Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas National Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Students in recovery from substance abuse are finding support on a growing number of college and university campuses, including the University of Texas at Austin. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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The Dallas Street Choir performed in T-shirts, then changed into formalwear for the Street Requiem. Baritone Russell Rodriguez is in front, far right, in an orange T-shirt. Courtesy of Mark Mullaney hide caption

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Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott acknowledges the crowd Nov. 4 after his victory speech in Austin. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Arizona Department of Corrections inmate Joseph Wood was executed by lethal injection in July. It took 15 doses and nearly two hours for him to die. AP hide caption

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