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U.S. President Barack Obama, pictured here speaking at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University on Feb. 13, 2015, is convening a summit on Wednesday hoping to launch a broad effort against violent extremism. Photo...
Miss P, a 15-inch Beagle who won “Best in Show”, stands near the winner’s trophy at 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 17, 2015. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters A beagle named Miss P won the...
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured these two views of Ceres on Feb. 12, 2015, from a distance of about 52,000 miles (83,000 kilometers) as the dwarf planet rotated. The images have been magnified from their original size. Image courtesy of NASA/...
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New U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (R) delivers his acceptance speech at the White House in Washington February 17, 2015. Photo by Gary Cameron/ReutersWASHINGTON — Ash Carter, sworn in Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s fourth secretary...
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