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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces his run for the 2020 presidency at A&R Solar on March 1 in Seattle. He says tackling climate change should be "Job 1" for the next president. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2020: Opening Arguments

Gov. Jay Inslee Says Washington State Is A 'Template For Success' For The U.S.

Inslee says the policies he's enacted in his state on the environment, the economy and health care are the same progressive actions he'd take if elected president.

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Caster Semenya of South Africa races to the line to win the Women's 800 meters during the IAAF Diamond League event at the Khalifa International Stadium on May 03, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. Semenya has appealed a ruling that requires her to reduce her testosterone levels by drugs or surgery. Francois Nel/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Am A Woman': Track Star Caster Semenya Continues Her Fight To Compete As Female

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces his run for the 2020 presidency at A&R Solar on March 1 in Seattle. He says tackling climate change should be "Job 1" for the next president. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Jay Inslee Says Washington State Is A 'Template For Success' For The U.S.

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Sapadilla Bay Toki Fuko
Oblation Toki Fuko
La basse et les shakers Domenique Dumont
Miserlou Dick Dale
Pipeline Dick Dale & Stevie Ray Vaughan

Caleel Harris plays Antron McCray in Ava DuVernay's Netflix miniseries, When They See Us. "He was a part of a gorgeous small family unit — his mother, his father and himself — living in Harlem," DuVernay says. "He had dreams of being a baseball player." Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix hide caption

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Ava DuVernay Hopes You Hear 'The Heartbeat Of The Boys' In Central Park 5

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Planet Viewing Clever Austin
Speckle Pt.2 Clever Austin
Dyrge Commodo
Leeroy Commodo

Construction is nearly complete in New Mexico on a section of border wall built with private funds raised by a nonprofit called We Build The Wall. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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Privately Funded Border Wall Near Completion In New Mexico

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Dr. William "Lynn" Weaver during a 2017 visit to StoryCorps in Fayetteville, N.C. StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps: Remembering Dr. William 'Lynn' Weaver

StoryCorps: Remembering Dr. William 'Lynn' Weaver

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A Day in Port-Royal Ending Satellites
We're From Near And Far Ending Satellites
From Rags to Riches The Blue Nile
Under the Sun Spellling
Bridge The Knife
Midnight in Peckham Chaos in the CBD
Orange Blank Chaos in the CBD
Friday I'm In Love Walt Ribeiro

A nurse administers the rotavirus vaccine, given during the first year of a baby's life. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It Looked As Though Millions Of Babies Would Miss Out On A Lifesaving Vaccine

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