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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the Senate floor on Monday after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. The House followed suit, and the government is expected to reopen on Tuesday.
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Vice President Pence addressed the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on Monday. He said a new U.S. Embassy would open in the city by the end of next year.
Vice President Pence (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on Monday. The visit, initially scheduled for December before being postponed, is the final leg of a trip that has included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a U.S. military facility near the Syrian border.
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Larry Nassar appears in court last Wednesday in Lansing, Mich., to listen to victim impact statements during his sentencing hearing. He is accused of molesting more than 100 girls while he was a physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.
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At the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, NPR's Nina Totenberg talks to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On stage with them is Robert Redford, founder of the festival.
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Current and former FBI officials worry damage to the Bureau's reputation might make witnesses or others hesitate when dealing with special agents in the field.
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Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrives at Copenhagen Airport in Denmark on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. On the same day, his name was put forth to return as Catalonia's president.
Glenn Simpson, former Wall Street Journal journalist and co-founder of the research firm Fusion GPS, during his arrival for a scheduled appearance before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14, 2017.
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Diane Askwyth leads cheers as protestors make their way to Sam Boyd Stadium for the Women's March "Power to the Polls" voter registration tour launch on January 21, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Saturday, arguing that the shutdown is mainly President Trump's fault. Republicans say Democrats manufactured the crisis over immigration.
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Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) and his family prepare to cut the ribbon at the new Trump International Hotel on October 26, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
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