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Ukrainian soldiers are seen in an armored vehicle topped with a Ukrainian flag near the city of Artemivsk, in the Donetsk region, on Sunday.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Aleida Ramirez must wait longer for an appointment to renew her expired driver's license because Colorado Republicans have blocked funding for licensing undocumented immigrants.

Published on February 1, 2015

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In this photo provided by the Fountain, Colo. Fire Department, firefighters cut through the half-foot thick ice to rescue two cows stranded in a frozen pond.

Published on February 1, 2015

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In this photo provided by the Fountain, Colo. Fire Department, a cow walks away from an icy pond after firefighters rescued it and one other cow that had fallen through the ice.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Thousands of pro-democracy activists on Sunday take part in a democracy march to Central, demanding for universal suffrage in Hong Kong.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Steve Bronson, from Tempe, Ariz., walks past Roman numerals for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX, on Thursday.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Seattle Seahawks fans Mesina LaFleur, 31, (L-R), Brandi McAtee, 31, and Tomara Krieger, 31, display their feet at the stadium in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Security worker Ken Trebilco raises an American flag before the big game.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Arizona Cardinal cheerleaders have some fun before the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman puts his helmet on during a team practice for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, on Thursday.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Giant chunks of ice break away from the Hans Glacier in Svalbard, Norway, in 2013.

Published on February 1, 2015

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The Schwimmers — from left, Scott, Caitlyn, Robert, Cynthia and Jon — have grappled with Robert's fatal diagnosis, and his desire to hasten death if he's in agonizing pain or his quality of life sharply declines. "I'm not interested in sleeping 18 hours a day and the other six in a rocking chair," Robert says.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Robert Schwimmer, 66, and his son Scott Schwimmer, 21, spoke with NPR about Robert's wish to hasten his death under certain circumstances. Here — as in the family photo above — they're in Kauai, Hawaii, on the family's "last big trip" after Robert received a 6-month prognosis in October.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Mikael Henriksson works at an air traffic control center in the town of Sundsvall, Sweden. But the screens show the airport in the tiny town of Ornskoldsvik, more than 100 miles away. It's the world's first facility to use new technology to help passenger planes land far away at an unmanned airport.

Published on February 1, 2015

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The tiny town of Sundsvall, Sweden, is home to the world's first airport to land passenger planes by remote control. The cameras used to help the air traffic controllers guide airplanes render details as small as cars pulling into the parking lot from miles away.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Howard University students (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Leighton Watson and Ariel Alfrod are the subjects of NPR's Project Howard. They'll be keeping audio diaries as they finish their final semester of college and look toward their futures.

Published on February 1, 2015

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Published on February 1, 2015

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Published on February 1, 2015

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Published on February 1, 2015

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Published on February 1, 2015

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