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As head of the LGBT Liaison Unit, Sgt. Jessica Hawkins trains officers how to respond to crimes involving LGBT people and does community outreach. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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For D.C.'s LGBT Community, A Police Liaison Who Can Relate

Sgt. Jessica Hawkins was a cop for 20 years before she transitioned. Getting through that first day at work after she came out was hard — but it turned out to just be the start.

Michael Chertoff, former Whitewater Committee special counsel and homeland security secretary, says "chasing small peccadilloes" like Whitewater in the 1990s "is a luxury we only have in a world at peace." Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Once A Clinton Nemesis During Whitewater, Now A Clinton Supporter

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Trinh Thi Ngo, known to GIs as "Hanoi Hannah" during the Vietnam War, in 2015. Voice of Vietnam hide caption

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'Hanoi Hannah,' Whose Broadcasts Taunted And Entertained American GIs, Dies

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As head of the LGBT Liaison Unit, Sgt. Jessica Hawkins trains officers how to respond to crimes involving LGBT people and does community outreach. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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For D.C.'s LGBT Community, A Police Liaison Who Can Relate

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Attendees wear t-shirts in support of presidential candidates committing to Social Security for all generations during a town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Jan. 29. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Issues: Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump On Social Security And Medicare

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