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Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla. (from left); Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill.; Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif.; Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., and other freshman members of the House of Representatives speak about the government shutdown in front of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
A Syrian woman carries an infant Thursday past the ruins of a restaurant in Manbij that was targeted by the Islamic State. Four Americans were killed in the attack.
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American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi sits in a studio in Tehran where she works for Iran's state television. She was arrested Sunday during a visit to the U.S., her family says. She is testifying behind closed doors to a grand jury in Washington, D.C., in an unspecified case, a U.S. judge said Friday.
Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, hugs TSA employee Miguel Pagarigan at the Sacramento International Airport Thursday. "Because of the shutdown and being furloughed ... I had to put a 'For Sale' sign on my house on Sunday," Pagarigan said.
Fishermen wait to help people going to Colombia across the Arauca River near San Fernando de Apure in Venezuela in February 2017. More than 1 million Venezuelans are estimated to be living in Colombia.
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Demonstrators affiliated with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association protested the federal shutdown at a Capitol Hill rally earlier this month in Washington, D.C.
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stands behind President Trump during a bill signing ceremony at the White House in 2018. Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau, approved adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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President Trump called for a beefing up of existing defenses, such as the Aegis ashore system pictured. In addition, he called for research into new advanced concepts.
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A security force member walks outside a shuttered restaurant Thursday in Manbij, Syria, the site of a suicide attack that killed more than a dozen people, including four Americans, a day earlier. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
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A curious harbor seal checks out diver Mike Weber as he and other divers pick up golf balls in the waters off the coast of Northern California. His daughter wrote a paper about all the golf balls found in the ocean from nearby golf courses.
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