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Boy Scouts Will Admit Transgender Boys

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Parents pick up their children at Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, Calif., in October 2016. The school is one of many in the San Diego suburb that has received an influx of Syrian refugees. Christine Armario/AP hide caption

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President Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on Jan. 21. He blamed the media for reports that he is feuding with the intelligence services, after comparing them to Nazi Germany. Olivier Doulier/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR And The Word 'Liar': Intent Is Key

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Immigrants In Country Illegally Worry About Sharing Of Personal Information

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Mexican environmentalist and indigenous leader Isidro Baldenegro Lopez was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2005. He was shot dead this week, less than a year after another winner of the award was slain in Honduras. Pablo Aneli/AP hide caption

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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a Jan. 11 news conference, in which he acknowledged that Russia hacked Democratic campaign communications. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd in Birmingham, Ala., in 1966. President Obama has designated an historic civil rights district in Birmingham as a national monument. JT/AP hide caption

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Cuban refugees float in heavy seas 60 miles south of Key West, Fla., in 1994. The Obama administration is ending a two-decades-old policy of allowing Cuban refugees to stay in the U.S. if they can make it to U.S. soil. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leaves federal court in Los Angeles, near the end of his December 2016 trial of charges of obstruction and conspiracy. A mis-trial was declared. Baca will be retried. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Former Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in June 2012. Holder, now in private practice, has signed on to represent the California Legislature as outside legal counsel. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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San Francisco Braces For Crackdown Over Immigration Policies

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