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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg waves aboard the catamaran La Vagabonde as she sets sail for Europe from Hampton, Va., on Wednesday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro trudges through high water in St. Mark's Square on Wednesday, the result of an exceptionally high tide in the scenic Italian city. Manuel Silvestri/Reuters hide caption

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Spain's interim Prime Minister and Socialist Party leader Pedro Sánchez meets supporters, following the general election in Madrid on Sunday. The party won the most seats in Congress, but not a clear majority. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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Liliana Segre waves at the end of a meeting with students in Milan, Italy, in 2018. For decades, Segre, 89, was reluctant to discuss her time in the Auschwitz concentration camp. But in the 1990s, she began speaking to schoolchildren throughout Italy about the Holocaust. Luca Bruno/AP hide caption

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Italian Holocaust Survivor Faces Threats After Calling For Investigation Into Hate

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., depart a press conference at the Capitol on Oct. 2. The impeachment inquiry enters a new phase this week with the start of public hearings. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Berlin Wall went up almost overnight in 1961; in November 1989, it began to crumble. Ullstein Bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 30 Years After The Berlin Wall

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A top White House attorney placed records about President Trump's now-famous Ukraine call in a system few could access, according to Alexander Vindman, seen arriving to review his testimony in the impeachment inquiry. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Essex authorities examine the truck that was found to contain 39 dead migrants. Police said Thursday the victims have been identified as Vietnamese nationals. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Flight picketing in front of the Munich Airport Thursday, some holding signs with slogans that read "Change is in the air???" Lufthansa has cancelled a total of 1300 flights due to the announced 48-hour strike by flight attendants. Matthias Balk/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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A child plays near communist-era apartment blocks in Hoyerswerda, Germany. After the collapse of the communist East German government that had redeveloped the area into an industrial hub, factories shut down and coal production declined. The population has sunk below 33,000 — about half its size before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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In German Coal Country, This Former Socialist Model City Has Shrunk In Half

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When U.K. Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly opted not to appear on Kay Burley's morning news program, Burley turned her barrage of questions to the chair where Cleverly wasn't. Screenshot by NPR via Twitter hide caption

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Michael McKinley (right), the former top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, talked behind closed doors with House investigators about the Ukraine affair and why he resigned from his post. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Norwegian Pvt. Ivan Sjoetun sits in the border post where Russian land can be seen out the window. The post is in the far northeast corner of Norway and offers a commanding view of this starkly beautiful area some 250 miles above the Arctic Circle. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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