Satu, a Sumatran tiger cub born on November 14, 2015, is the first for the Zoo and the second to be born in American zoos in 2015. The species is considered "critically endangered" as under 500 are believed to exist in the forests of Sumatra and Indonesia.
2016 Republican presidential candidates Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz , Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Ohio Gov. John Kasich attend a GOP debate hosted by Fox News, January 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Billionaire businessman Donald J. Trump boycotted the event.
Photos from the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony, which takes place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at the Embassy of Israel, in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2016.
Photographer Alexander Hotz composed a photo essay featuring the haunting Luk Thep "god dolls" and their creator, Mananya "Mama Ning" Boonmee, who says the dolls are "infused with a child's soul." The dolls have roots in ancient Thai child figure that housed the unborn remains of a fetus, intended to bring good fortune.
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Frank Kendall III, Under Secretary Of Defense For Acquisition, and Deborah James, Secretary Of The Air Force, testified during a hearing on military space launch and the use of Russian-made rocket engines, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on January 27, 2016.
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