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Soldiers from the 541st Sapper Company headed to the southern U.S. border prepare to board an air transport plane on Tuesday in Ft. Knox, Ky. Airman 1st Class Daniel Hernande/U.S. Department of Defense hide caption

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Trump's Criticisms Of NATO Not Apparent As It Holds Largest War Games Since Cold War

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People protest the arrival of President Trump as he visits the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Many Americans fear more violence in U.S. political life. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Another 'Civil War'? Pessimism About Political Violence Deepens In A Divided Nation

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Pallbearers carry the caskets of brothers Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54, on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, Pa. The brothers were among 11 killed in the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue last Saturday. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Pittsburgh Shooting And Other Cases Point To Rise In Domestic Extremism

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The special counsel's office says it has referred an alleged scheme to make false claims against Robert Mueller to the FBI. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump suggested that he and his attorneys are on track to give written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller's questions about the Russian attack on the 2016 election. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Department Of Defense Shares Details Of Massive Troop Deployment To Border

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A border protection officer stands next to a recently upgraded section of fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, Calif., on Friday. The Pentagon says it will send 5,000 U.S. troops to the border. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Dangerous Is Divisive Political Rhetoric?

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Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in January. The House Intelligence Committee chairman is locked in a fierce re-election battle. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Devin Nunes' Re-Election Tests Whether All Politics Are Now National

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What's Next For Cesar Sayoc, Charged With Mailing Explosives

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a press conference about the apprehension of a suspect in the recent spate of mail bombings at the Department of Justice on October 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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