President Barack Obama at the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2012.

President Barack Obama at the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2012.

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Digging site at historic Jamestown.

Digging site at historic Jamestown.

Thursday, Aug 06 12:25 p.m. (ET)

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An oak bur tree

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