Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo

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Canopy Growth Corp., the parent company of Corona beer and other alcoholic drinks, is expanding its partnership with a Canadian pot producer, betting on the continued growth in the medical and recreational cannabis markets. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, pictured in 2008, has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from deporting immigrants under new rules that largely bar asylum in domestic and gang violence cases. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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The single dog tag in the 55 boxes of human remains turned over to the U.S. by North Korea last week was still readable. It was presented to Master Sgt. Charles Hobert McDaniel's two sons at a ceremony on Wednesday. Jay Price /Member station WUNC hide caption

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A rural New Mexico compound that was searched for a missing child. Officials announced they found the body of a young boy at the compound on Monday, but have not determined his identity. Taos County Sheriff/AP hide caption

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Tetsuo Yukioka, managing director of Tokyo Medical University, speaks during a press conference Tuesday, Aug. 7 in Tokyo. The school confirmed that it systematically altered entrance exam scores for years to keep out female applicants and ensure more men became doctors. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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President Trump in January 2018. On Friday, a federal judge ruled the administration has not provided adequate justification for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo announced the end of the department's investigation of the October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas on Friday. Lombardo told reporters that officials could not determine a "definitive motive" that prompted the massacre. John Locher/AP hide caption

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President Trump, pictured in July 2017. Four cities are suing Trump and his administration for allegedly undermining the Affordable Care Act in violation of the Constitution. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In this June 13 photo, a residence in the Figueroa neighborhood stands destroyed nine months after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Wednesday a federal judge extended a temporary housing program for territory residents whose homes were destroyed. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., left, and Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., display a photo of a plastic gun Tuesday, as they call for President Trump to reverse an administration decision to allow a Texas company to make blueprints for a 3D-printed gun available online. Trump announced over Twitter that he is "looking into" the sale of 3D plastic guns to the public. Matthew Daly/AP hide caption

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Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, pictured in 2017, is leading a multistate lawsuit to prevent 3D-printer gun plans from being published online. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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CBS CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves arrives arrives at a promotional boxing aprty in August 2017. The 68-year-old has been accused by six women of sexual assault and harassment. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime hide caption

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An amphibious boat is seen at Ride The Ducks on July 20, in Branson, Mo. On Friday, the National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report of video captured in the minutes leading up to the deadly accident. Michael Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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Women and children walk to a bus in McAllen, Texas. People released from immigration detention centers are often dropped off at the McAllen bus station nearby. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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British counterterrorism detectives said a "small bottle" is the source of the Novichok that poisoned a couple in Amesbury, England. Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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