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A Texas Sheriff prohibited his deputies from off-duty work at the newly constructed child-holding facility at the Tornillo Port of Entry where minors crossing the border without proper papers have been housed after being separated from adults. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's former president Vicente Fox, shown speaking at a news conference during the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in 2013, announced on Monday he is joining High Times' board of directors. Mario Armas/AP hide caption

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The former head of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny, invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions during a Senate hearing on Tuesday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Catherine Healy, a former sex worker turned advocate is being made a dame by Queen Elizabeth II, for work championing the rights of those in the sex trade. Courtesy of Catherine Healy hide caption

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On Wednesday the South Carolina Education Lottery announced it will not be delivering more than $30 million in prizes to players with winning tickets printed as a result of a computer glitch. Fitria Ramli / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Eric Greitens, pictured earlier this month, announced his resignation Tuesday as governor of Missouri. The Republican, who is facing an extramarital affair scandal and allegations of campaign finance violations, will step down effective Friday. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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