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Justice Clarence Thomas, the longest-serving member of the current Supreme Court, has views that perhaps can be described only as unique. Some court watchers, however, use other terms: idiosyncratic, eccentric, provocative, thoughtful and, yes, wacky. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alex Acosta said Friday he is stepping down as labor secretary so his handling of a 2008 prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein won't distract from the U.S. economy's "amazing" performance. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A panel of federal appeals court judges heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit over President Trump's financial records. The judges will decide whether to order Trump's accountants to release information to a Democratic congressional committee. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on June 21, 2018. Just over a year later, he's had turnover in the departments of Justice, Interior, Homeland Security, Defense, Labor, and a number of lower agencies. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Lewis Ramos, 22, an operations specialist in the U.S. Army National Guard, stands with his mother, Rosa Elena Ramos, who arrived illegally 30 years ago from Mexico. He recently learned she would receive the protection by the time he leaves later this month. Courtesy of Michael Jarecki hide caption

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This June photo of R. Kelly shows him departing a courtroom in Chicago in a case related to a state sexual abuse case. On Thursday, federal prosecutors said an additional criminal prosecution against Kelly has been launched. Amr Alfiky/AP hide caption

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Suboxone Film strips dissolve when placed under the tongue and are used to treat patients suffering from opioid dependency. The medication is made by Indivior, which was spun off from U.K.-based Reckitt Benckiser in 2014. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Reckitt Benckiser Agrees To Pay $1.4 Billion In Opioid Settlement

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Federal agents escort former Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration head Ángela Ávila-Marrero, who was arrested on Wednesday as part of a corruption investigation that resulted in an indictment against six defendants. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski at Justice Department headquarters. He oversees more than 600 prosecutors and the others who work in the criminal division. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Janelle Menzel is a high school math teacher in Brainerd, Minn. After contacting her loan servicer repeatedly, trying to find a way to appeal, a call center worker told her, "Look, you just need to give up." Courtesy of Janelle Menzel hide caption

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Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren't Forgiven

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Yazmin Juárez, testified on Wednesday before Congress about the treatment of her daughter Mariee, who died after being released from detention by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The State Department in Washington, D.C., in 2014. A former ­office manager there was sentenced to 40 months in prison for concealing her exchanges with Chinese intelligence agents. Luis M. Alvarez/AP hide caption

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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended a 2008 plea deal made with Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier accused of yearslong sex trafficking of minors. The deal was made when Acosta was a U.S. attorney in Florida. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A three-judge panel ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that argued President Trump was violating the emoluments clauses of the Constitution through his business empire. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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For 25 years, the federal Violence Against Women Act has required any state that wants to be eligible for certain federal grants to certify that the state covers the cost of medical forensic exams for people who have been sexually assaulted. Ann Hermes/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Gavin Newsom (left) talks with members of a Diabetes Talking Circle during his visit to the Sacramento Native American Health Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Tuesday. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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