Candidates seeking their party's nomination for president are winning high-profile endorsements from influential community leaders and special interest groups -- way ahead of the primaries. Here's a rundown from the Democratic Party and the GOP.
The unveiling of a 122-foot-long dinosaur cast at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on January 14, 2016. Paleontologists suggest this dinosaur, a giant herbivore that belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, weighed in at around 70 tons. The species lived in the forests of today's Patagonia about 100 to 95 million years ago and is one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered.
A newly discovered 1,500-year-old Byzantine monastery from 500 CE was unearthed by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in Rosh Ha-Ayin, near Tel Aviv, Israel in 2015. Archeologists discovered the monastery while inspecting a new building site.
Mother, book editor, fashion icon and First Lady are a few of the many roles Jackie Kennedy had over the course of her lifetime. This collection offers a look back at her life following the 1963 assassination of her husband John F. Kennedy.
President Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha Obama were 11- and 8-years-old, respectively when their father took office in 2009. The girls have grown up the spotlight and were featured in Time magazine's "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014." Here's a gallery featuring UPI's best photos of the Obama siblings during their time as first daughters.
According to UrbanDictionary.com, to "throw a side-eye" is to make "a facial expression expressing one's criticism, disapproval, animosity, or scorn of varying levels of intensity towards another person." These politicians show you how it's done.
While humans may be rapidly evolving to advance the future, archaeologists are still working to uncover the past to better understand the present day. From shipwrecks to century-old beer to lost cities, this gallery contains just a few of the handful of recent archaeological discoveries from this year.
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