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Morning dew glistens on a tobacco leaf in a field outside Rolesville, N.C. Despite a worldwide decline in production, tobacco remains North Carolina's most valuable crop. Allen Breed/AP hide caption

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Jimmy Miller is one of thousands of children born out of relationships between American servicemen and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War. Courtesy Jimmy Miller hide caption

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One Man's Mission To Bring Home 'Amerasians' Born During Vietnam War

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Suffolk County police say Martin Astrof nearly backed over a campaign worker after saying he wanted to kill supporters of President Trump and U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin, both Republicans. Suffolk County Police Department via AP hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters following two days of meetings with a North Korean senior ruling party official, before departing Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday. Pompeo did not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Unite Here, a labor union that represents workers in the hospitality industry, estimates that the majority of their members who are housekeepers have faced sexual harassment on the job. Imagezoo/Getty Images/Imagezoo hide caption

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An arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. A new report finds a link between workforce participation and the prescription rate of opioids in the U.S. Patrick Sison/AP hide caption

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Residents search for victims of the Fuego volcano eruption in the ash-covered village of San Miguel Los Lotes, in Escuintla, about 20 miles southwest of Guatemala City, on Thursday. Johan Ordonez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Redwood Falls Gazette in Minnesota removed a death notice from its website last week after it sparked an outcry over what's fair to say about the deceased. Westend61/Getty Images hide caption

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Some 80 plastic bags extracted from within a whale are being laid out in Songkhla, Thailand, in this still image captured from video footage. Thailand's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources/Social Media/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS hide caption

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Thailand's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources/Social Media/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS

The health insurance company Anthem has introduced a policy discouraging patients from "avoidable" emergency room visits. Patients and doctors are pushing back against the program. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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