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President Barack Obama speaks at the 2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. Speechwriter David Litt, who helped craft the president's comedy routine that night, says, "Some of the joke is always that it's the president telling a joke."
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For decades, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami has been a favorite spot for South Floridians to get engaged, get married, and have their quinceañera photos taken. But the meticulously landscaped 50 acres were seriously damaged by Hurricane Irma, and now staffers and volunteers are working to restore this picturesque spot.
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Lucille Simpson, far right, and her daughter Gwendolyn Norman, both from Detroit, Mich., wait in line to enter the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 1.
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"We don't read much Torah, but we've read every word Philip Roth ever wrote," says On the Media host Bob Garfield. "We don't necessarily even believe in God, but we believe deeply in lox and bagels."