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Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research

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Week In Politics: 'Black Lives Matter,' Planned Parenthood

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Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

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Expectations for movement on justice reform had been high, but sources tell NPR that concrete language on sentencing and criminal justice overhauls is still being hotly debated behind closed doors. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Black Lives Matter activists confronted Democratic candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders at a Netroots Nation event earlier this month. O'Malley used the phrase "all lives matter" twice, which he later apologized for. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Democratic Candidates Stumble Over Black Lives Matter Movement

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in front of his campaign plane in Laredo, Texas, last week. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Are Donald Trump's Pockets Deep Enough To Fund His Campaign?

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U.N. Envoy: Solution To Syrian Conflict Must Be A 'Political One'

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Kazakhstan Promises 'Real Winter Wonderland' In Bid To Host 2022 Games

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U.S. Couple Held In Egyptian Prison For 1 Year Over Unfounded Child Abuse

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Maryland Governor To Close Baltimore City Jail Over Corruption

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As Cemetery Building Booms, Veterans Hope To Be Buried Close To Home

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