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Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, arrives for testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill Nov. 20, 2019
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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.
Simon Cheng, pictured in this poster, went missing on Aug. 9 after visiting the mainland China city of Shenzhen. The Hong Kong citizen and former staff member at the U.K. consulate says he was tortured while being held by Chinese police.
Sandra King Young runs Medicaid in American Samoa, a U.S. territory that faces dramatic funding cuts to islanders' health care unless Congress acts. "This is the United States' shame in the islands," she says.
Federal prosecutors say former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh used her series of self-published Healthy Holly children's books to enrich herself, boost her political career and evade taxes.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Ben Carson, second from right, with Union Rescue Mission CEO, Andy Bales, far right, stand next to a temporary fabric structure meant to house homeless individuals, as he tours the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.
The debate stage is prepared for Wednesday's Democratic presidential primary debate, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.
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Two correctional officers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's cell were charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with making false records and conspiracy.
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Daniela Ligiero is CEO of Together for Girls, an organization that works to prevent violence against children. She was sexually abused as a child but kept silent until a made-for-TV movie gave her the courage to speak out.
As part of a clinical trial to treat sickle cell disease, Victoria Gray (center) has vials of blood drawn by nurses Bonnie Carroll (left) and Kayla Jordan at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Bruce Bagley's expertise on U.S. counternarcotics efforts and corruption was often sought after by the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice and members of Congress.
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