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The federal government remains partially shut down in an impasse over President Trump's demand for border wall funding. Hundreds of thousands of government workers will be going without a paycheck, presenting financial challenges for many. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Financially Struggling Government Workers Are Caught Up In Shutdown

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An overwhelming majority of evangelical Christians continue to support President Trump, despite allegations of infidelity. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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For Evangelicals, A Year Of Reckoning On Sexual Sin And Support For Donald Trump

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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler, Jr. speaks at the school's convocation ceremony in 2013. Mohler, who has led the seminary for 25 years, commissioned a report on the role racism and support for slavery played in its origin and growth. Bruce Schreiner/AP hide caption

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Southern Baptist Seminary Confronts History Of Slaveholding And 'Deep Racism'

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Southern Baptist Seminary Reviews Its Legacy Of Racism

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Eleanor Roosevelt holds up a copy of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in December 1948. Fotosearch/Getty Images hide caption

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Boundlessly Idealistic, Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Is Still Resisted

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John Allen Chau, an American self-styled adventurer and Christian missionary, was killed and buried by a tribe of hunter-gatherers on a remote island in the Indian Ocean where he had gone to proselytize, according to local law enforcement officials. @johnachau via Reuters hide caption

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Killing Of American Missionary Ignites Debate Over How To Evangelize

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The Faithful Are Angry As Catholic Church Fails To Unite On Addressing Clergy Abuse

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Rev. William Barber spoke earlier this month at a get-out-the-vote rally at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C.. Tom Gjelten /NPR hide caption

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Preaching Gospel Of Love And Justice, William Barber Mobilizes Progressive Christians

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A visitor walks by a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting in Pittsburgh on Monday. Cathal McNaughton/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Shouldn't Be Shocked Anti-Semitism Persists: Conspiratorial Rhetoric Feeds It

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Matthew Shepard's family leaves with his remains after public ceremony at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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'You Are Safe Now': Matthew Shepard Laid To Rest At National Cathedral

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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl. The two met in 2015 during the pope's visit to Washington, D.C. Gary Cameron/Reuters hide caption

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Frustration Grows As N.C. Schools Are Slow To Reopen After Florence

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Many People Hit By Hurricane Florence Are Still Dependent On Charity Relief Groups

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