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Vicki Tosher The Associated Press
Graph, Vicki Tosher, a breast cancer patient, is shown outside her home in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Tosher, like countless other Americans, likes the subsidized health plan that she buys through the Affordable Care Act and is concerned with Republicans' efforts to scuttle the coverage.
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Police officers patrol outside the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. According to police Friday, forensics stated that the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport.
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In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)
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A man believed to be Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of then North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, looks at a battery of photographers as he exits a police van to board a plane to Beijing at Narita international airport in Narita, northeast of Tokyo. Police in Malaysia say the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Kuala Lumpur airport more than a week ago had a nerve agent on his eye and his face. A statement Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 from the inspector general of police said that a preliminary analysis from the Chemistry Department of Malaysia identified the agent at "VX NERVE AGENT."
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Buried Jeep Removed from Dune After 40 Years
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Opponents of a proposed natural gas line that would run through New Jersey's federally protected Pinelands reserve gather outside a hotel in Cherry Hill N.J., Friday Feb. 24, 2017 before a Pinelands Commission meeting at which the proposal was to be voted on. The pipeline has become one of the most hotly contested jobs vs. environment clashes in recent New Jersey history.
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An artist's concept of the launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule. On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, NASA said it is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket. (NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center via AP)
Aliy Zirkle The Associated Press
Aliy Zirkle drives her dog team to the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. One of dog mushing's leading figures has suffered panic attacks and undergone therapy in the year since she was stalked by a drunken snowmobile driver on an isolated stretch of the Iditarod race across Alaska.
Lucille Horn The Associated Press
N at her home in Long Beach, N.Y. Horn was expected to die shortly after she was born in 1920, but her life spanned nearly a century after her parents put their faith in a sideshow doctor at Coney Island who put babies on display in incubators to fund his research to keep them alive. She died in New York at age 96 on Feb. 11, 2017.
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Patients Join in the Carnival Celebration in Rio
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Now in China, Bao Bao Starts Quarantine
Rob Phillips The Associated Press
Rob Phillips poses under a gate at his home with the old Anaconda smelter smokestack in the distance in Opportunity, Mont. Phillips is one of dozens of residents who are suing for the right to remove arsenic and other toxic metals from their land after they say federal officials and the smelter's owner botched the 34-year environmental cleanup.
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New Glasses Help the Legally Blind See
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The HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. Add Medicaid expansion to the list of “Obamacare” provisions that Americans want to keep. That’s the conclusion of a new poll, which finds that 8 in 10 U.S. adults say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11 million low-income people.
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A "bathtub ring" marks the high water mark as a recreational boat approaches Hoover Dam along Black Canyon on Lake Mead, the largest Colorado River reservoir, near Boulder City, Nev. Scientists say global warming may already be shrinking the Colorado River and could reduce its flow by more than a third by the end of the century.
Wyoming Winter Weather The Associated Press
Gusty winds whip up snow during a winter storm Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 in Casper, Wyo. (Dan Cepeda /The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)
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Trump: I'll Fight Human Trafficking 'Epidemic'
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on domestic and international human trafficking, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017,in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
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Jupiter's northern latitudes made by the spacecraft Juno as it performed a close flyby of the gas giant planet. On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, NASA said its the spacecraft is stuck making long laps around the gas giant because of sticky valves. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstaedt/John Rogers via AP)
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Undated aerial photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a herd of caribou on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. Petroleum drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was not a consideration under President Barack Obama but it's getting renewed attention under the new administration. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)