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With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders had a heated exchange over border security and wall funding in front of reporters. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders had a heated exchange over border security and wall funding in front of reporters.

Liturgy Trace Bundy
Urban Challenge Trace Bundy
Bittersweet baaskaT
Paper Tiger Spoon
Go With Me Shinamo Moki

Yemeni militiamen stand guard at the port in Mukalla, on the southern coast of Yemen. Many factions are involved in Yemen's civil war. The U.S. has supported Saudi Arabia, which has waged a bombing campaign against Houthi rebels. But the U.S. Congress is putting pressure on the Trump administration to end its support of a war that's widely seen as a stalemate and a humanitarian disaster. Jon Gambrell/AP hide caption

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Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen

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Sixth Trumpet From Monument to Masses
The First Five From Monument to Masses

American troops seized three Philippine church bells as war trophies over a century ago. Now the bells of Balangiga have returned. Ella Mage/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Returns Balangiga Church Bells To The Philippines After More Than A Century

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Ant/Man Johnny Alegre
Shadrach Brown Bird
Into the Light Marisa Anderson
Three-Two Clogs
I Used to Do Clogs
For Stormboy Rhiannon Bannenberg
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson
Home LCD Soundsystem

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In Fight With 'Chuck And Nancy,' Trump Says He'd Be 'Proud' To Shut Down Government

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Fall in Love - Instrumental Slum Village
Hold Tight Slum Village
Les chemins de l'amour ("Les chemins qui vont"), for voice & piano (or orchestra), FP 106
Plantas Falsas Bruxas

Maria Butina has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after she was charged with being an unregistered foreign agent. Her onetime mentor, Alexander Torshin (right), is reportedly retiring. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

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Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Reaches Plea Deal With Feds

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