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    FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2010 FILE photo released by Chile's Paleontological Museum of Caldera, a prehistoric whale fossil lays in the Atacama desert near Copiapo, Chile. A team of Chilean and Smithsonian Institution scientists investigating the graveyard of marine mammal fossils say toxins generated by algae blooms most likely poisoned the animals millions of years ago. The study by a team of Chilean and Smithsonian Institution scientists was published Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. (AP Photo/Museo Paleontologico de Caldera, File)




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    This 1945 handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institution shows the rescuing of art from Buxheim Monastery, Bavaria, Photographs, maps and records from the real corps of soldiers known as “Monuments Men” who were tasked with protecting European cultural sites and recovering looted art during World War II are going on display in Washington, many for the first time. (AP Photo/Edward E. Adams, Smithsonian Institution)


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    This 1945 handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institution shows the rescuing of art from Buxheim Monastery, Bavaria, Photographs, maps and records from the real corps of soldiers known as “Monuments Men” who were tasked with protecting European cultural sites and recovering looted art during World War II are going on display in Washington, many for the first time. (AP Photo/Edward E. Adams, Smithsonian Institution)



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    This handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institution, taken in Nov. 2008, shows a family viewing the Star Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington. The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, what is believed to be the first time the historic pieces have been shown side-by-side, on Flag Day, June 14, through July 6. (AP Photo/Hugh Talman, Smithsonian Institution)


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    ** FILE ** This handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institution, taken in November 2008, shows a family viewing the Star Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington. (AP Photo/Hugh Talman, Smithsonian Institution)



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