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An aerial picture taken on September 14, 2014 shows lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland. The Bardarbunga volcano system has been rocked by hundreds of tremors daily since mid-August, prompting fears the volcano could explode. Bardarbunga, at 2,000 metres (6,500 feet), is Iceland's second-highest peak and is located under Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajoekull. AFP PHOTO /  BERNARD MERICBERNARD MERIC/AFP/Getty Images

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The Redskins quarterback is carted off the field in pain after landing awkwardly on a pass to wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

Aboard the USS America

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Obama presents Medals of Honor

The president awarded the nation’s highest military decoration to two Vietnam soldiers and, in an unusual move, a Civil War soldier.

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Tim Flach’s amazing animals

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Models present creations from the Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2015 collection during New York Fashion Week September 8, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: FASHION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A pioneering place for the ‘first out generation’

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Cleaning up D.C.’s Marvin Gaye Park

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