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Ahmed Abu Khatallah is sworn in during a hearing at the federal U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., in June 2014. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and terrorism charges related to the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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Trial Looms For Sole Defendant In 2012 Benghazi Attack That Killed Ambassador

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Glenn Simpson, a former reporter who later helped found a private investigation firm, sat down with Senate Judiciary Committee staff behind closed doors on Tuesday, congressional aides told NPR. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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President Trump speaks with newly sworn-in White House chief of staff John Kelly at the White House on July 31. Kelly is one of four former generals who were appointed to top administration positions. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Donald Trump Likes To Surround Himself With Generals

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Department of Justice on Aug. 4. The department is being sued by multiple cities, including now Los Angeles, over its stance on "sanctuary cities." Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Melania Trump, President Trump, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and wife Louise Linton, Vice President Pence and second lady Karen Pence are photographed at Mnuchin and Linton's wedding on June 24 in Washington, D.C. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS hide caption

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With her Instagram response, Louise Linton, shown at a 2014 Grey Goose promotional event in Scotland, has opened the door for a discussion on a progressive tax system. Martin Grimes/Getty Images for Grey Goose hide caption

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President Trump delivers remarks on America's military involvement in Afghanistan at the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., on Monday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump announces his South Asia strategy, saying that conditions on the ground in Afghanistan, not timetables, will dictate decisions. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the tarmac before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport Sunday to return to Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A group of protesters, made up mostly of women, rally against then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower in New York City on Nov. 3, 2016. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks on the phone in January with Russian President Vladimir Putin, joined by top White House figures Reince Priebus (from left), Vice President Pence, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer and Michael Flynn. Only Pence remains. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Crews worked to remove the statue of Supreme Court judge and segregationist Roger Taney from the front lawn of the Maryland State House late Thursday night. Taney wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that defended slavery and said black Americans could never be citizens. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors later this year. It will be the fourth time in 40 years of the event that the sitting president won't be attendance. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Abraham Lincoln warned that "A house divided against itself cannot stand." Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

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Lana Lokteff, pictured, runs an alt-right media company to promote her white nationalist ideologies. But critics say that kind of outspokenness from a growing number of female allies is at odds with how men in the movement view women's roles. Courtesy of Lana Lokteff hide caption

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The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

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Reps. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Kevin Brady, R-Texas, Peter Roskam, R-Ill., and Dave Schweikert R-Ariz., stand outside Rancho del Cielo in California, where they were crafting tax overhaul plans. Susan Davis/NPR hide caption

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President Trump poses with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., during commencement at Liberty University May 13 in Lynchburg, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

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Vice President Pence holds a press conference at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago on Wednesday. Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Delicate Dance, Pence Translates For Trump Abroad

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Steve Bannon arrives at a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22. Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon, Out As Chief White House Strategist, Heads Back To Breitbart

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