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    a syrian girl held an oxygen mask over the face

    A Syrian girl held an oxygen mask over the face of an infant at a makeshift hospital following a reported gas attack on the rebel-held besieged town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on Jan. 22. (Hasan Mohamed/AFP/Getty Images)

    eaton county sheriff s deputies restrained

    Eaton County sheriff’s deputies restrained Randall Margraves, father of three victims of Larry Nassar, on Feb. 2, in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. The incident came during the third and final sentencing hearing for Nassar on sexual abuse charges. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via Associated Press)

    patriots quarterback tom brady sat on the bench

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat on the bench at the end of the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LII. The New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

    north korean supporters held up korean

    North Korean supporters held up Korean unification flags during the ladies’ 500 meters short-track speedskating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on Feb. 10. (Julie Jacobson/Associated Press)

    cosplayers watched the film black panther

    Cosplayers watched the film “Black Panther” in 3-D in Nairobi, Kenya, on Feb. 14. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

    jocelyne lamoureux davidson of the united states

    Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson of the United States celebrated after winning against Canada in the women’s gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on Feb. 22. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

    a man carried a child as he fled from a reported

    A man carried a child as he fled from a reported Syrian air force strike that hit the rebel-held town of Saqba, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on Feb. 6. (Abdulmonam Eassa/AFP/Getty Images)

    rescue workers walked out from the yun tsui

    Rescue workers walked out from the Yun Tsui building, which was leaning at a precarious angle, in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 8, after the city was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    newly released child soldiers waited in a line

    Newly released child soldiers waited in a line for their registration during the release ceremony in Yambio, South Sudan, on Feb. 7. More than 300 child soldiers, including 87 girls, were released in South Sudan’s war-torn region of Yambio under a program to help reintegrate them into society. (Stefanie Glinski/AFP/Getty Images)

    parents waited for news of their loved ones after

    Parents waited for news of their loved ones after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. (Joel Auerbach/Associated Press)

    stranded boats sat on the dried out shores

    Stranded boats sat on the dried-out shores of the Lake of Gruyere in La Roche near Bulle, Switzerland on March 14. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via Associated Press)

    the united states team celebrated after winning

    The United States team celebrated after winning the Ice Hockey gold medal game between United States and Canada during day nine of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games on March 18 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

    a sudanese man from dinka tribe stood

    A Sudanese man from Dinka tribe stood in the early morning at their cattle camp in Mingkaman, Lakes State, South Sudan, on March 3. (Stefanie Glinski/AFP/Getty Images)

    journalists watched as president vladimir putin

    Journalists watched as President Vladimir Putin of Russia gave his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, on March 1. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/Associated Press)

    emergency personnel responded after a brand

    Emergency personnel responded after a brand new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami, crushing cars and killing several people, on March 15. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)

    skiers competed on march 14 during the first

    Skiers competed on March 14 during the first stage of the 33rd edition of the Pierra Menta ski mountaineering competition in Areches-Beaufort. (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

    looking west toward the white house people filled

    Looking west toward the White House, people filled Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington during the “March for Our Lives” rally in support of gun control on March 24. The rally was organized following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

    marjory stoneman douglas high school student emma

    Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez (center) listened with other students during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C., on March 24. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    a wounded syrian man waited for treatment

    A wounded Syrian man waited for treatment at a makeshift clinic during Syrian government air strikes on Zamalka, in the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus on March 13. (Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)

    black lives matter activist asa khalif left used

    Black Lives Matter activist Asa Khalif (left) used a megaphone inside a Starbucks on April 15 demanding the firing of the manager who called police on two black men who had entered the store, but didn’t make a purchase, resulting in their arrest. The arrests were captured on video that quickly gained traction on social media. (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via Associated Press)

    north korea s leader kim jong un left shook hands

    North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (left) shook hands with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in (right) at the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries ahead of their summit at the truce village of Panmunjom on April 27. (Korea Summit Press Pool/AFP/Getty Images)

    a woman held a poster of martin luther king

    A woman held a poster of Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on April 4 in Memphis, Tenn. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    people played golf as an ash plume rose

    People played golf as an ash plume rose in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15 in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    a massive fast moving lava flow consumed

    A massive fast moving lava flow consumed everything in its path, as the flames from the remnants of one home burned on the left while it approached another on the right, in Pahoa, Hawaii, on May 19. (Bruce Omori/Paradise Helicopters/EPA/Shutterstock)

    palestinians ran for cover from tear gas during

    Palestinians ran for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, east of Jabalia on May 14 as Palestinians protested over the inauguration of the US embassy following its controversial move to Jerusalem. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

    meghan markle walked down the aisle

    Meghan Markle walked down the aisle as she arrived for the wedding ceremony to Prince Harry at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England. (Danny Lawson/pool photo via Associated Press)

    a zoo worker played with a 5 month old panda

    A zoo worker played with a 5-month-old panda at the Malaysia Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on May 26. The female panda was the second offspring of giant pandas Liang Liang and Xing Xing, who have been on a 10-year loan to Malaysia from China since 2014. (Vincent Thian/Associated Press)

    muslim women offered an evening prayer called

    Muslim women offered an evening prayer called “tarawih” marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 16. (Tatan Syuflana/Associated Press)

    president trump arrived for a rally

    President Trump arrived for a rally at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, May 29, in Nashville. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    a victim of the fuego volcano in san miguel

    A victim of the Fuego Volcano in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, on June 4, a day after the eruption. (Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

    chancellor angela merkel of germany center spoke

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany (center) spoke with President Trump (right), during the G7 Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on June 9. (Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government via Associated Press)

    a 2 year old honduran asylum seeker cried

    A 2-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cried as her mother was searched and detained near the US-Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen, Texas. The asylum seekers had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained by US Border Patrol agents before being sent to a processing center for possible separation. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    stephen curry of the golden state warriors

    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors celebrated with the crowd during the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade on June 12 in Oakland, Calif. The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0 to win the 2018 NBA Finals. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    hessah al ajaji drove her car down busy tahlia

    Hessah al-Ajaji drove her car down busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on June 24, just minutes after the world’s last remaining ban on women driving was lifted. (Nariman El-Mofty/Associated Press)

    the lights temporarily went out in the cabinet

    The lights temporarily went out in the Cabinet Room as President Trump spoke about his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, during a meeting with House Republicans at the White House on July 17 in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    boys from a youth soccer team were treated

    Boys from a youth soccer team were treated at a hospital after being rescued from a cave in Thailand on July 11. All 12 boys of the team and their assistant coach were rescued from the Tham Luang cave. (PRD/REX/Shutterstock)

    members of the spanish ngo proactiva open arms

    Members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescued Cameroonian migrant Josepha in the Mediterranean open sea about 85 miles off the Libyan coast on July 17. (Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images)

    france s benjamin mendy celebrated with

    France’s Benjamin Mendy celebrated with the trophy after his team won the final match against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15. (Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)

    a doctor examined children at a makeshift

    A doctor examined children at a makeshift hospital in Tanjung, Indonesia, on Lombok Island, on Aug. 6, a day after a powerful earthquake flattened houses and toppled bridges on the Indonesian tourist island. (Fauzy Chaniago/Associated Press)

    south korean lee keum seom 92 wept with her north

    South Korean Lee Keum-seom, 92, wept with her North Korean son, Ri Sang Chol, 71, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea on Aug. 20. Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven’t seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War. (Lee Ji-eun/Yonhap via Associated Press)

    cindy mccain wife of senator john mccain

    Cindy McCain, wife of Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican, rested her head on his casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Aug. 29. (Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press)

    activists in favor of the legalization

    Activists in favor of the legalization of abortion comforted each other outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, on Aug. 9, after senators rejected a legalization bill. (Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images)

    aretha franklin was laid to rest at the charles

    Aretha Franklin was laid to rest at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit during a public visitation on Aug. 28. Franklin died on Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press/Pool)

    women dressed as characters from the novel turned

    Women dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” stood in an elevator at the Hart Senate Office Building as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh started the first day of his confirmation hearing in front of the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, on Sept. 4. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    naomi osaka of japan posed with the championship

    Naomi Osaka of Japan posed with the championship trophy after winning the Women’s Singles finals match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day 13 of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 8 in New York City. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

    brazilian right wing presidential candidate jair

    Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro gestured after being stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais State, in southern Brazil, on Sept. 6. Front-runner Bolsonaro escaped with minor injuries. (Raysa Leite/AFP/Getty Images)

    president trump and first lady melania trump

    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Johnstown, Pa., on Sept. 11, 2018, before Trump’s speech during the September 11 Flight 93 Memorial Service in Shanksville, Penn. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

    a high definition camera outside

    A high-definition camera outside the International Space Station captured a NASA view of the eye of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 12, as Florence churned across the Atlantic in a west-northwesterly direction with winds of 130 miles per hour. (NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

    robert simmons jr and his kitten survivor were

    Robert Simmons Jr. and his kitten Survivor were rescued from floodwaters in New Bern, N.C., on Sept. 14 after Hurricane Florence dumped several inches of rain in the area. (Andrew Carter/The News and Observer via Associated Press)

    embers flew above a firefighter hustling

    Embers flew above a firefighter hustling to control a backfire as the Delta Fire burns in the California’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest on Sept. 6. (Noah Berger/Associated Press)

    supreme court of the united states nominee judge

    Supreme Court of the United States nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh gave his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 7. (Saul Loeb/Pool Image via Associated Press)

    senate judiciary committee member senator jeff

    Senate Judiciary Committee member Senator Jeff Flake (center), an Arizona Republican, spoke with colleagues after a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28 on the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    christine blasey ford was sworn in before

    Christine Blasey Ford was sworn in before testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee with her attorneys Debra Katz (left) and Michael Bromwich in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    during sotheby s contemporary art sale

    During Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale on Oct. 5, the Banksy artwork “Girl with Balloon” was shredded through the bottom of the frame as it was sold. With Banksy being responsible for the shredding, the buyer has agreed to proceed with the sale and it is now titled “Love is in the Bin” and said to be worth more than the £1.04 million paid. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

    tiger woods lower center and rory mcilroy lower

    Tiger Woods (lower center) and Rory McIlroy (lower left) emerged from a horde of fans following Tiger on their way to the 18th green during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta on Sept. 23. (John Amis/Associated Press)

    quake survivors made their way past a washed

    Quake survivors made their way past a washed-out passenger ferry in Wani, Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi on Oct. 3 after an earthquake and tsunami hit the area on Sept. 28. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    a severely malnourished boy rested on a hospital

    A severely malnourished boy rested on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center in Hajjah, Yemen, on Oct. 1. Malnutrition, cholera, and other epidemic diseases have ravaged through displaced and impoverished communities in Yemen, threatening to worsen the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. (Hani Mohammed/Associated Press)

    rescue personnel searched through debris

    Rescue personnel searched through debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., on Oct. 11. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

    a palestinian man argued with an israeli soldier

    A Palestinian man argued with an Israeli soldier during clashes over an Israeli order to shut down a Palestinian school in the town of as-Sawiyah, south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Oct. 15. (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)

    honduran migrants walked in a caravan

    Honduran migrants walked in a caravan to the United States as they left Arriaga on their way to San Pedro Tapanatepec in southern Mexico on Oct. 27. (Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images)

    students from the yeshiva school in the squirrel

    Students from the Yeshiva School in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh paid their respects as the funeral procession for Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz passed their school en route to Homewood Cemetery on Oct. 30, following a funeral service at the Jewish Community Center. Rabinowitz was one of several people killed in a mass shooting while worshiping at the Tree of Life synagogue three days earlier. (Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press)

    relatives of passengers on the crashed lion

    Relatives of passengers on the crashed Lion Air jet check personal belongings retrieved from the waters where the airplane is believed to have crashed at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Oct. 31. (Tatan Syuflana/Associated Press)

    after the red sox fell behind 4 0 in game four

    After the Red Sox fell behind 4-0 in Game Four of the World Series, pitcher Chris Sale erupted in the dugout between innings, screaming at his teammates to “Let’s go,” among other words. Boston stormed back to win the game and take a 3-1 series lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 27. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

    a shadow of a security member of the consulate

    A shadow of a security member of the consulate was seen on the door of the Saudi Arabian consulate on Nov. 1 in Istanbul. Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and his body was dismembered and destroyed as part of a premeditated plan, Turkey’s chief prosecutor said on Oct. 31, making details of the murder public for the first time. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)

    people stood around candles in the grass next

    People stood around candles in the grass next to a US flag during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Nov. 8. (Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images)

    firefighter jose corona sprayed water as flames

    Firefighter Jose Corona sprayed water as flames from the Camp Fire consumed a home in Magalia, Calif., on Nov. 9. (Noah Berger/Associated Press)

    at least 50 people were killed in a suicide

    At least 50 people were killed in a suicide attack on a religious celebration in Kabul on Nov. 20, in one of the deadliest assaults to strike Afghanistan this year. (Wakil Koshar/AFP/Getty Images)

    a group of central american migrants climbed

    A group of Central American migrants climbed the border fence between Mexico and the United States, near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on Nov. 25. (Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images)

    a demonstrator waved the french flag on a burning

    A demonstrator waved the French flag on a burning barricade on the Champs-Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, during a yellow-shirt demonstration against the rise of fuel taxes on Nov. 24. (Michel Euler/Associated Press)

    mount anak krakatau erupted on java strait

    Mount Anak Krakatau erupted on Java Strait, Indonesia. Doctors worked to save injured victims while hundreds of military and volunteers scoured debris-strewn beaches in search of survivors on Dec. 24 after a deadly tsunami that followed an eruption and apparent landslide on the volcano, one of the world’s most infamous volcanic islands, gushed ashore without warning on Indonesian islands on a busy holiday weekend. (Nurul Hidayatt/Bisnis Indonesia via Associated Press)

    back to back earthquakes measuring

    Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings on Nov. 30 in Anchorage, Alaska, and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

    the flag draped casket of former president george

    The flag-draped casket of former president George H.W. Bush passed through Magnolia, Texas in a Union Pacific locomotive on Dec. 6, along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press/Pool)