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The Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit group formed after the 2012 Connecticut shooting, is training students to spot warning signs in other would–be shooters and to anonymously report concerns through a mobile app. Courtesy Sandy Hook Promise hide caption

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'It's Preventable': Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats

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Every summer, downy mildew spreads from Florida northward, adapting to nearly every defense pickle growers have in their arsenals and destroying their crops. Bernd Settnik/Picture Alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Grammy-winning singer Nancy Wilson performs in 2003 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York during a concert titled "Nancy Wilson With Strings: Celebrating Four Decades of Music." Stuart Ramson/AP hide caption

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A statue of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi was installed on the University of Ghana campus in Accra, Ghana, in 2016. The statue has now been removed from its plinth. Christian Thompson/AP hide caption

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The deadline for signing up for individual health insurance coverage on HealthCare.gov ends Saturday, Dec. 15. Patrick Sison/AP hide caption

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ACA Sign-Ups Have Lagged For 2019. But What Does That Mean?

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., sponsored the resolution to withdraw U.S. military aid from the war in Yemen with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. He argues the move will garner international notice as the conflict continues. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Votes To End U.S. Support For War In Yemen, Rebuking Trump And Saudi Arabia

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This undated photo shows the death chamber at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson, Ga. Public support for the death penalty has declined sharply in the past two decades, according to polls. Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images hide caption

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Observers watch Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo take off for a suborbital test flight of the VSS Unity in Mojave, Calif. The company marked a major milestone Thursday as Unity made it to a peak height of more than 51 miles, meeting the Federal Aviation Administration's definition of spaceflight. Gene Blevins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina pleaded guilty to serving as an unregistered foreign agent. She had sought to build back-channel links to the Russian government with the Trump campaign. AP hide caption

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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty In Foreign Agent Case, Admits Clandestine Influence Scheme

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Scientist He Jiankui was criticized by colleagues after his claim to have created gene-edited babies became public. Three leading scientific organizations are calling for more controls. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani (left) and head rebel negotiator Mohammed Abdelsalam (right) shake hands under the eyes of U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, during peace talks Thursday at Johannesberg Castle in Rimbo, Sweden. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prabhu Ramamoorthy attacked a woman on an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit on Jan. 3. The 35-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Police officers stand near the place where Cherif Chekatt, the alleged gunman who had been a fugitive since allegedly killing three people at a popular Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, was shot dead by police on Thursday. Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children and workers are at a tent encampment in June near the Tornillo Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Almost 15,000 Migrant Children Now Held At Nearly Full Shelters

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The DPAA is starting by bringing out eight sets of remains every two weeks. The digging takes place early on Sundays, before many visitors arrive at the cemetery. Elyse Butler for NPR hide caption

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Major Project To Identify Long Nameless Korean War Dead Begins

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