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Along with his trusty puppet, Daniel Tiger, Fred Rogers explained a complex world to kids in terms they could understand. His goal, says filmmaker Morgan Neville, was to "allay fear and promote love." Focus Features hide caption

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Mister Rogers Talked Frankly With Kids About 'Grown-Up' Issues That Weren't

Filmmaker Morgan Neville says he gets asked one question more than any other: Was Fred Rogers as nice as he appeared on TV? Won't You Be My Neighbor? answers that question with an emphatic yes.

President Trump is greeted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the official welcome of a G-7 summit Friday in Quebec. The summit comes as the U.S. is clashing with Canada and other big trading partners over tariffs. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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As U.S. Flexes Its Muscles On Trade, Other Countries Are Beginning To Push Back

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President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G-7 summit in Canada on June 8. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation

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A residential building in Dandong, a city near China's northeast border with North Korea. Local authorities have tried to curb speculation in the property market. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Real Estate Jumps In Chinese City Bordering North Korea

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In a new NPR/Marist poll, 91 percent of American online shoppers said they "never" or "only rarely" return things they buy online. Frank Ramspott/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Shoppers Say They Rarely Return Purchases. Why?

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Along with his trusty puppet, Daniel Tiger, Fred Rogers explained a complex world to kids in terms they could understand. His goal, says filmmaker Morgan Neville, was to "allay fear and promote love." Focus Features hide caption

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Mister Rogers Talked Frankly With Kids About 'Grown-Up' Issues That Weren't

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