Taraji P. Henson's Cookie refuses to be marginalized or dismissed. Chuck Hodes/FOX hide caption

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People interlock hands on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in Charleston, S.C., a few days after nine black churchgoers were killed by a white shooter in June. A new PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds attitudes about opportunities in the U.S. for blacks and whites contrast along racial lines. The poll will be discussed during PBS' America After Charleston broadcast Monday night. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Columnist Mary McGrory holds court among reporters and observers at the 1973 Watergate hearings. Mary McGrory Papers/Library of Congress/Courtesy of Viking hide caption

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Essentials are necessary. Replicas are exact. An exodus is a mass movement of people. These are just a few of the many pleonasms heard and written each day. NPR via wordle.net hide caption

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Altice President Patrick Drahi has struck a deal to buy Cablevision from the Dolan family, in a deal that includes $10 billion in equity and $7.7 billion in debt. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich's supporters have spent more on TV ads than any other presidential candidate, despite a late entry into the race. New Day For America/YouTube hide caption

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Democrat Hillary Clinton has been dealing with her ongoing email saga. It has gone on for months and has stuck. Compare that with Republican Donald Trump. All of his controversies have seemed to roll off him. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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After decades as a nonprofit, National Geographic magazine will become part of a new media company, in which 21st Century Fox owns 73 percent and the National Geographic Society owns 27 percent. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abdullah Kurdi, father of 3-year-old Aylan and his brother, Galip, age 5, whose drowned bodies both washed up on a Turkish beach. Mehmet Can Meral/AP hide caption

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Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian, seen here with his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, has been held prisoner since he was arrested in Tehran last July. On Thursday, a powerful Iranian politician said of a potential prisoner swap, "That's one way." EPA/Landov hide caption

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