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Cory Booker Asked About Struggles With Black Voters: 'Let My Work Speak For Me'

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Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker is seen outside of Vonda's Kitchen in Newark, N.J. on Oct. 12, 2019, ahead of an NPR-moderated discussion with voters. A.J. Chavar for NPR hide caption

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Water is dropped on a large brush fire in the early morning hours Friday in Sylmar, Calif. At least 25 structures have been destroyed. David Swanson/AP hide caption

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3 Dead In Southern California Wildfires

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Michael Drejka is seen in a Clearwater, Fla., courtroom Thursday, where a judge sentenced him to 20 years for killing Markeis McGlockton. John Pendygraft/AP hide caption

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors Tuesday, in Saitama, near Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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This 1972 file image shows singer and actress Diahann Carroll. Carroll passed away Friday at her home in Los Angeles after a long bout with cancer. She was 84. Jean-Jacques Levy/AP hide caption

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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, center, and Paris police leader Didier Lallement, right, give a press conference outside the police headquarters in Paris. Kamil Zihnioglu/AP hide caption

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Dr. Joel Smithers was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Wednesday for illegal opioid prescriptions. Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority via AP hide caption

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A collapsed bridge is seen in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan. Tuesday. A towering bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan has collapsed sending an oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below. AP hide caption

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Julián Castro spoke with NPR on Monday about the House impeachment inquiry and why he says President Trump should be removed from office. Tsering Bista/NPR hide caption

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