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'A Song For Any Struggle': Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down' Is An Anthem Of Resolve

Petty's song has been used by striking workers in defiance, by political candidates to show grit, on national stages in the aftermath of tragedy. We asked what "I Won't Back Down" means to you.

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Hurricane Florence flooded Nichols, S.C., in September 2018. It was the second catastrophic flood in the region in less than two years. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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When '1-In-100-Year' Floods Happen Often, What Should You Call Them?

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She Won't Go Away Faye Webster
Year of the Cat Al Stewart
The Rocket III Martin Tingvall
Walking By Your Side Manu Katché
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Buprenorphine, better known by the brand name Suboxone, helps people with opioid addiction stay in recovery. But it is prescribed far more often to white drug users than to blacks. Craig F. Walker/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Opioid Addiction Drug Going Mostly To Whites, Even As Black Death Rate Rises

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13 Beaches Lana Del Rey

The Poway Chabad Synagogue in Poway, Ca., was attacked last month when a gunman fired at Passover worshippers. The FBI says it is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism. Denis Poroy/AP hide caption

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FBI Is Investigating 850 Cases Of Potential Domestic Terrorism

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Isabelle Carnell-Holdaway (left), now 17, with her mother Joanne Carnell-Holdaway. Isabelle has a dangerous infection that is being treated with a cocktail of genetically modified viruses. Courtesy of Jo Holdaway hide caption

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Genetically Modified Viruses Help Save A Patient With A 'Superbug' Infection

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'A Song For Any Struggle': Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down' Is An Anthem Of Resolve

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I Won't Back Down Tom Petty
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Donald Trump Jr. greets supporters of President Trump before he speaks at a Make America Great Again rally last month in Green Bay, Wis. The Senate intelligence committee has issued a subpoena for him to testify. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoena For Donald Trump Jr. To Testify Again

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