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Sen. Bernie Sanders has endorsed Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed who has described himself as the most progressive candidate in the race. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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The Democrats For Governor In Michigan Want You To Know Just How Progressive They Are

In Michigan, a state that went for President Trump in 2016, the Democrats for governor are trying to top one another as "the most progressive". Tuesday, voters get their say.

Gackenbach, whose duties included documenting the event with his camera, is the last surviving member of the Hiroshima mission. Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson/Airman Magazine hide caption

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Last Surviving Crew Member Has 'No Regrets' About Bombing Hiroshima

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Sen. Bernie Sanders has endorsed Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed who has described himself as the most progressive candidate in the race. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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The Democrats For Governor In Michigan Want You To Know Just How Progressive They Are

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According to one recent study, people who checked social media the most frequently had almost three times the risk of depression. Frederic Cirou/Getty Images/PhotoAlto hide caption

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Technology

#Blessed: Is Everyone Happier Than You On Social Media?

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#Blessed: Is Everyone Happier Than You On Social Media?

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A bystander watches as Chicago police investigates a street where multiple people were shot on Sunday in Chicago. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Officials Ask People To Speak Up After A Dozen Killed In Weekend Shooting

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Joshua Tree National Park lies about two hours south of Los Angeles. Samir S. Patel/Atlas Obscura hide caption

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Summer Road Trip With Atlas Obscura

Joshua Tree Provides Beacon For Artists And Seekers In The California Desert

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Joshua Tree Provides Beacon For Artists And Seekers In The California Desert

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