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Protesters in Beirut waved the Palestinian flag Sunday in response to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The move marked a dramatic shift from decades of American foreign policy. ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Don Lowry's con unfolded very slowly over two decades. When it was finally exposed, some of the victims defended the people who had been fooling them. They preferred to believe the lie. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Radio Replay: Loving the Lie

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The U.N. has operated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for years. Thursday evening's attack was the bloodiest assault on peacekeeping forces in recent memory, according to a U.N. official. Giles Clarke/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. has been arming the Kurds through the umbrella group known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, but the aid has long been a thorn in U.S.-Turkey relations. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Zimbabwe's new interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives an address after his swearing-in ceremony in Harare on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Only Gov. Abbott, pictured here with Obama, opened the package. But because it was not opened as designed, the homemade device did not explode. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, says the transcript of a recorded phone call is evidence of a crime against him. In the call, The Washington Post says he threatened to report the woman he was involved with to the Capitol Police if lewd materials he sent her became public. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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By 1495, Christopher Columbus was in trouble. The riches he had imagined finding in Asia were not materializing in the New World, and the costs of his voyages were mounting. Sending indigenous people back to Europe as slaves became his solution. Heritage Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An American Secret: The Untold Story Of Native American Enslavement

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From left are Christopher Rodriguez, Esmeralda Rodriguez, Mona Rodriguez, Jayanthony Hernandez, 12, and Juanita Rodriguez participate in a candlelight vigil for the victims of a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday. Laura Skelding/AP hide caption

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to police in Brussels, following an international warrant for his arrest over Catalonia's attempt to secede from Spain. Getty Images hide caption

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Yuli Gurriel will be suspended for five games in the 2018 season, and will receive sensitivity training in the off-season. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama will report for jury duty in Cook County, Ill., in November. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Presidents: They're Just Like Us! Obama Summoned For Jury Duty

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