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St. Peter’s Isiah Dasher fends off Kentucky’s Lance Ware during their first-round game at the NCAA Tournament. St. Peter’s defeated Kentucky 85-79 in overtime. It was the tournament’s biggest upset this year, as St. Peter’s was a 15-seed and Kentucky was a 2-seed.Andy Lyons/Getty Images

A man takes a photo of a NASA rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Artemis I mission is scheduled to launch later this year, carrying an unmanned Orion spacecraft to the moon and back. It’s the first step of NASA’s ambitious program to land the first woman and the first person of color on the moon later this decade.Aubrey Gemignani/NASA/Getty Images

University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas, left, accepts her trophy after winning the 500-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta. Thomas, the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division I title, is joined on the podium by second-place Emma Weyant of Virginia and third-place Erica Sullivan of Texas. Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportsw/AP

Tourists and locals enjoy the blooming cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., on March 22. Anna Rose Layden

People stand around a giant peace sign with the message “Stop Putin’s Oil,” put up by demonstrators ahead of a European Union and NATO summit in Brussels on March 22. Protesters called on EU leaders to impose a full ban on Russian fuels and to hold one minute of silence to honor the victims of war in Ukraine. Associated Press/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson tears up as her daughter, Leila Jackson, looks on while Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) speaks during the third day of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings on March 23. Anna Rose Layden

Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is embraced by her husband, Patrick Jackson, following the third day of her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on March 23. Greg Nash

President Biden, from left, talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as they arrive at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on March 24. Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AP

More than 1,100 fake body bags are placed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., by activists to demand change to gun control laws on the fourth anniversary of the March for Our Lives demonstration on March 24. Anna Rose Layden

Oscar statues are moved to their respective positions as preparations are underway for the 94th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 24. The awards will be held on Sunday, March 27. Jim Ruymen/UPI Photo

Kasih the orangutan celebrates her 60th birthday at a zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on Saturday, March 19.Roberto Pfeil/DPA/Zuma

Caleb enjoy the blooming flowers at Greenwich Town Hall, Greenwich CT. Richard Jacques

A farmer picks tea leaves at a tea plantation in Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, on March 19, 2022. #Huang Xuhu / VCG / Getty

A kite surfer takes advantage of strong winds, with the silhouette of Pendennis Castle in the distance in Falmouth, England, on March 19, 2022.  Hugh R Hastings / Getty

A preserved Sumatran tiger is burned by authorities in Palembang, Indonesia, on Friday, March 18. The Sumatran tiger is a protected species in Indonesia.Antara Foto/Novaa Wahyudi/Reuters

Men carry torches to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, in Akra, Iraq, on Sunday, March 20.Ari Jalal/Reuters

Phoenix center JaVale McGee falls into spectators while trying to save a ball from going out of bounds during an NBA game against Chicago on Friday, March 18.Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

Honey bees fly back to their hive in Berlin on Monday, March 21.Hauke Schrader/DPA/Zuma

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