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Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., walks up the House steps of the Capitol for the final votes before the Memorial Day recess on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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Who Is Justin Amash And Why Is He Willing To Go Against His Own Party?

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The Michigan Congressman is the only Republican to call for impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Many who know Amash say they're not surprised at his stance, even if it costs him his seat.

Scientists exhumed 10 wooden braziers from eight tombs at the ancient Jirzankal Cemetery in what is now western China. Many of the braziers held stones that were apparently heated and used to burn cannabis plants. Xinhua Wu/Science Advances hide caption

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Pass The Brazier: Early Evidence Of Cannabis Smoking Found On Chinese Artifacts

Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls exhumed from ancient tombs in western China.

Demonstrators rally outside the Supreme Court in April as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to 2020 census forms. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question

A Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with Thomas Hofeller, who plaintiffs in census lawsuits argue drove the Trump administration's push for the question.

Kenyan army soldiers ride in a vehicle at their base in 2012. On Saturday, authorities in Kenya blamed Somali militant group al-Shabab for a blast that reportedly left 10 police officers dead. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Kenya Police Blame Al-Shabab For Blast Near Somalia That Left Officers Dead

At least 10 officers were reportedly killed in the explosion Saturday morning local time. The officers were said to be pursuing extremists who had kidnapped police reservists.

Drake reacts in the first half during Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. The rapper dropped new music in celebration of the Raptors championship win. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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Drake Celebrates Toronto Raptors NBA Championship With 'The Best In The World Pack'

The Toronto rapper celebrates as if he was the one sweating on the court. "I wish that I was playing in a sport where we were getting rings / I wouldn't have space on either hand for anything."

India teammates celebrate after winning the Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia at the Oval in London on June 9. The team will face Pakistan this Sunday. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match

India and Pakistan went to the brink of war in February. But Sunday's match "should create love and affection," says a Pakistani fan. "We should compete, but compete for the betterment of society."

In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match

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A photo demonstrates safety features in a Volvo XC40. Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features can also make repairs more expensive, boosting car insurance premiums. Volvo Car Group hide caption

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Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance ... Yet

Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features also make repairs more expensive. The result? Premiums can go up for cars that are less likely to crash.

Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance ... Yet

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Fred Bass, who passed away in 2018, and his daughter Nancy Bass Wyden sort used books at the Strand Bookstore on Feb. 21, 2007. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

Nancy Bass Wyden, the Strand's owner, is protesting New York City's decision to preserve the bookstore as a historic city landmark. She thinks the move will hurt, not help her business.

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

In Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, oil bunkering — the practice of siphoning oil from pipelines — has transformed parts of the once-thriving delta ecosystem into an ecological dead zone, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto hide caption

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

Some scientists say we've entered a new geological epoch — the anthropocene era — defined by the human impact on the global landscape. Three artists traveled to 22 countries to see what we've wrought.

Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

In Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, oil bunkering — the practice of siphoning oil from pipelines — has transformed parts of the once-thriving delta ecosystem into an ecological dead zone, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto hide caption

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Photos Of The Anthropocene Era: How Humans Have Changed The Earth

Some scientists say we've entered a new geological epoch — the anthropocene era — defined by the human impact on the global landscape. Three artists traveled to 22 countries to see what we've wrought.

The WHO says the current Ebola outbreak is an emergency in the D.R.C. and nearby region — but not on the international level. Here, people arriving from Congo wash their hands with chlorinated water to prevent the spread of infection at the Mpondwe border crossing with Congo, in western Uganda Friday. Ronald Kabuubi/AP hide caption

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WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Is Not An International Public Health Emergency

The agency says that while the outbreak is taking a heavy toll, there is still a low threat that it will spread beyond its current region.

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A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History

Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Mayor Pete Buttigieg will all be on the debate stage together on June 27. Scott Eisen; Kimberly White; Mark Makela; Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Debate Lineup: Sanders And Biden To Face Off

The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.

Isma is a musician from Equatorial Guinea and moved with his wife to Washington, D.C., where they had a son named Matteo. It wasn't easy for Isma to move to a new country, learn a new language and be a new dad all at the same time. Dirk Anschütz hide caption

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Tracing The Expanding Definition Of Fatherhood

After his son's birth, Dirk Anschütz photographed fathers and sons for six years. "There's a lot of change going on right now regarding what fatherhood means, what masculinity means," he says.

Fecal transplantation is an experimental procedure to treat intestinal conditions, including recurrent, antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile infection. But if the donor stool is not properly screened, it can spread other illnesses. SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Science Source hide caption

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Be Careful Of Fecal Transplants, Warns FDA, After Patient Death

The FDA has strengthened oversight of experimental fecal transplants after a patient died of an infection. The donor's stool contained disease-causing pathogens, but was not tested before use.

U.S. forward Alex Morgan shoots and scores while defended by Thailand's Natthakarn Chinwong on Tuesday in Reims, France, in the group stage of the Women's World Cup. Michael Chow/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters hide caption

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Women's World Cup: First Week Brings Big Wins, Gorgeous Goals — And Some Controversy

A U.S. squad that just might be the best ever is already making history. Italy is doing better than expected, while Brazil and Australia have had rockier paths.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., pauses as the House Oversight and Reform Committee votes on June 12 to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over subpoenaed documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted

President Trump has claimed executive privilege over emails and memos that Democratic lawmakers say may reveal the real reason why the administration pushed for a census citizenship question.

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Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

Thompson stars in the new Men in Black: International, and she says she might never have thought of movie stardom if she hadn't seen Will Smith on television and in the original Men in Black films.

Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

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A coyote runs down the road in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. In 2018, a program of the Agriculture Department killed more than 68,000 coyotes in the U.S., including 5,600 just in Wyoming. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Killing Coyotes May Not Save As Much Livestock, Game As Once Thought

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Government agencies kill more than 68,000 coyotes a year, but scientists say tracking the predators might be a better solution.

Killing Coyotes Is Not As Effective As Once Thought, Researchers Say

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Walmart is among the more than 600 companies and trade associations that signed a letter warning the president of the broader impacts of his proposed tariffs. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

More than 600 companies — such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap — and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the U.S. economy.

California's new marijuana laws clearly state that cannabis is not illegal to possess in prison, an appeals court rules, in a new legal wrinkle to marijuana's changing status. Here, cannabis is seen for sale at a West Hollywood store. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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Possessing Marijuana In Prison 'Is Not A Felony,' California Court Says

A three-judge panel ruled that because it's legal to have small amounts of pot in California, the same is true inside prison. They also say it's still illegal to smoke or ingest cannabis in prison.

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Mechanical Sex: The Relationship Between Intercourse And Intimacy

As a society, we talk about sex more openly today than ever before. But so much still goes unsaid. This week on the Hidden Brain radio show, complicated stories of intimacy and attraction.

Mechanical Sex: The Relationship Between Intercourse And Intimacy

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A picture obtained from Iranian News Agency ISNA on Thursday shows fire and smoke billowing from Norwegian-owned Front Altair tanker said to have been attacked in the waters of the Gulf of Oman. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Attacked Tankers In Gulf Of Oman

Pointing to a U.S. military video, Trump maintained: "Iran did do it." Meanwhile, the president of the Japanese company operating one of the tankers says he doesn't believe a mine or torpedo was used.

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