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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was named a special adviser on cybersecurity by President-elect Donald Trump. This position is likely to benefit his business. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Unclear Role Of Trump's Special Advisers Has Some Concerned

President-elect Donald Trump has named some well known figures as special advisers. But it's still unclear as to what that title might mean and what extent of power these positions might hold.

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Alex Miller (left) and Ryan Leavis are both seniors at Virginia Tech. They are in the cadet corps and planning to join the military when they graduate. Alex voted for Hillary Clinton and Ryan for Donald Trump Ari Shaprio/NPR hide caption

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Friends And Fraternity Brothers, Two Va. Cadets Transcend Trump-Clinton Divide

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was named a special adviser on cybersecurity by President-elect Donald Trump. This position is likely to benefit his business. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Unclear Role Of Trump's Special Advisers Has Some Concerned

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Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary nominee for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, arrives Wednesday for his Senate confirmation hearing. Ross is warning America's trading partners to practice "fair trade" and cut state control over business if they want access to the world's biggest economy. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Democrat Wilbur Ross Makes Some Republicans Nervous At Confirmation Hearing

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Adam Eidinger (at right, in hat), a leader of DC Cannabis Coalition, and other volunteers roll marijuana joints they plan to hand out for free on Inauguration Day. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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From Glitter To Free Joints, Trump Protesters Plan To Get Their Message Out

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Simon Tam, a member of the band The Slants, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Lauren Russell/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Considers Trademark Battle Over Band Name

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'Always Home': Martial Arts Teacher Helps Rebuild Pride In Oklahoma Town

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Juan de la Rosa Diaz came to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 5. The 20-year-old is in his last semester as a political science major at Virginia Tech. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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DACA Student Under Trump: 'I Am Still Woven Into The Fabric Of This Country'

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James Earl Jones stars in August Wilson's Fences in 1985. Fences is one of several plays Wilson premiered at the Yale Repertory Theatre. William B. Carter/Courtesy of Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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Yale Repertory Marks 50 Years As A Theater Incubator

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