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Photo Of The Week: This Happened In Washington D.C.

Photo Of The Week: This Happened In Washington D.C.

The United States has been driving news photo agency feeds around the world since last week's unprecedented scenes of a of pro-Trump mob storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.

This time, photographer Rod Lamkey captures a more peaceful moment: National Guard troops asleep in the central rotunda. Behind this photograph of the resting guardians, watched over by statues of Dwight Eisenhower and Martin Luther King, history was in the making as the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time.

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Russian Gains In Bakhmut, Philippines Ferry Fire, AI Open Letter

The MV Lady Mary Joy 3 ferry, carrying more than 200 people, caught fire in the southern Philippines late Wednesday night. At least 31 died in the blaze, the causes of which are being investigated.

Emma Albright & Ginevra Falciani

👋 Kia ora!*

Welcome to Thursday, where Ukraine acknowledges Russian advances in Bakhmut, disgraced former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro returns from self-imposed exile, and high-profile tech people call for AI development to be put on pause. Meanwhile, Igar Ilyash for Ukrainian news website Livy Bereg zooms in on how Belarus President Lukashenko is playing his own nuclear card.

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