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U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared in July that the Justice Department intended to resume carrying out the death penalty — though those plans are on hold after a federal court decision Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A lawsuit by 17 McDonald's workers accuses the fast-food chain of "undermining safety" with late-night work, store design changes and inadequate training. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Shamim Banno, 55, walks up the Harchi Valley after she finished milking her cow. Farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands enjoyed a close relationship with their glacier that snakes between two mountain peaks. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is weighing a 2020 presidential run. He'd join two other wealthy, self-funding Democrats in the primary: John Delaney and Tom Steyer. Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption

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David Holmes, a career diplomat and the political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, is scheduled to give public testimony as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump on Thursday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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A Diplomat With A History Of Voicing Concerns Set To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry

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Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, departs for a short break while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Road signs indicate the many ways to get to Canada from the center of Derby Line, Vt. The number of illegal crossers is on the rise. Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist for NPR hide caption

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U.S.-Canada Border Community's Culture Changes As Security Tightens

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Enrollment help was plentiful for insurance sign-ups in the early years of the Affordable Care Act, such as at this clinic in Bear, Del., in 2014. Though the Trump administration has since slashed the outreach budget, about 930,000 people have signed up for ACA health plans so far this year. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Former United Auto Workers President Gary Jones speaks during the opening of contract talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Auburn Hills, Mich., in July 2019. Jones resigned Wednesday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Director Rhonda Lahm has signed an agreement with the U.S. Census Bureau to share the state's driver's license records. The bureau is planning to use the records as part of an effort to produce data about the citizenship status of every person living in the U.S. Anna Gronewold/AP hide caption

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Khazaal Salih mourns his son, Abbas Salih, a medic who was shot and killed while he was treating a wounded protester in Baghdad. "By God, my son did nothing wrong," says Salih. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'He Helped Save People And You Killed Him': Iraqi Dad Mourns Son Killed In Protests

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Mourners lament the deaths of young men at a funeral in El Alto, Bolivia, on Wednesday. The men were shot outside a major fuel plant in an operation by Bolivian security forces to clear a blockade that has caused fuel shortages in La Paz. Gaston Brito Miserocchi/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Prince Andrew announced Wednesday that he is stepping back from his public duties amid renewed scrutiny of his ties to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who took his own life in a Manhattan jail cell this summer. David Parker/AP hide caption

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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz has failed to form a new government by the deadline, dashing his hopes of toppling longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pushing Israel closer to an unprecedented third election in less than a year. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria, as seen in 2012. Austrian officials said Wednesday the building will be renovated and turned into a police station. Kerstin Joensson/AP hide caption

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