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President Donald Trump departs after speaking at the White House's Opioid Summit Thursday. Trump delivered brief remarks at the conclusion of the summit aimed at addressing the opioid addiction problems in the U.S. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Gives Status Update On Opioid Emergency

The president made an unexpected appearance at Thursday's White House opioid summit. "It's a problem that's growing," he said of the drug epidemic that has struck the country.

President Trump speaks, watched by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on school and community safety at the White House on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Befuddled By Trump, Senate Will Not Vote On Gun Measures Next Week

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At a lonely checkpoint, an Israeli soldier (Itay Exlroad) dances with his weapon in Foxtrot. Giora Bejach/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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In 'Foxtrot,' Grief And Fate Come Together In A Brutal, Beautiful Dance

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Melanie White takes photos of North Atlantic right whales from NOAA's Twin Otter as the plane circles the whales near Savannah. Whale observers and researchers use the photos to identify the whales. Molly Samuel/WABE hide caption

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Researchers Haven't Found A Single Endangered Right Whale Calf Yet This Season

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President Donald Trump departs after speaking at the White House's Opioid Summit Thursday. Trump delivered brief remarks at the conclusion of the summit aimed at addressing the opioid addiction problems in the U.S. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Says Administration Working On 'Very Very Strong' Policies To Combat Opioids

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A worker cuts steel in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province. President Trump said Thursday that he plans to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Plan To Impose Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum Raises Trade War Fears

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Vikiana Petit-Homme, 16, led a meeting in Boston this week to recruit more students for the national student walk out planned for March 14. "We're just going to do what we have to," she says. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Students Get Mixed Messages On Whether Protesting Will Get Them In Trouble

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