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"The filibuster has been used as a weapon to just have the Senate do nothing," former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told NPR. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call hide caption

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To Forward Progressive Agenda, Harry Reid Says The Filibuster Must Go

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Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., says he'll challenge President Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. The Tea Party favorite argues that Trump is unfit for the White House. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The Cody Firearms Museum in Wyoming recently reopened after an extensive renovation that included bringing a more educational approach to guns and gun culture. Kamila Kudelska/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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Firearms Museum Focuses On Gun Safety, History And Culture

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All the portraits hanging on the wall inside the Louis Bornstein Family Amphitheater at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on June 12, 2018 were of men, nearly all white. The portraits have since been removed. Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor

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The Instrument of Hope is lacquered in black except for the shiny brass parts, which are clear lacquered. They include the lead pipe, which is made from bullets set end to end and drilled out so that air can flow through to make it a playable instrument. The tops of the three buttons are made of the sawn-off casing end caps or rims. Matt Mckay/Publicis North America hide caption

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A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

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Cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment at Roshana Cancer Center, a private clinic in western Tehran. Marjan Yazdi for NPR hide caption

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Iran Under Sanctions: A Scramble For Cancer Care And Blame To Go Around

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Demonstrators try to pull down a smart lamppost during the protest in Hong Kong on Saturday that turned violent. The smart lampposts are raising fears of stepped-up surveillance from authorities. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Robert Cameron will serve as the next student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, headquartered in Washington, D.C. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Elizabeth Warren Slams Student Loan Watchdog Appointment As 'Outrageous'

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A man cools off in a fountain in New York's Washington Square Park this summer. Death from all causes doubled during a heat wave in New York City in August 1975, with heart attacks and strokes accounting for a majority of the excess deaths. Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Clifton Heights Inn was once a Methodist Church and many of the guests who pass through are former congregants. Some have hosted weddings and anniversaries at the church turned inn. Shahla Farzan/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Extinction Rebellion activists protest outside the Brazilian Embassy in London on Friday, calling on President Jair Bolsonaro to act to protect the Amazon rainforest. The European Union is throwing its weight behind French President Emmanuel Macron's call to put the Amazon fires on the agenda of this weekend's G-7 summit of world leaders in France. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life. The Justice Department revealed that a psychologist had approved removing him from a suicide watch. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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President Trump announced higher U.S. tariffs on goods from China. "Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China," he tweeted. It was unclear what Trump could do to force U.S. firms to make such a move. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Michael Drejka was convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Markeis McGlockton in a parking space dispute. A jury convicted Drejka despite his "stand your ground" defense. Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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