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Donald Trump at an Oct. 2016 campaign rally in Johnstown, Pa. He won by cracking Democrats' "blue wall," as the first GOP presidential candidate to win Pennsylvania since 1988. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Year Later, The Shock Of Trump's Win Hasn't Totally Worn Off In Either Party

Republicans are firmly behind the president in public, but privately worry that he could hurt the GOP's future. Democrats have been consumed by infighting for most of the year.

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Chillaxing Evil Needle
Somewhere PDP

Yara Ramos is a veteran teacher from Camuy, Puerto Rico. She arrived in Orlando with her four children, still ambivalent about her career. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Interviews At The Airport: Teachers From Puerto Rico Find New Schools In Orlando

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Utah Jazz player Rodney Hood injured his ankle during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this year. Pain management in sports sometimes involves medications and their attendant risks. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigating Pain Management In Sports

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A Year Later, The Shock Of Trump's Win Hasn't Totally Worn Off In Either Party

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Integrity Kamasi Washington
Oh S---- It's X Thundercat
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined at left by Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, on Nov. 7 on Capitol Hill in Washington defends the GOP tax reform plan being crafted in the Ways and Means Committee. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Tax Plan Is Little Help To High-Tax States Like New Jersey

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Yin and Yang Uyama Hiroto
Posse Uyama Hiroto and Segawa Tatsuya

Brooke Ward, left front, Emily Garcia, left back, and Rhianna Garcia, right, with their grandmother Dalia Lookingbill. Courtesy of Dalia Lookingbill hide caption

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Texas Family Mourns 'Beautiful Daughter' Joann Ward And Her Two Kids

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A group gathered outside the Manhattan District Attorney's office on Oct. 13 protests the DA's decision not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein in connection with a 2015 incident involving a model. Andres Kudacki/AP hide caption

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Victims Of Sexual Harassment Speak Up, But Legal Fears Can Inhibit Them

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Until Tomorrow Soular Order
Coming Home Soular Order
Live Better Marcus D feat. Saigon & Choklate
Evolve IHF

Host Carrie Underwood, who panned the CMA's decision to avoid any mention of guns during Wednesday's award show, performed a hymn as the photos of all 58 victims from Las Vegas flashed on the screen. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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Country Music Association Awards Honor Las Vegas Shooting Victims

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To Learn Her Miranda Lambert
The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen Anna Laube
Cycles of 9 Mark Pritchard
Hope Machine Neil Cowley Trio
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Hurricane Harvey dropped record rainfall on Houston neighborhoods like this one, near Addicks Reservoir. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Scientists In Houston Tell A Story Of Concrete, Rain And Destruction

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