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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.

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Echo Roads Unwed Sailor

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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Mourner's Walk Kristoffer Wallin
You Have No Idea Brique a Braq

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

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Vanishing Point Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
Fearful Symmetries Prism Quartet
White Pine Esmerine
Chord Lukid

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

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