Magnum Photos photographer Peter van Agtmael's new book crisscrosses the United States, providing a snapshot of the state of the country

Pitchers and catchers start spring training at the new West Palm Beach facility.

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Reactions to the new U.S. president have been mixed among top politicians around the world.

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During the three-day meeting in Georgia, Democrats selected Thomas Perez as the new chairman of the party’s national committee. The former Obama Cabinet official becomes the first Latino to lead the Democratic National Committee.

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The Bobcats advance to the Virginia 6A North region girls' basketball final.

The Purple Eagles scored in the final minutes to win their first MAPHL title since 2014.

Strong defense helps the Saxons secure a spot in the Virginia 6A North region final.

The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual gathering of conservative politicians, journalists and celebrities.

The new president’s tumultuous first weeks have been marked by controversial executive orders and conflicts with the media.

Supernova remnant SN 1987A, TRAPPIST-1system, Mars’s north polar cap and more images from space.

Northern California floods, panda Bao Bao leaves for China, government protest in Brazil, readying for the Oscars and more images from around the world.

Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Gabrielle Douglas taking Olympic gold and more big moments in history.

The massive New York City convention showcases some of the world’s most exciting new toys.

Defending state champions survive a scare, move on to Virginia 5A North region final against Albemarle.

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose and forced the shutdown of a major freeway.

Ivanka Trump has become an anchor of the Trump brand, often offering a noncontroversial counterpoint to the polarizing presence of her father, Donald. Here’s a look at her early life of privilege and transformation into a businesswoman and now first daughter.

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