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Sarker Haque, a Muslim originally from Bangladesh who has lived in Queens for 30 years, was attacked in his store by a man who allegedly said he wanted to "kill Muslims." Haque will be a guest of Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., at President Trump's speech to Congress. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Patrisse Khan-Cullors and two friends are founders of the Black Lives Matter movement. She sees the movement going forward with renewed focus, and building political power. Courtesy of Patrisse Khan-Cullors hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Finds 'Renewed Focus' 5 Years After Trayvon Martin

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Eloisa Tamez received $56,000 from the federal government for a quarter-acre of her ancestral land, but she says, "I wasn't looking for the money. I don't want to lose the land. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

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Kate Noble speaks to voters at a listening session at Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe, N.M. She ran for a seat on the Santa Fe Public Schools Board. Megan Kamerick/KUNM hide caption

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Trump's Election Drives More Women To Consider Running For Office

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The Garden of Eatin' diner is in Galesville, Wis., where many Democratic voters decided to vote for Donald Trump during the 2016 election. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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Will Trump Democrats In Wisconsin Swing Back To Their Party?

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Germany last week and heads to Mexico this week, amid growing questions about how much influence he has in the White House. Brendan Smialowski/AP hide caption

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Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

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A Palm Beach Police car sits in front of a gate of the Mar-a-Lago Resort in November. During President Trump's frequent visits, the Secret Service shuts down a major thoroughfare, making it difficult to get anywhere in Palm Beach. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Frequent Visits Disrupt Palm Beach Life And Businesses

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Chef José Andrés will shutter five of his restaurants on Thursday as part of a boycott in response to President Trump's immigration policies. Beth J. Harpaz/AP hide caption

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Chef José Andrés To Close Restaurants For The 'Day Without Immigrants'

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Editing human genes that would be passed on for generations could make sense if the diseases are serious and the right safeguards are in places, a scientific panel says. Claude Edelmann/Science Source hide caption

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Scientific Panel Says Editing Heritable Human Genes Could Be OK In The Future

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Two 787 Dreamliner aircraft are seen at the Boeing production facilities in 2012 in North Charleston, S.C. This week, Boeing workers in South Carolina will vote whether to unionize. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Years In The Making, Effort To Unionize S.C. Boeing Workers Comes To A Vote

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A protester holds a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration on Jan. 28 to denounce President Trump's executive order freezing immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Unlike Bush, Trump Invokes Terror Threat And Gets Pushback, Not Deference

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Donald Trump bought Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., in 1985. The price of club memberships recently doubled to $200,000. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Mar-A-Lago Offers Trump And Abe A Spectacular Place To Get Acquainted

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Jay Zimmerman (left) and his father, Buddy, in July 2016. Buddy, who was also a veteran, passed away last September. Courtesy of Jay Zimmerman hide caption

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Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide's A Risk

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At Everyman Espresso in New York City's East Village, customers were greeted with a sign announcing a fundraiser to help defend immigrants. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Amid Travel Ban Debate, Chefs And Food Brands Take A Stand On Immigration

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