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The Federal Election Commission will be effectively prevented from doing much of its work at the end of August after it loses a quorum of its commissioners. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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As FEC Nears Shutdown, Priorities Such As Stopping Election Interference On Hold

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Straphangers wait for an L Train in New York City as it pulls into the First Avenue station. A bill under consideration might bar New York from replacing these cars with Chinese-made ones. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Congress Mulls Ban On Chinese Trains And Buses. Oh, Come On, Builder Says

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David Koch underwrote both old-fashioned charitable causes, such as the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, and the conservative movement, reshaping U.S. politics. Diane Bondareff/Invision for Koch Industries/AP hide caption

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David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics

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Security Concerns Prompt Congress To Move Toward Banning Chinese Railcars

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says a new rule allowing indefinite detention of migrant families with children will "improve the integrity of the immigration system." Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr, shown here in July, says there were "serious irregularities" at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein was found dead Saturday morning. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Smokey's look had changed by 1951; he gained a shovel and a stronger demeanor than his softer first appearance. The Ad Council hide caption

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Careful With Those Birthday Candles, Smokey: Beloved Bear Turns 75

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Former President Barack Obama tweeted Monday that Americans should reject language of "fear and hatred" from U.S. leaders. Above, he is pictured at a conference in Berlin in April. Jörg Carstensen/Picture Alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Takes Another Step To Try And Stop Robocalls

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