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President Obama makes his way across the tarmac Monday to greet well-wishers upon arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Establishment Candidates Trump, Sanders Continue Rise In The Polls

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Once Migrants Reach Europe, What Rights Are They Entitled To?

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Tensions Rise At Border As Dominican Republic Begins Deporting Haitians

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U.S. Treasury Holds Public Forum On $10 Bill Redesign

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Some Veterans Affairs Reforms Undermine Medical Recruitment Efforts

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Indian police in plain clothes walk past vehicles damaged during a clash after the Aug. 25 rally led by Hardik Patel. Ajit Solanki/AP hide caption

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An Angry Young Man Leads Protests Against India's Affirmative Action

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Dr. David Burkons holds the licensing certificates that allowed him to open a clinic that provides medical and surgical abortions. It took about 18 extra months of inspections, he says, to get the approval to offer surgical abortions. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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Bucking Trend, Ohio Doctor Opens Clinic That Provides Abortion Services

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Donald Trump owns this Trump Tower building at 725 Fifth Ave. in New York City. It's one of only a handful he owns in the city, though 17 buildings there bear his name. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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When You See 'Trump' On A Building, It Might Not Be What You Think

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"I would have thought the top drug kingpins in the country wouldn't be the beneficiaries of what we're trying to do here," Judge Royce C. Lamberth said, referring to sentencing reform efforts and guidelines that were designed to help nonviolent drug offenders secure early release. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Obama's Climate Change Words And Actions Don't Match, Alaskans Say

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Donald Trump arrives at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., ahead of his speech before the conservative group. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

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Donald Trump, Loyalty Pledges And The State Of The Race In 2016

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