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Nikki Charles of the activist groups Harriet's Wildest Dreams and the D.C. Safety Squad block part of K Street in Washington D.C. to protest the police killing of Tyre Nichols. Tyrone Turner/WAMU For NPR hide caption

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Nikolai Pastuchenko crosses himself as he takes a dip into the Dnipro River in Dnipro, Ukraine, on Thursday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A tradition of plunging in an icy river persists in Ukraine, despite the war

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The House of Representatives holds a vote on speaker of the House on Jan. 3, the first day of the 118th Congress. Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Sgt. Mykhailo (Misha) Varvarych, 28, and his fiance, Iryna (Ira) Botvynska, 19, take part in a therapeutic swimming activity at Moldova pool in Truskavets, Ukraine. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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He lost his legs fighting for Ukraine. But this story is about love through adversity

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An asylum-seeking migrant woman from Peru in a wheelchair is escorted through the border wall to be processed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States in El Paso, Texas, on Dec. 21. Jim Urquhart for NPR hide caption

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Geese fly over frozen homes in the waterfront community of Crystal Beach in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

E.O., a sophomore at Ingraham high school is portrayed with the words 'we deserve safety' painted on their face during a student walkout to protest gun violence in schools on Monday, November 14, 2022, at Seattle City Hall. Full story here. Megan Farmer/KUOW hide caption

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Participants hang out on the second day of Queer Olympix V in Kalamiş Park, Istanbul, on Aug. 28, 2021. The first Queer Olympix following a 2019 police ban and a 2020 hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 event was held in secrecy. This year, the Olympix were once again held at Kalamis, again in secret, with two lawyers present in case the police came. Hannah Cauhépé hide caption

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Argentina's Lionel Messi sits on Sergio 'Kun' Aguero's shoulders as their team celebrates their victory over France in the 2022 World Cup final on Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar. David Ramos/FIFA via Getty Images hide caption

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Olga and Nikolay Grinik with their son, Kirill (left), and daughter, Miroslava (right), in Avdiivka, in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region, in July 2018. The family lived about 50 yards away from a Ukrainian front-line military position in old Avdiivka. They owned the only horse in town, Lastochka (Swallow), and made extra money giving cart rides to children in downtown Avdiivka. Anastasia Taylor-Lind hide caption

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