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Thursday, July 18th, 2019

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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, seen in the Cabinet room on Tuesday, is testifying before the House oversight committee on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a religious freedom summit at the Department of State on Tuesday. Pompeo is headed to Argentina, which is expected to announce it's joining an international coalition to counter Iran. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Indian youth scouts for mud crabs and snakehead fish on the parched bed of Chembarambakkam Lake on the outskirts of Chennai. Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Water Crisis In Chennai: Who's To Blame, How Do You Fix It?

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Trash piles in Monteverde, a residential neighborhood in Rome. During this scorching hot summer, the city's residents and visitors are being tested by a massive trash crisis that has prompted doctors to warn of the possible spread of diseases as birds, vermin and wild animals scavenge amid the rotting refuse. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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In Rome, Uncollected Trash Festers In Scorching Heat

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New York Attorney General Letitia James joins a press conference to support rent controlled tenants who have been threatened with eviction because their landlord has filed for bankruptcy in March. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Migrants line up at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, waiting to cross the border and request asylum in January. Thousands of asylum-seekers are waiting in Mexican border cities like Juarez right now, hoping for their turn to legally cross the border and make their case in court. Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's New Asylum Rules A Hard Blow To The Thousands Waiting To Cross Legally

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Supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrated at New York's City Hall against the Trump administration's Title X rule change in February. Planned Parenthood now says it clinics nationwide will stop using federal Title X family planning funds. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Leah Esguerra (right), who is credited with being the first social worker installed directly at a public library, strolls through the fifth floor of the San Francisco Public Library's main branch, joined by the library's health and safety associates (from left to right) Sidney Grindstaff, Jennifer Keys and Cary Latham. Jason Doiy/Courtesy of the San Francisco Public Library hide caption

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Your Local Library May Have A New Offering In Stock: A Resident Social Worker

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A razor wire fence surrounds the Adelanto immigration detention center, in Adelanto, Calif., April 13, 2017. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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'No Meaningful Oversight': ICE Contractor Overlooked Problems At Detention Centers

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Activists from Girl Up. Top row from left: Valeria Colunga, Eugenie Park, Angelica Almonte, Emily Lin. Bottom row from left: Lauren Woodhouse, Winter Ashley, Zulia Martinez, Paola Moreno-Roman. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption

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From left, Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand faced off in the June 27 debate. All will be back for next week's rounds. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Massachusetts prosecutors dropped criminal charges against actor Kevin Spacey on Wednesday. The Oscar winner was accused of groping an 18-year-old man at a restaurant in 2016. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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From left, students Erin Addison, Evan Addison and Andrew Arevalo of the Steel City Academy look over a planning map of Gary, Ind. Courtesy of Bill Healy hide caption

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These Teens Started Podcasting As A Hobby, Then It Turned Into Serious Journalism

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Attorney General William Barr speaks as he stands with President Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during an event about the census in the Rose Garden at the White House earlier this month. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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