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Bill Cosby looks on as spokesman Andrew Wyatt triumphantly raises his fist outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., on Saturday. Cosby's legal and publicity team treated the mistrial as a victory, though prosecutors immediately said they plan to retry the case. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes, a former mayor in central Mexico, posted a video of him delivering a speech inspired by a Netflix promotional video for House of Cards. Miguel Cervantes/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Bill Cosby — at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., on Tuesday — has been charged with multiple felony counts of aggravated indecent assault over a 2004 incident. Matt Rourke/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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James Hodgkinson, seen in this undated photo, has been identified as the suspect in the shooting in Alexandria, Va., that injured six people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. St. Clair County Sheriff's Dept. hide caption

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Smoke rises from the Grenfell Tower in west London on Wednesday. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building overnight. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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The new poet laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith, visits the Library of Congress Poetry and Literature Center in Washington, D.C., last month. Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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Tracy K. Smith Reads 'When Your Small Form Tumbled Into Me'

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Bill Cosby returns to the courtroom following a break in his trial Monday in Norristown, Pa. A former Temple University employee alleges that Cosby drugged and molested her in 2004 at his home in suburban Philadelphia. The defense team rested after just six minutes. David Maialetti-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A visitor stands in front of Masterpiece during a press preview of "Lichtenstein, a Retrospective" at the Tate Modern in London in 2013. The iconic painting was owned by Agnes Gund, who recently sold it to fund a new criminal justice reform fund. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks to media outside the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle on May 15. The court has largely upheld a preliminary injunction blocking President Trump's travel ban from going into effect. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally in Omaha, Neb., on April 20. Sanders has been criticized for a recent line of questioning toward a Trump administration nominee, which focused on the man's religious beliefs about damnation. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Men in military uniform stand at a window in the Iranian Parliament building following an attack on Wednesday in Tehran. More than a dozen people were killed and many more wounded during twin gun and suicide bomb attacks in Iran's capital. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images hide caption

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The skyline of Doha, Qatar, is seen at night in 2013. Saudi Arabia and three other countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Video footage posted online shows a group of people pushing a live donkey into a tiger enclosure at a zoo near Shanghai, as a form of shareholder protest. Live Leak/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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French police gather near the site of an attack near the entrance of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Anti-terrorist prosecutors have opened an investigation after police shot and injured a man who had tried to attack officers with a hammer. One officer was slightly injured. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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