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Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency looks on during a news conference Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C. Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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23 States Sue Trump Administration In Escalating Battle Over Emissions Standards

The lawsuit comes two days after the Trump administration revoked California's ability to set its own rules for automobiles. The state's top prosecutor blasted the move as "arbitrary and capricious."

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against GOP criticism that her plan calling for the federal government to negotiate drug prices interfered with the free market. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Pelosi Rejects 'Socialist' Attacks On Her Prescription Drug Bill

In a wide-ranging interview, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also said she opposes the efforts of leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to enact a government-run health care system.

Pelosi Rejects 'Socialist' Attacks On Her Prescription Drug Bill

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A state police officer stands outside of a Woodfield Mall entrance on Friday, in Schaumberg, Ill. An SUV drove into the mall through one of the Sears' entrances and crashed into several stores and kiosks. Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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SUV Drives Through Chicago Area Mall, Prompts False Claims Of Shooter

A 22-year-old man was taken into custody. "I am happy to report that there were only very minor injuries from this incident," Police Chief Bill Wolf said.

It's estimated more than half the indoor cats in the U.S. are overweight. Above, Miko the cat, aka "Miko Angelo," is seen before and after participation in a study about feline weight loss. Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine hide caption

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For Fat Cats, The Struggle Is Real When It Comes To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off

It's estimated more than half the indoor cats in the U.S. are overweight. Now researchers are looking for new ways to help felines slim down.

For Fat Cats, The Struggle Is Real When It Comes To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off

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Greta Thunberg says she wants people to use the power of their votes to elect leaders who will work to reduce carbon emissions and slow global warming. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Greta Thunberg To U.S.: 'You Have A Moral Responsibility' On Climate Change

The young Swedish activist led a protest at the White House on Friday. But she wasn't looking to go inside. "I don't want to meet with people who don't accept the science," she says.

Greta Thunberg To U.S.: 'You Have A Moral Responsibility' On Climate Change

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The main gate at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The inmate population there once stood at nearly 700 but has since dwindled to 40. Sylvie Lanteaume/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Rules Out Sending Captured ISIS Fighters To Guantánamo Bay

Few foreign ISIS fighters captured in Syria and Iraq have been repatriated. Unless European allies accept nationals who are ISIS prisoners of war, Trump said, "we're releasing them at the border."

At StoryCorps in Baltimore last month, retired Col. Denise Baken (center) told her children, Christian Yingling and Richard Yingling, about the discrimination she faced as a black woman in the Army. Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps hide caption

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For A Black Woman In The Military, Harassment Was Its Own Battle

At StoryCorps, retired Col. Denise Baken says the challenges she faced as both a woman and an African American in the Army weighed her down over time, mentally and physically.

For A Black Woman In The Military, Harassment Was Its Own Battle

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In 2018, Twitter released an archive of thousands of accounts that the platform determined were involved in potentially state-backed information campaigns. Since then, it has continued to make announcements of its efforts to remove accounts spreading disinformation. Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter Removes Thousands Of Accounts For Manipulating Their Platform

Many accounts Twitter has suspended or removed have been added to a growing archive of tweets identified as part of "state-backed information operations."

Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie poses at a community space where women cook and sell meat. She started drag as an escape from oppression she felt at Stellenbosch University for being "black, Xhosa, poor, queer and effeminate." "It is through pageantry and performance that I became more inclined with my queerness and how boundless expression should be," she says. "Drag became the therapist I never had." Lee-Ann Olwage hide caption

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PHOTOS: Drag Queens In South Africa Embrace Their Queerness And Tradition

Even though they face discrimination, they proudly embrace their heritage in the way they dress.

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