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State officials, including New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, could play a powerful role, especially if the White House takes steps to thwart the Russia investigation. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

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Rescue personnel work at the scene of Enrique Rebsamen School, which collapsed when an earthquake struck on Tuesday. Reports said workers were looking for a trapped little girl, but authorities now say it may be an adult. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Earthquake Hits Mexican State Of Morelos Hard

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Equifax is facing criticism because after the security incident it chose to create an entirely new domain for customers to check whether they were affected. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Electricity poles and power lines toppled by Hurricane Maria are seen in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday. The storm left the island without electricity service, officials say. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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'We've Never Gone Through This': Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electricity

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Acclaimed chef Sebastien Bras stands in the kitchen of his three-star restaurant Le Suquet, in Laguiole, France, on Thursday. This week he asked not to be included in the 2018 Michelin Guide. Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"Equality cupcakes" by Georgetown Cupcakes are just one of several baked creations in support of same-sex marriage that were on display this week at the Chefs for Equality, a fundraising event for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. Kelly Jo Smart/NPR hide caption

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President Vladimir Putin's Russia appears to have meddled less in the German elections, in which Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to retain power, than in other countries' recently. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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People hold Catalan pro-independence flags outside the high court in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday. After a daylong protest that lasted well into the night, several thousand independence supporters gathered again in front of the high court in what influential separatist organizations said would be a "permanent mobilization" until detained Catalan officials are freed. Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents seek shelter inside Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on Wednesday, as Hurricane Maria struck the island. Hector Retamal /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A duck-billed dinosaur skeleton, which the researchers think ate crustaceans, on display in 2009 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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American soldiers advance through a rice paddy during the Vietnam War. PBS hide caption

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In 'Vietnam War,' Ken Burns Wrestles With The Conflict's Contradictions

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Equifax spent over $1 million last year on lobbying efforts, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question

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Irma and Oscar Sanchez were apprehended by the Border Patrol when they took their infant son, Isaac, to a children's hospital to have emergency surgery. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

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Billboards featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) and Martin Schulz (left), leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party and candidate for chancellor, are pictured in Berlin on Sept. 17. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill on Sept. 13 at the unveiling of the latest Republican bill aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How Rick Santorum Got A Haircut And Revived The GOP's Obamacare Repeal Effort

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