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Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on Feb. 23, 2017 in Maryland. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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NRA Signals Openness to Gun Removal Laws — With Conditions

In a new video, the NRA says it supports state laws that allow temporary removal of guns from people deemed to be a threat. But gun control groups are skeptical.

A self-driving Uber moves through an intersection in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Dec. 1, 2017. Uber on Monday suspended its self-driving tests in four cities after a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous Uber vehicle in Tempe, Ariz. Natalie Behring/Reuters hide caption

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Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Pedestrian Is Killed In Arizona

A self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The incident could be the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle.

Officials work Monday near the site of the latest explosion in Austin. Police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other deadly package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Investigators Say Austin 'Serial Bomber' May Have Used Tripwire In Latest Blast

"With this tripwire, this changes things," said FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs. "It's more sophisticated. It's not targeted to individuals. We're very concerned."

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in October on the day arguments took place in a case about political maps in Wisconsin. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Delivers Blow To Republicans, Declines To Take Up Pa. Redistricting

The court decided Monday not to take up a GOP challenge to a Pennsylvania state court decision that could result in Democrats picking up a handful of House seats.

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) and British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis announced their progress Monday at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Deal (Mostly) Struck Over Brexit Terms After Months Of Negotiations

Major questions are still up in the air after months of negotiations about U.K.'s withdrawal from the EU, most prominently how to handle the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Vice President Pence and his wife Karen Pence let children pet their family rabbit "Marlon Bundo" during an event with military families in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in May 2017. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Up, Pence? Second Family's Rabbit Makes Children's Book Debut

Bunny Marlon Bundo is featured in a book by the vice president's daughter Charlotte and wife, Karen. But even pets in Washington cannot escape controversy.

Hillary Clinton, seen at a 2017 event in New York, recent appeared at a conference in India and talked about the 2016 campaign, saying that she won areas that were hopeful and Trump spoke to voters' racial and gender intolerance. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Hillary Clinton Drawn Into 2018 Campaign With Comments About Trump Voters

The 2016 Democratic nominee is not on the ballot, but her recent comments that Trump appealed to voters intolerant of women and minorities is being used against Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

People attend a rally and a concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea at Manezhnaya Square in Moscow on Sunday. The controversial move to take Crimea became a proud event for some voters who handed Vladimir Putin a broad election win, timed for the same date as the anniversary. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russians, With No Real Alternatives, Give Putin 6 More Years In Power

Vladimir Putin has handily won a fourth term as Russia's president, with many voters telling NPR they saw no other viable candidates.

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood. Maren Caruso/Getty Images hide caption

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Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes


Now that marijuana is legal in some form in more than 20 cities or states, many more people may be exposed to it on the streets. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.

Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

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A banner depicting Venezuela's currency, the bolivar, at the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) in Caracas in January. The bolivar has lost the vast majority of its value in just the last year. Federico Parra /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelan City Launches Its Own Currency Amid Cash Crunch

The city of Elorza is selling its own bills featuring the image of an independence leader from the area. Venezuela's national currency has lost the vast majority of its value in just the last year.

This Sept. 24, 2017, photo provided by Michael Kass shows Yann Arnaud during a Cirque du Soleil performance in Toronto. Arnaud died early Sunday after falling while performing during a show on Saturday in Tampa, Fla. Michael Kass/AP hide caption

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Cirque Du Soleil Performer Falls To His Death During Show In Florida

Veteran aerialist Yann Arnaud slipped off the double rings during a performance and fell 20 feet, according to the theatrical company. He died of his injuries at a hospital on Sunday.

President Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting on June 12, 2017. From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, foreground, then-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the president. Price was fired by Trump last year, Tillerson was fired last week. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Trump Cabinet Turnover Sets Record Going Back 100 Years

President Trump says "there will always be change, and I think you want to see change." Already he's had more Cabinet turnover in 420 days than 14 of his predecessors had in their first two years.

Trump Cabinet Turnover Sets Record Going Back 100 Years

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