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Gary Hairston, a coal miner for 27 years, spoke at the hearing. He has been diagnosed with Progressive Massive Fibrosis, the advanced stage of black lung disease. House Committee on Education and Labor hide caption

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Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, accompanied by other pilots and former FAA administrator Randy Babbitt, speaks during a House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the status of the Boeing 737 Max in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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William Portwood, who died less than two weeks after NPR confirmed his involvement in the 1965 murder of Boston minister James Reeb, poses for a photograph in front of his home in Selma, Ala. Chip Brantley/NPR hide caption

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NPR Identifies 4th Attacker In Civil Rights-Era Cold Case

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Lawyer Reid Weingarten made his reputation by sending lawmakers to prison and investigating allegations in 1992 that a presidential campaign conspired with a foreign adversary to help its own election prospects. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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When Politics, Prosecution Collide: Veteran Lawyer Calls Current State 'Disturbing'

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Christi Dewar, a survivor of the Virginia Beach mass shooting, stands with her son, Charles Dewar III, next to the office complex where a gunman killed 12 and injured several others on Friday. Bobby Allyn/NPR hide caption

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Virginia Beach Shooting Survivor Says Victim Laid Down His Life To Save Colleagues

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'White Lies' Podcast Exposes What Happened The Night James Reeb Died

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A magazine's cover line in Beijing asks, "How will Trump the businessman change the world?" on Dec. 28, 2016, days after then President-elect Donald Trump tapped outspoken China critic Peter Navarro for a top trade position. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside The White House's Bitter Fight Over China

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Libsack says she's now feeling "hopeful" because her government finally listened. "For me, as a teacher, it's awesome," she says, "because then I can convey that to the students and say, 'Hey, you do have a voice. You are citizens. You do have a role in our government.' " Beth Nakamura for NPR hide caption

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Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear

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Outside the Chinese Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesian protesters in 2018 demand an end to China's mass detention of Uighur Muslims. On Monday, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 20th annual report. Achmad Ibrahim/AP hide caption

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Listen To NPR's Special Coverage Part 1

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NPR's Special Report: The Release Of The Mueller Report With Redactions

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Top government leaders told NPR that federal agencies are years behind where they could have been if Chinese cybertheft had been openly addressed earlier. Bill Hinton Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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As China Hacked, U.S. Businesses Turned A Blind Eye

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Actor Jussie Smollett leaves a courthouse last month in Chicago. On Thursday, the city sued him to recoup costs of a police investigation that followed what the city says was his false report that he'd been attacked. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images hide caption

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Holden Matthews, 21, has been identified and arrested in connection to the burning of three historically black churches in Louisiana. He was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on three counts of simple arson of a religious building. Courtesy of St. Landry Parish Jail hide caption

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