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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen looks on during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security Secretary Says She 'Did Not Hear' Trump Use 'That' Vulgar Word

At a contentious congressional testimony, Kirstjen Nielsen said under oath said President Trump and others used "tough language" on immigration, but not a particular curse word.

Homeland Security Secretary Says She 'Did Not Hear' Trump Use 'That' Vulgar Word

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President Trump shakes hands with White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Jan. 12. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

Dr. Ronny Jackson said the president could benefit from losing between 10 and 15 pounds over the coming year as well as beginning an exercise regimen.

White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes questions from reporters about the relief effort in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria on Sept. 26, 2017 at the U.S. Capitol. Rubio and Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen propose a new Senate bill that would require the intelligence community to report within one month of a federal election on whether there was foreign interference. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Did A Foreign Power Interfere In The Election? New Bill Would Mandate An Answer

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democrat Sen. Chris Van Hollen are offering legislation that would require U.S. spy agencies to report about foreign interference in American elections.

Larry Nassar listens to victim impact statements prior to being sentenced after being accused of molesting about 100 girls while he was a physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. Nassar has pleaded guilty in Ingham County, Michigan, to sexually assaulting seven girls, but the judge is allowing all his accusers to speak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gymnastics Doctor's Victims Speak In Court; Simone Biles Says She Was Also Abused

Women talked about the devastating impact of abuse at the hands of sports doctor and admitted sexual assailant Larry Nassar. They spoke out during a four-day sentencing hearing that started Tuesday. The list of accusers is growing longer.

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How Prosecutors Changed The Odds To Start Winning Some Of The Toughest Rape Cases

A rape case 25 years ago revolutionized justice for people with intellectual disabilities. They were "unwinnable" rape cases, until prosecutors figured out the secret.

Russell M. Nelson, speaking at a funeral last October, has been named leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Welden C. Andersen /The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hide caption

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Mormon Church Names Russell M. Nelson As New Leader

"My brethren of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles laid hands upon my hands, ordained me, set me apart as president of the church. It was a sacred and humbling experience," Nelson said Tuesday.

Peter Madsen, seen in August after he was rescued from his private submarine. The Danish inventor set out on his brief voyage with Swedish journalist Kim Wall but did not return with her. Now, he has been formally charged with her murder. Bax Lindhardt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutors Charge Peter Madsen With Murdering Kim Wall Aboard His Private Sub

The Danish inventor set out in his submarine with the Swedish journalist in August — but she never returned alive. On Tuesday, after months of shifting stories, he was charged with homicide.

Pope Francis is welcomed by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago on Tuesday. The pope landed in Santiago late Monday on his first visit to Chile since becoming pope, and his sixth to Latin America — a trip that will also take him to Peru. Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Visit To Chile, Pope Asks For Forgiveness Over Sex-Abuse Scandal

At least five churches have been vandalized since Friday ahead of Francis' visit, some with firebombs as anger persists years after a major sex-abuse scandal that many see as a coverup by the Vatican.

Rebeca Gonzalez says she can now afford to buy pomegranates for her family in Garden Grove, Calif., because of the extra money she receives through Más Fresco, a food stamp incentive program for purchasing produce. Courtney Perkes/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable

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A federally funded experimental program is partnering with a Latino grocery chain to reward people who use their food stamps to put more fresh produce on their tables.

Edwin Hawkins appears at the 2014 Apollo Theater Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration in New York. Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day," died Monday at age 74. Brad Barket/Brad Barket/Invision/AP hide caption

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Gospel Star Edwin Hawkins, Known For 'Oh Happy Day,' Dies At 74

In 1970, the Edwin Hawkins singers won a Grammy for best soul gospel performance for "Oh Happy Day." It became an unexpected hit when a San Francisco disc jockey began playing the song.