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Biden set to nominate Christine Wormuth as 1st female Army secretary
Christine Wormuth.
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Biden set to nominate Christine Wormuth as 1st female Army secretary

Harris, Trudeau discuss trade policy in her 1st foreign leader call
Kamala Harris.
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Harris, Trudeau discuss trade policy in her 1st foreign leader call

Ferguson elects its first black woman as mayor
Ella Jones with Ferguson council members in 2016.
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Ferguson elects its first black woman as mayor

Denver becomes 1st U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms
A supporter of the Denver ballot measure decriminalizing magic mushrooms.
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Denver becomes 1st U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago's first black female mayor
Lori Lightfoot.
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Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago's first black female mayor

Susan Zirinsky will be the first woman to serve as president of CBS News
Susan Zirinsky.
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Susan Zirinsky will be the first woman to serve as president of CBS News

Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's 1st female president
Sahle-Work Zewde.
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Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's 1st female president

SpaceX celebrates its first West Coast rocket booster landing
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
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SpaceX celebrates its first West Coast rocket booster landing

Japanese billionaire revealed as SpaceX's first private passenger to the moon
Yusaku Maezawa.
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Japanese billionaire revealed as SpaceX's first private passenger to the moon

Trump commutes first prison sentence
Donald Trump.
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Trump commutes first prison sentence

Ron Johnson becomes first Republican senator to oppose Senate GOP tax plan
Sen. Ron Johnson.
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Ron Johnson becomes first Republican senator to oppose Senate GOP tax plan

Seattle cuts ties with Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline
Seattle.
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Seattle cuts ties with Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

Obama to create first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean
Lighthouse Beach on Cape Cod.
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Obama to create first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean

China launches world's first 'hack-proof' quantum satellite
A rocket launch in China.
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China launches world's first 'hack-proof' quantum satellite

Tokyo elects first woman governor
Yuriko Koike.
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Tokyo elects first woman governor

Solar-powered plane completes historic trip around the world
Solar Impulse 2.
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Solar-powered plane completes historic trip around the world

Congress confirms 14th librarian of Congress, and the first who isn't a white male
Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress
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Congress confirms 14th librarian of Congress, and the first who isn't a white male

Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins play historic game at Fort Bragg
Chase d'Arnaud of the Atlanta Braves dives for a ball during the game Sunday at Fort Bragg.
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Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins play historic game at Fort Bragg

Rome elects its first female mayor
Virginia Raggi.
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Rome elects its first female mayor

Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as first female president of Taiwan
Taiwan's new president, Tsai Ing-wen.
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Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as first female president of Taiwan

Idaho man becomes first combat-wounded veteran to summit Mount Everest
Charlie Linville.
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Idaho man becomes first combat-wounded veteran to summit Mount Everest

Report: Obama to designate first national monument to gay rights
A memorial plaque at the Stonewall Inn.
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Report: Obama to designate first national monument to gay rights

First cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in decades is headed to Havana
The Adonia.
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First cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in decades is headed to Havana

Capt. Kristen Griest makes history as Army's first female infantry officer
Capt. Kristen Griest.
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Capt. Kristen Griest makes history as Army's first female infantry officer

San Francisco becomes first American city to approve fully paid parental leave
A baby and its parent touch hands.
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San Francisco becomes first American city to approve fully paid parental leave

Rolling Stones to perform historic free concert in Cuba
Stones to put on historic concert in Cuba.
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Rolling Stones to perform historic free concert in Cuba

Mayor of Ithaca wants to open supervised heroin injection facility
Svante Myrick.
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Mayor of Ithaca wants to open supervised heroin injection facility

Buffalo Bills hire NFL's first female full-time coach
Kathryn Smith.
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Buffalo Bills hire NFL's first female full-time coach

SpaceX successfully launches and lands Falcon 9 rocket
A long exposure of the launch and re-landing burns of the Falcon 9 rocket.
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SpaceX successfully launches and lands Falcon 9 rocket

Seattle becomes first U.S. city to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize
An Uber car.
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Seattle becomes first U.S. city to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize

Mexico clears for use the world's first dengue fever vaccine
A sign calling for the elimination of dengue fever in Brazil.
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Mexico clears for use the world's first dengue fever vaccine

After suffering severe burns, firefighter receives new face and scalp in historic transplant
A slide showing Patrick Hardison before his face was burned, after his face was burned, and after his face transplant.
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After suffering severe burns, firefighter receives new face and scalp in historic transplant

San Francisco jails to house transgender inmates with preferred gender
The inside of a jail.
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San Francisco jails to house transgender inmates with preferred gender

Millions celebrate the first International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day in New York City.
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Millions celebrate the first International Yoga Day

Solar-powered plane on its historic journey around the world
The Solar Impulse plane takes off.
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Solar-powered plane on its historic journey around the world