro-democracy protest in terminal.

Aug. 18, 2019

Protesters surround banners that read "Those on the street today are all warriors!" and "Release all the detainees!" during a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of Hong Kong International Airport on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

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Antonio Basbo kisses the cross with the name of his common-law wife Margie Reckard who died in the shooting at a makeshift memorial after the shooting that left 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall WalMart in El Paso, Texas, on August 5, 2019. - US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control and suggested legislation could be linked to immigration reform after two shootings left 30 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem. "Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform," Trump tweeted as he prepared to address the nation on two weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio. "We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!" Trump wrote.

Aug. 11, 2019

Antonio Basbo kisses the cross with the name of his common-law wife, Margie Reckard, at a makeshift memorial after the shooting that left 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 5, 2019.

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John Feal, 9/11 first responder, left, and Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show, hug after the Senate passed a bill for the permanent authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday July 23, 2019.

July 28, 2019

Jon Stewart hugs 9/11 first responder John Feal after the Senate passed a bill for the permanent authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday July 23, 2019.

 

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United States of America v Netherlands : Final - 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France

July 14, 2019

Megan Rapinoe of the USA celebrates scoring the first goal from the penalty spot with Alex Morgan during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 7, 2019, in Lyon, France.

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President Donald J. Trump

July 7, 2019

U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over as President Donald Trump participates in an Independence Day Fourth of July Celebration "Salute to America" event in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on Thursday, July 4th, 2019, in Washington, DC.

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Women's World Cup - Quarter Final - France v United States

June 30, 2019

Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. celebrates scoring their first goal against France on June 28, 2019.

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June 23, 2019

NBA Draft prospect Goga Bitadze getting overshadowed as reporters swarm around Zion Williamson a day before the New Orleans Pelicans made him the No. 1 pick in the Draft. Bitadze was drafted 17 spots later in the first round by the Indiana Pacers.

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2019 NBA Finals - Game Six

June 16, 2019

The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on June 13, 2019, in Oakland, California.

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U.S President Donald Trump, U.S First Lady Melania Trump, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, watch jet planes approaching during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings

June 9, 2019

U.S President Donald Trump, U.S First Lady Melania Trump, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, watch jet planes approaching during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings

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A member of the US military visits Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 24, 2019, ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. - Section 60 is the final resting place for US soldiers killed in America's most recent wars, especially Iraq and Afghanistan.

May 26, 2019

A member of the U.S. military visits Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 24, 2019, ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Section 60 is the final resting place for U.S. soldiers killed in America's most recent wars, especially Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Eastern Conference Semifinals - Philadelphia 76ers v Toronto Raptors

May 19, 2019

Kawhi Leonard, #2 of the Toronto Raptors, hits the game-winning shot against the Philadelphia 76ers during Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2019, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 12, 2019

Queen Elizabeth II meets her newest great-grandson, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Archie is the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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NFL Draft

April 28, 2019

Christian Wilkins of Clemson celebrates with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being chosen No. 13 overall by the Miami Dolphins during the first round of the 2019 NFL draft on April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.

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The Masters - Final Round

April 21, 2019

Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Georgia.

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Julian Assange Appears At Westminster Magistrates Court

April 14, 2019

Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11, 2019, in London, England.

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April 7, 2019

TODAY said farewell to Kathie Lee Gifford on Friday, April 5, after 11 years as co-host with Hoda Kotb.

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With the peak bloom only a couple of days away, the Jefferson Memorial is framed amid the emerging cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington on Friday, March 29, 2019.

March 31, 2019

With the peak bloom only a couple of days away, the Jefferson Memorial is framed amid the emerging cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington on Friday, March 29, 2019.

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Super Worm Equinox Moon in New York

March 24, 2019

The last supermoon of 2019, called the 'super worm equinox moon,' rises behind the Statue of Liberty in New York City on March 20, 2019.

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March 10, 2019

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez posted this photo of a ring on social media announcing their engagement on March 9.

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ABC's Coverage Of The 91st Annual Academy Awards - Show

March 3, 2019

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform the song "Shallow" from their movie "A Star Is Born" during 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

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Feb. 24, 2019

Sunlight makes this cascading waterfall of melted snow at Yosemite National Park in California look like flowing lava. If the conditions are right, you can catch the "firefall" for about 10 minutes in the evening over a few days in late February.

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Feb. 17, 2019

Feb. 17, 2019

The Aurora Borealis, also called the Northern Lights, is seen over the sky near Inari in Lapland, Finland, on Feb. 14, 2019.

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Super Bowl LIII: New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams

Feb. 10, 2019

Tom Brady, #12 of the New England Patriots, and Vivian Lake Brady celebrate with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the team's 13-3 win over Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 03, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Polar Vortex Brings Extreme Cold Temperatures To Chicago

Feb. 3, 2019

Ice builds up along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures during the past two days have dipped to lows around -20 degrees on Jan. 31, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

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College Football Playoff National Championship

Jan. 13, 2019

Trevor Lawrence, #16 of the Clemson Tigers, reacts after his team's 44-16 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T.

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Smithsonian Institution Building's visitor center

Jan. 6, 2019

People stand in front of the closed doors of the Smithsonian Institution Building's visitor center in Washington D.C. on Jan. 2, 2019. The 19 Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo in Washington D.C. closed their doors on Wednesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged on.

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