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These spotlights are part of a binational art installation that aims to connect people on both sides of the Rio Grande. Carlos Morales/Marfa Public Radio hide caption

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Interactive Art Installation Lets Strangers Talk To Each Other Across The Border

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Fiona Hill, the National Security Council's former senior director for Europe and Russia, and David Holmes, an official from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, testified in the House impeachment inquiry Thursday. Matt McClain/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium, which appears to block transmission of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne viruses. Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Infecting Mosquitoes With Bacteria Could Have A Big Payoff

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Among the obstacles Katie Visco and her husband, Henley Phillips, had to get past were the Flinders Ranges, here seen near Hawker, Australia. "We felt so much joy," Visco says of the sight. Ian Waldie/Getty Images hide caption

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Shamim Banno, 55, walks up the Harchi Valley after she finished milking her cow. Farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands have enjoyed a close relationship with their glacier that snakes between two mountain peaks. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Former White House national security aide Fiona Hill and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, return from a break to continue their testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupts, April 16, 2010 in Fimmvorduhals, Iceland. The resulting volcanic ash in the atmosphere over parts of Europe caused major air traffic disruptions for several days. Signy Asta Gudmundsdottir/NordicPhotos/Getty Images hide caption

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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz has failed to form a new government by the deadline, dashing his hopes of toppling longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pushing Israel closer to an unprecedented third election in less than a year. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Britain's Prince Andrew announced Wednesday that he is stepping back from his public duties amid renewed scrutiny of his ties to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who took his own life in a Manhattan jail cell this summer. David Parker/AP hide caption

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Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, departs for a short break while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners lament the deaths of young men at a funeral in El Alto, Bolivia, on Wednesday. The men were shot outside a major fuel plant in an operation by Bolivian security forces to clear a blockade that has caused fuel shortages in La Paz. Gaston Brito Miserocchi/Getty Images hide caption

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Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria, as seen in 2012. Austrian officials said Wednesday the building will be renovated and turned into a police station. Kerstin Joensson/AP hide caption

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Khazaal Salih mourns his son, Abbas Salih, a medic who was shot and killed while he was treating a wounded protester in Baghdad. "By God, my son did nothing wrong," says Salih. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'He Helped Save People And You Killed Him': Iraqi Dad Mourns Son Killed In Protests

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Simon Cheng, pictured in this poster, went missing on Aug. 9 after visiting the mainland China city of Shenzhen. The Hong Kong citizen and former staff member at the U.K. consulate says he was tortured while being held by Chinese police. Willy Kurniawan/Reuters hide caption

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Former U.K. Consulate Staffer In Hong Kong Says He Was Tortured In Mainland China

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