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Protesters in front of The Red Hen in Lexington, Va. on Tuesday, June 26. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant by its owner. Norm Shafer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Restaurant Staff, A Rare Chance To Protest The Trump Administration

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The portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung (left) and Kim Jong Il are displayed in Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. A succession of rulers have held talks with U.S. officials. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There aren't hard numbers on who is searching and how many, but many adoption agencies in the U.S. confirm that they've seen an uptick in international adoptees searching for their biological parents over the last decade or so. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Listen: Ashley Westerman Meets Her Birth Mother

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As Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen dined at a Mexican restaurant on Tuesday, 15 protesters chanted, "If kids don't eat in peace, you don't eat in peace!" Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A child rides in a stroller during a rally in El Paso, Texas Thursday to protest the Trump administration's family separations. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children's Cries Brought Down Walls Of Indifference

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S. President Trump during their summit on June 12 in Singapore. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Has Some Awfully Kind Words For Kim Jong Un

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Designer Kate Spade is pictured in April 2017 in New York City. Anthony Bourdain is pictured in April 2018 in New York City. Both died in the same week. Left: Andrew Toth/FilmMagic Right: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images hide caption

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When Suicide Is 'Buzzing Around'

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