President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, three of whom still living, who fought in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. They were previously denied the prestigious honor due to their Hispanic, black or Jewish backgrounds.
Anti-government protesters clash with the Ukrainian riot police in downtown Kiev on February 19, 2014. At least 25 people have been killed in the worst violence since Ukraine gained its independence in 1991.
Ukrainian authorities report at least nine people were killed including two police officers on the worst day of violence in the two-month long protests against the government in Kiev, Ukraine on February 18, 2014.
Photos from Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral at St. Ignatius Church on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City on February 7, 2014. Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday of an apparent heroin overdose in his apartment. He leaves behind his partner of 15 years, Mimi O'Donnell, and their three children. UPI/John Angelillo
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