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Members of three German parties at the signing of a coalition agreement are (from left) Social Democrats Norbert Walter-Borjan, Saskia Esken and new Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Free Democrat Christian Lindner, and the Green party's Robert Habeck and Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday in Berlin. Carsten Koall/Getty Images hide caption

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What you need to know about Germany's new chancellor and coalition government

Social Democratic politician Olaf Scholz takes over from center-right Angela Merkel as chancellor to lead a coalition of three different parties in government.

Members of three German parties at the signing of a coalition agreement are (from left) Social Democrats Norbert Walter-Borjan, Saskia Esken and new Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Free Democrat Christian Lindner, and the Green party's Robert Habeck and Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday in Berlin. Carsten Koall/Getty Images hide caption

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What you need to know about Germany's new chancellor and coalition government

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New Orleans Saints defensive end Glenn Foster Jr. greets fans before an NFL preseason game against Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Foster died on Monday while in police custody. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Ex-New Orleans Saints player Glenn Foster Jr. dies in police custody

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The Supreme Court's conservative majority has been shrinking the Constitution's wall of separation between church and state, particularly in cases dealing with religious schools. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court weighs mandating public funds for religious schools in Maine

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Saule Omarova addresses the Senate Banking Committee during her nomination hearing on Nov. 18 to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Omarova withdrew her nomination on Tuesday after facing opposition from Republicans and some moderate Democrats. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden's pick to become a key banking regulator withdraws after ugly nomination fight

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