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Republican Nevada state legislature candidate Dennis Hof, left, jokes with madam Sonja Bandolik at the Love Ranch brothel, owned by Hof, in Crystal, Nev. in April. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Meet Nevada's 'Trump Of Pahrump'

Brothel owner Dennis Hof is running for Nevada state legislature. He says President Trump broke the mold and made someone like him, an "anti-establishment" candidate, palatable to voters.

Meet Nevada's 'Trump Of Pahrump'

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Of parents who tell pollsters their teens have trouble sleeping, 23 percent say the kids are waking up at night worried about their social lives. A third are worried about school. All-night access to electronic devices only aggravates the problem, sleep scientists say. 3photo/Getty Images hide caption

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Teens Sleeping Too Much, Or Not Enough? Parents Can Help

Though teenagers need about nine hours of rest a night, most get only seven and are suffering. A new survey suggests their parents are struggling, too. Here's how to improve the quality of teen sleep.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says it found packages of cocaine with a street value of nearly $18 million inside a shipment of bananas. Russ Widstrand/Getty Images hide caption

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A Bunch Of Cocaine: Boxes Of Donated Bananas Contained $17.8 Million Worth Of Drugs

"Sometimes, life gives you lemons. Sometimes, it gives you bananas," says the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. "And sometimes, it gives you something you'd never expect!"

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said a proposed rule being submitted for public comment is designed to ensure that immigrants "are not likely to become burdens on American taxpayers." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Will Seek To Limit Green Cards For Immigrants Needing Public Aid

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new rule that would expand Trump administration efforts to restrict immigrants' access to welfare programs.

Pope Francis meets a group of faithful from China at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in April. The Vatican says it signed a "provisional agreement" with China on the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that for decades fueled tensions between the Holy See and Beijing. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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China And Vatican Sign Agreement On Appointment Of Bishops

The "provisional" deal — signed in Beijing by deputy foreign ministers on both sides — gives the Holy See a say in naming of bishops, and grants the pope veto power over candidates.

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California Launches New Effort To Fight Election Disinformation

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The state's new Office of Election Cybersecurity will focus on combating social media campaigns that try to confuse voters or discourage them from not casting ballots.

California Launches New Effort To Fight Election Disinformation

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Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke makes a point as Republican Sen. Ted Cruz listens Friday during a debate at McFarlin Auditorium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. O'Rourke is looking to unseat Cruz in November in what polls suggest has become a surprisingly close race. Tom Fox/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Surprisingly Close Texas Senate Race Sparks Testy Debate For Cruz, O'Rourke

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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O'Rourke sparred on immigration, health care, gun control and national anthem protests. The race could tilt the balance of power in the Senate in November.

A farmer in India piles millet in a field. Grains such as millet and sorghum pack a powerful nutritional punch, but they are overlooked for calorie-laden commodity crops such as wheat or maize. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Healthy Diets Protect The Planet? As The U.N. Meets, A Focus On Sustainability

As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.

This did not really happen. Cows' heads did not emerge from the bodies of people newly inoculated against smallpox. But fear of the vaccine was so widespread that it prompted British satirist James Gillray to create this spoof in 1802. Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University hide caption

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New Book: Vaccines Have Always Had Haters

That's one of the themes in the new book 'Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity.'

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One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.

One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

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Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

The young protagonist of Kate Atkinson's latest historical novel finds herself working for British intelligence during the war — and suddenly confronting that experience years later.

Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

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National Sawdust is aiming to be the kind of institution that can do what the Metropolitan Opera or the New York Philharmonic does for mainstream artists. Vicente Muñoz/National Sawdust hide caption

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Ex-Sawdust Factory Is Transformed Into A NYC Musical Venue

The non-profit located in Brooklyn functions as performance space, record label and artist incubator. Despite its small size, it has a foundation with a $450,000 fund to develop new work.

Ex-Sawdust Factory Is Transformed Into A NYC Musical Venue

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