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Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year

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Trump Continues To Focus On The Russia Investigation

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In 2014, Erica Garner led a protest march in New York City after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer involved in the death of her father, Eric Garner. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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What Congress Accomplished And Didn't Accomplish In 2017

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Syria Says U.S. Forces Should Leave As Contractors, Diplomats Prepare To Arrive

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President Trump Criticizes USPS-Amazon Relationship On Twitter

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A Look At The First Year Of Trump's Presidency

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accompanied by Pat Robertson after speaking at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., in February 2016. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Trump Scorns Mainstream News, But Not The Christian Broadcasting Network

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The Big Political Stories Of 2018

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News Brief: NYC Fire Kills At Least 12, Doug Jones Certified As Winner In Alabama

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Will Gersch teaches a class as part of a Colorado Kaiser Permanente pain management clinic. John Daley / Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Pain Management Program Offers An Alternative To Opioids

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