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  • President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Read the full transcript of President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, welcomes NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, with military honors for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    –There are many different types of terror and democratic nations must use many defenses against them, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in Berlin on Jan 14.

  • French Ambassador to the United States Gerard Araud, left, looks on as President Barack Obama signs a condolences book during a visit to the French Embassy, on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in Washington. Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, killing at least 12 people, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France's deadliest postwar terrorist attack. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Following the attack in Paris, President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry condemned the attack and underscored U.S. solidarity with France, America's oldest ally.

  • Striking desert landscape surrounding Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo:

    The United States was awarded best tourist destination of the year for the third year in a row at the prestigious Norwegian Grand Travel Awards on January 8, 2015.

  • Activists of a non-governmental organization display red ribbons, symbol of HIV-AIDS awareness, as they pose for photographers during an awareness campaign on World AIDS Day, in a business district of Bangalore, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    2015 Time to accelerate progress toward AIDS-free generation (January 7, 2015)

  • President Barack Obama at the 2013 SelectUSA Investment Summit.

    Registration is now open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area on 23-24 on March 2015.

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