Chinese officials answer questions about a new law regulating overseas nongovernmental organizations during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. The new law subjects NGOs to close police supervision. "We welcome and support all foreign NGOs to come to China to conduct friendly exchanges," one official said. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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China Passes Law Putting Foreign NGOs Under Stricter Police Control
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Tracy Smith, 38, and her children Hazel, 8, and Finley, 5, at their home in Houston. Smith is pregnant with twins and says she's a little more worried than usual about the approach of mosquito season. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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In Houston, Pregnant Women And Their Doctors Weigh Risks Of Zika
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Randy Berry, the first U.S. special envoy for the rights of LGBTI persons, is shown at a gay pride rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last June. He says the U.S. is supporting activists worldwide but recognizes the risks they face in many countries. A gay activist who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh was hacked to death this week. Courtesy U.S. State Department hide caption

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For State Department's LGBTI Envoy, Every Country Is A Different Challenge
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"This is the best chance in a generation to reform our federal drug sentencing law," Sen. Richard Durbin (center) said Thursday. He and other lawmakers held a news conference about proposed criminal sentencing reform legislation. Al Drago/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed a law that allows mental health professionals to refuse treatment to patients based on personal or religious beliefs. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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A Wednesday night airstrike at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, killed more than a dozen people. Beha el Halebi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospital Destroyed In Deadly Aleppo Airstrike, Doctors Without Borders Says
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Robert Bates arrives for his arraignment at the Tulsa County Courthouse in Tulsa, Okla., on April 21, 2015. Bates has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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People walk in front of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia on April 12. Turkey has seen tourist numbers plummet following a series of deadly terrorist attacks and a travel ban by Russia. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Terrorism Fears And Travel Bans Shake Tourism In Turkey
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Investors in Zhongjin, a wealth-management company that collapsed this month, demonstrate outside a police office in Shanghai's Hongkou district, demanding repayment of their funds. Police later detained one of the demonstrators for distributing protest T-shirts. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Chinese Investors Reeling After Wealth Management Firm's Collapse
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Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, gave an outline of his worldview and foreign policy goals in an address in Washington Wednesday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders addresses supporters on Coney Island Boardwalk ahead of the April 19 New York primary. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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After String Of Losses, Sanders Campaign To Lay Off 'Hundreds' Of Staffers
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz is joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina during a rally in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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The staple at legendary Prince's is fiery hot fried chicken, always served on white bread, with pickles. Danielle Atkins/Courtesy of Spring House Press hide caption

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How A Cheating Man Gave Rise To Nashville's Hot Chicken Craze
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