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First Lady Melania Trump, with her son Barron by her side, receive the White House Christmas tree, marking the beginning of the first holiday season for the Trumps 📷: Getty Images

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Hundreds marched towards D.C.'s National Mall on Sunday as part of the Unity March for Puerto Rico, rallying for disaster relief for the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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Atlanta's Georgia Dome is destroyed in a scheduled implosion with 4,300 pounds of TNT, after 25 years of hosting historic sporting events. The venue will be replaced by a hotel, parking, and green space.


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Today marks the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. @theroyalfamily has released a number of photographs to celebrate the occasion. The marriage took place at Westminster Abbey on 20th November 1947. (📸by Matt Holyoak/Camera Press)

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A couple takes a wedding photo while hanging off a cliff in Zhumadian, China. (Photo: SIPA ASIA/SIPA USA)

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has turned up to a university graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare, his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest after the military staged an apparent coup on Wednesday. Speculation has swirled over whether a deal has been reached to squeeze the 93-year-old leader out of power, after 37 years of rule. For the latest on developments in Zimbabwe, visit CNN.com 📷 Getty Images


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This is breathtaking image was captured by @intohimoni near Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain. (Via @cnntravel)

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Leonardo da Vinci’s "Salvator Mundi," once sold for $59, has smashed world records with a $450 million sale at an auction in New York. The rare painting is now the most expensive artwork to ever sell at an auction. Via @cnnstyle (📷 by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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A meteor flew across the Phoenix skyline, captured on the Phoenix City cam ✨

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Celebrations broke out across Australia after a two-month national postal survey came back "overwhelmingly" in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. (🎥 by @amygambrill and @amorosoamy via @cnnireport)

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified in a House Judiciary Oversight hearing on Tuesday, during which he repeatedly declined to answer questions related to the infamous Donald Trump dossier prepared by retired British agent Christopher Steele, saying he would have to refer questions to the investigation by Justice Dept. special counsel Robert Mueller. Sessions was also asked if he believed the young women who accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual abuse, to which Sessions responded: "I have no reason to doubt these young women.” (📷: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Don't let anything distract you from the facts. #FactsFirst 🍎


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A rare gold model of the Lunar Module "Eagle" used by the Apollo 11 astronauts to land on the moon is expected to reach over $150,000 at an auction this week. The 6.25-inch-tall replica, which previously belonged to Buzz Aldrin, is one of only three in existence. (📷 by @rrauction via @CNNStyle)


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A group of Indonesian locals and environmental activists attempt to save nine sperm whales stranded on a beach off of Indonesia’s Aceh province. (Photo: CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Rescue workers walk through the rubble of destroyed buildings in Iran’s Kermanshah province after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Iraq border region late Sunday, leading to at least 402 deaths. Around 100 of the dead are believed to be from one town in Iran's Kermanshah province, the country's semi-official Mehr news agency reported. (Photo: POURIA PAKIZEH/AFP/Getty Images)

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Residents huddle by an open fire in Iran's Kermanshah province, after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between Iran and Iraq on Sunday. More than 300 people were killed and at least 2,500 have been injured. Authorities in both countries are carrying out rescue operations, and Iran has declared three days of mourning. 📷 Pouria Pakizeh/Getty Images


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US President Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Manila. (📷 by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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Some 1,500 to 2,000 demonstrators, speaking out against US President Trump's visit, hit the streets of Manila, Philippines, according to a police estimate shared with CNN. (🎥 by @officialseanwalker)

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“I wanted to get out of the country, and the Air Force was supposed to be the most intelligent branch of the service.” - James Brown, Former Sergeant, US Air Force #iwantedtoserve #veteransday


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“They ambushed us. We lost 11. There was eight of us captured as prisoners of war. You’re sitting in a prison cell. You have no control over anything.” - Shoshana Johnson, Specialist. Ret., US Army #iwantedtoserve #veteransday


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“When I was laying there, I really, you know, didn’t think that I was going to make it.” - Brandon Rumbaugh, Corporal Ret., US Marine Corps #iwantedtoserve #veteransday


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“I’m driving on the highway. Traffic kind of slowed down because there was a military convoy coming. And they pulled to the side of the road to help a young lady and her son when he needed medical assistance. After seeing that, I went to my recruiting station maybe a few weeks later and signed up.” - Aishah Mujahid, US Army Captain #iwantedtoserve #veteransday


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“I was a junior when 9/11 happened. Most of the professors at [West Point] are active duty military. Each one had made a comment to the effect of, ‘We don’t know what this means, but your nation is going to call on you to go serve.’” - Arnie Albornoz, Former Major, US Army #iwantedtoserve #veteransday


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Tokyo-based @teamlab_news specializes in combining art with technology to create unique, immersive experiences. Their latest exhibition, “A Forest Where Gods Live,” uses lights, projections, sensors and sound to turn nature into a work of art. (🎥 by @devocnn and @asealy7)

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The Louvre Abu Dhabi held a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday, more than 10 years after France agreed to loan the name of the Louvre to the United Arab Emirates.

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Hundreds gathered at Capitol Hill on Thursday to defend the Dream Act program, chanting “Dream Act Now!” and holding up signs demanding reform. (📷: Living United for Change in Arizona)

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President Trump arrives to a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping. The dinner capped off a busy day for the state leaders, who spent Thursday discussing North Korea and signing business deals worth more than $250 billion.

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Visitors of New Delhi’s Jama Masjid make their way across its courtyard amid heavy smog, which has blanketed much of the city in recent days due to severe pollution. (📷: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Even former President @barackobama has to report for jury duty. Here he is walking into Chicago's Daley Center on Wednesday morning.

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan in front of the Hall of Supreme Harmony in Beijing. Coming midway through the US President's tour through five Asian capitals, his diplomacy in China acts as the fulcrum of a strategy for Asia that hinges upon Xi's cooperation on security and economic issues, which Trump has framed as essential to both American and Chinese success. (📷: Xinhua/Xie Huanchi via Getty Images)

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