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Harris County, Texas, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez during a 2017 news conference in Crosby, Texas. President Biden has nominated Gonzalez to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as part of an attempt to overhaul the agency. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Biden's Pick To Lead ICE Would Take Over An Agency In Turmoil

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez runs one of the nation's biggest jails in Houston. If confirmed by the Senate, he'll be tasked with overhauling ICE, an agency he's criticized for its aggressive tactics.

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Rinse Repeat Thrupence
Tha Crossroads Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Days of Our Livez Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Pastel DJ Ezasscul
Season Shift Niklas Paschburg
Little Orc Niklas Paschburg
Sleep On It Followed By Ghosts

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The Lower Bottom Playaz

Meet Oakland's First Poet Laureate: Dr. Ayodele 'WordSlanger' Nzinga

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Winter in Amerikkka WordSlanger
EU (Emotionally Unavailable) Nérija

An anonymous bidder won a pristine copy of a 1996 Nintendo Mario 64 for $1.56 million, according to Heritage Auctions. Heritage Auctions hide caption

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Mamma Mia! Super Mario 64 Is The First Video Game To Sell For More Than $1 Million

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Title Theme Koji Kondo
Super Mario 64 Main Theme Koji Kondo
The Lost Otto A. Totland
Anona Otto A. Totland
Chirizakura Geoffrey Keezer

Harris County, Texas, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez during a 2017 news conference in Crosby, Texas. President Biden has nominated Gonzalez to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as part of an attempt to overhaul the agency. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Biden's Pick To Lead ICE Would Take Over An Agency In Turmoil

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River Song Triosence
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Oops! I Did It Again The Piano Tribute Players
Hey Ya Booker T. Jones

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The Journalist Iran Allegedly Sought To Kidnap Says She Would Have Been Killed

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U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, who has helped the U.S. through other crises like the Zika outbreak, is now taking on health misinformation around COVID-19, which he says continues to jeopardize the country's efforts to beat back the virus. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Surgeon General Is Calling COVID-19 Misinformation An 'Urgent Threat'

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A memorial contains personal items of some of the missing from the collapsed Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Fla. Saul Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Baseballs, Rings, Wine Bottles: How Crews Handle Property Found At Fla. Collapse Site

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