Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo

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Larry Nassar wipes a tear as he listens to a young woman deliver a victim impact statement at his sentencing hearing on Wednesday. Nassar has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven girls but the judge is allowing more than 100 of his accusers to speak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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On Wednesday Walmart began distributing a new solution to help customers dispose of leftover opioid prescriptions. But CDC says, just flush them down the toilet. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Nassar listens to victim impact statements prior to being sentenced after being accused of molesting more than 140 women and girls while he was a physician for Team USA and Michigan State University. Nassar has pleaded guilty in Ingham County, Mich., to sexually assaulting seven girls, but the judge is allowing all of his accusers to speak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Previous presidents have marked the holiday doing volunteer work. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed the topic of a nuclear strike preparedness session, opting to focus on a widespread flu outbreak. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Newly released court documents suggest the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, acted quickly after the Oct. 1 shooting to conceal her relationship with Paddock. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon's airport on the Black Sea coast on Jan. 14. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cal Fire search and rescue crew treads through mud near homes damaged by storms in Montecito, Calif., on Friday. Residents received advanced warnings of possible mudslides after recent wildfires had stripped hillsides of vegetation that normally holds soil in place, but unexpected heavy rains compounded the perilous conditions. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Mexican journalist Javier Valdez lies on the street after he was shot dead in Sinaloa, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. The U.S. State Department is telling Americans to completely avoid five Mexican states because of rising crime and violence. FERNANDO BRITO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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