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McConnell Says He Supports Mueller Investigation

The Senate GOP leader told NPR in an interview that nothing he heard in a secret briefing changed his mind about the integrity of the Russia and Justice Department probes. "I support both," he said.

A war of words has scuttled a June 12 summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seen during a news broadcast Wednesday in Seoul. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

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An artist's rendering of the Chicxulub impact crater on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula from an asteroid that slammed into the planet some 65 million years ago. SPL/Science Source hide caption

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Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Also Caused Abrupt Global Warming

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Everything Goes Poolside
Pangaea Visionaries

People crowd into a church in the town of Henganofi in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea for a meeting to end violence resulting from sorcery accusations. In the Eastern Highlands, the accusation of sorcery is a vigilante's rallying cry. Nationally, it's believed to be responsible for dozens of deaths every year. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Papua New Guinea's Sorcery Wars, A Peacemaker Takes On Her Toughest Case

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Bag of Bones Felix Laband
Amarrarme Mon Laferte, Juanes

President Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, arrives for a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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WH: Kelly, Attorney Flood Didn't Stay For Secret Portions of Russia Briefings

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Multiple women told CNN that actor Morgan Freeman had sexually harassed or behaved inappropriately toward them. The actor is seen here on Tuesday at the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York City. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior, CNN Reports

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Stolen Moments The Six Parts Seven
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Bouncers Oh No
Count Your Blessings Hint
GSBCB w/ Coco Bryce Grup Ses
Home Heems & Dev Hynes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told NPR that he continues to support the Mueller investigation and that nothing he heard in a secret briefing Thursday changes his mind. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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McConnell Says He Supports Mueller Investigation

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Floating Vibes Surfer Blood
The Groove Evil Needle

Johanna Humphrey, left, ended up with 24 boxes of crayons she didn't need. She gave them to teacher Laura Smith, right, through the Buy Nothing Project. It encourages people to share without money changing hands. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Facebook Project Wants You To 'Buy Nothing' And Ask For What You Need

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Generator 1st Floor Freelance Whales
Rubberneck Speedometer

A gray wolf in Jamtland County, Sweden. A wealthy landowner in Scotland is hoping to bring wolves from Sweden to the Scottish Highlands to thin the herd of red deer. Gunter Lenz/imageBROKER RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Landowner Aims To Bring Wolves Back To Scotland, Centuries After They Were Wiped Out

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Sad Nile Polyversal Souls
Latinos My Neighbour Is

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