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Republicans often present a united front, but loyalty to former President Donald Trump, seen here with House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, and views about his future in the party are showing some divisions. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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President Biden walks to speak with reporters as he returns to the White House Friday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Democrats hope Biden's sales job can help their midterm chances

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Members of Citizens Against Inflation picket a Denver supermarket in 1974. They asked shoppers to sign petitions calling for a rollback of prices as one method of combating inflation. Bill Wunsch/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Although former President Donald Trump maintains a strong hold over his base, not all Republicans are making plans that do not depend on him. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean cast members (from left) Park Hae-soo, Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon in a scene from Squid Game. The series is a globally popular South Korea-produced Netflix show that depicts hundreds of financially distressed characters competing in deadly children's games for a chance to escape severe debt. Youngkyu Park/AP hide caption

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For cash-strapped South Koreans, the class conflict in 'Squid Game' is deadly serious

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A candlelight vigil is held for Halyna Hutchins at a California IATSE office. Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union have been pushing for better hours, citing safety concerns, after Hutchins was killed on set. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images hide caption

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Why making movie sets safer has been so slow, especially for crews behind the camera

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President Biden participates in a CNN town hall at the Baltimore Center Stage Pearlstone Theater, on Oct. 21. When asked whether the U.S. would protect Taiwan if China attacked, he said the U.S. has a "commitment" to do so. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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An artistic portrayal of the changing demographics of the United States. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell points to Iraqi airbases at a Pentagon briefing on Jan. 23, 1991. Powell became a household name during the first Gulf War. Greg Gibson/AP hide caption

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Sen. Joe McCarthy, R-Wis., testifies during hearings in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 1954. McCarthy stands before a map that charts alleged communist activity in the United States. Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to protest COVID-19 vaccination and mask mandates. The political divide on the issue is only deepening, as Republican leaders of other states take more steps to thwart mandates. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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United States Border Patrol agents on horseback try to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Río Grande near the Acuña Del Río International Bridge in Del Río, Texas on Sept. 19. PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Goran K. Hansson (C), Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and Nobel Economics Prize committee members Peter Fredriksson (L) and Eva Mork (R) give a press conference to announce the winners of the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. CLAUDIO BRESCIANI/TT NEWS AGENCY/AFP via Getty Ima hide caption

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