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President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speak during a meeting in New York on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Sitcom President And The Reality Show President

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Cokie Roberts makes a speech at the Buell Theatre in Denver. Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Cokie Roberts

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump listen to the national anthem during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon earlier this week. China News Service/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: President Trump Claims He Was At Ground Zero On Sept. 11. But Was He?

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A gas flare from the Shell Chemical LP petroleum refinery illuminates the sky on Aug. 21 in Norco, La. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Earth Has Survived Extinctions Before, It's Humans Who Are Fragile

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Frank Langfitt, now NPR's London correspondent, was inspired to offer his Shanghai ride service after working in the 1980s as a taxi driver in the U.S. Courtesy of Kuan Yang hide caption

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Chubbs, right, a golden retriever and his pal Louie, left, a French bulldog, greet their friend at a small dog park in Chevy Chase, Md. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Real Problem At A Beltway Dog Park? Hint: It's Not The Dogs

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Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay Z at Roc Nation's Manhattan headquarters on August 14, announcing a partnership between the sports league and the rapper's entertainment company. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation hide caption

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