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Venezuelan National Assembly President Julio Borges rips up a Supreme Court ruling allowing magistrates to take over congressional duties, during a news conference at the National Assembly in Caracas on Thursday. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) walks to the House floor on Capitol Hill on Friday. Nunes has been challenged by his colleagues about over how he acquired and handled classified information that he didn't share with the rest of the committee. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Immigrants Fear Data Collected Under DACA Could Give Government Deportation Power

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers escort a man who was arrested in a New York City apartment building. New York is a city that won't detain noncitizens on behalf of the federal government. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators gathered near the White House on March 11 to protest President Trump's travel ban on six Muslim countries. Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Travel Ban Blocked Nationwide By Federal Judges In Hawaii, Maryland

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The CAFE standards that set fuel efficiency marks for the auto industry will be reopened for review, the Trump administration says. Here, vehicles refuel at a roadside gas station in New Mexico. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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EPA Reopens U.S. Rules Setting Vehicle Efficiency Standards For 2025

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Artwork and signatures cover a fence around the Pulse nightclub, scene of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Noor Salman, widow of gunman Omar Mateen, is accused of aiding her husband's attack. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions before making a statement Monday on issues related to visas and travel at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rush Begins For Contractors Who Want In On Border Wall Construction

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Frank Gehrke (right), California's chief snow surveyor checks the weight of the snowpack on a scale. Scientists say the snowpack is 185 percent of average, which is welcome news after the state's long drought. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Investigators work at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following a mass shooting in June 2016. A California judge has ruled that Noor Salman, the widow of the gunman, Omar Mateen, can be released pending her trial on charges of aiding her husband's attack. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Customs and Border Protection agents stand at the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Friday, Feb. 10. One memorandum issued by the Department of Homeland Security says the government will hire new ICE officers and Border Patrol agents, but it doesn't mention hiring more immigration judges. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Overwhelmed Courts Could Limit Impact Of Adding Immigration Officers

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