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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down Monday, as did the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, as trade tensions between the U.S. and China increased. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Treasury Declares China A 'Currency Manipulator,' Escalating Trade War

The Trump administration made the declaration after Beijing allowed its currency to drop sharply. China's move triggered a sell-off on Wall Street.

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Banjo Bilawal Belgium
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Song for A Charlie Key
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Mystical Ningen
Waves Pointy Features, Ningen

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down Monday, as did the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, as trade tensions between the U.S. and China increased. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Treasury Declares China A 'Currency Manipulator,' Escalating Trade War

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The basic toilet kit that Mark Lloyd distributes to homeless camps in Seattle includes a tent, bucket, seat, cat litter, toilet paper and sanitizer. Gabriel Spitzer/KNKX hide caption

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Seattle Man's Toilet Kit For The Homeless Brings Privacy, Opens Doors

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Toni Morrison was the author of Beloved, Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Toni Morrison, Whose Soaring Novels Were Rooted In Black Lives, Dies At 88

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