Alexsis Rodgers, president of Virginia Young Democrats, is one of the disappointed constituents who worked hard to elect some of the officials at the center of the Virginia controversies. Now, Rodgers says, the state democratic party must develop diverse leaders before there's another crisis.
Police secure the area following a mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Ill., on Friday. A gunman killed five people and wounded five police officers before being fatally shot by police.
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Gracie Garcia poses for a photo in her backyard in Los Indios, near San Benito, Texas. The border wall was built about 10 years ago on Garcia's property, and she says she has not been paid for it.
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (right) and Gov. Gavin Newsom said California will sue President Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rosia Ramirez Penaloza and her children fled gang violence in southern Mexico. They're staying in a makeshift tent in San Luis Río Colorado as they wait for a chance to apply for asylum at the port of entry.
A young man and a little girl look at the border fence from Playas de Tijuana, Mexico. Photojournalist Ariana Drehsler has been covering the caravan of migrants for weeks. In December, Customs and Border Protection agents began pulling her over for questioning each time she crossed back into the U.S.
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Martha Hernandez (left) and Ana Suda say they were interrupted and detained because they spoke Spanish while shopping at a convenience store in Havre, Mont. They've now filed a lawsuit.
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HIV-positive patients and their families protest hospitals' lack of medicines and supplies in Caracas, Venezuela, in April 2018. Some patients are fleeing to neighboring countries like Peru in search of lifesaving anti-retroviral drugs.
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Travis Kauffman responds to questions during a news conference Thursday about his encounter with a mountain lion while running a trail just west of Fort Collins, Colo., this month.
Voting results are displayed on a whiteboard just after midnight on Nov. 8, 2016, in Dixville Notch, N.H., the first polling place in the country to vote since 1960.
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