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Gabourey Sidibe's Message To The World: 'Mind Your Own Body'

"I am plus-size, I have dark skin and I am 100 percent beautiful," the actress says. Her new book, This Is Just My Face, is a collection of essays about body image and her rise to fame.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and celebrity chef Tom Colicchio discuss the farm bill as part of the Plate of the Union campaign on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Food Policy Act hide caption

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Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio: 'We Can End Hunger In This Country'

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Rob Quist, the Democrat who's running for an open U.S. House race in Montana, campaigns at the University of Montana on April 27, 2017. Quist is a political newcomer who's a well-known country singer in the state. Josh Burnham/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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A Singing Cowboy, A Millionaire And Rifles Dominate Montana Special Election

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Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says the tax cuts proposed by President Trump could boost the budget deficit. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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In His Post-Fed Life, Bernanke Talks Taxes, Trump And Partisan Perceptions

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Coal is piled up at the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Gallatin, Tenn. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Environmentalists, Coal Companies Rally Around Technology To Clean Up Coal

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Kurt Hinrichs and his wife Alice in 2015, less than a year after Kurt had a stroke. He recovered after doctors removed the clot that was blocking blood from flowing to part of his brain. Courtesy of Kurt Hinrichs hide caption

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A Lazarus Patient And The Limits Of A Lifesaving Stroke Procedure

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Members of the "Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition" displayed a giant effigy of then-candidate Donald Trump on May Day in Los Angeles last year. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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United Against Trump, May Day Protests Expected To Swell

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