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People protest the arrival of President Trump as he visits the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Many Americans fear more violence in U.S. political life. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Another 'Civil War'? Pessimism About Political Violence Deepens In A Divided Nation

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Pallbearers carry the caskets of brothers Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54, on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, Pa. The brothers were among 11 killed in the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue last Saturday. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Pittsburgh Shooting And Other Cases Point To Rise In Domestic Extremism

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People pay their respects at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh after a shooting there left 11 people dead. Many people see a connection between President Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric and hate crimes. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Migrant And Refugee Advocates Call On Trump To Tone Down Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

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Social worker Lauren Rainbow (right) meets a man illegally camped in the woods in Snohomish County. A new program in the county helps people with addiction, instead of arresting them. Leah Nash for Finding Fixes podcast hide caption

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A Rural Community Decided To Treat Its Opioid Problem Like A Natural Disaster

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A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. The 14-year-old was killed in Mississippi in 1955. The FBI has reopened the investigation into his lynching. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Brutal Lynching And A Possible Confession, Decades Later

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks Friday at a news conference about the apprehension of a suspect in the recent spate of suspicious packages. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Feds Charge Florida Man With Mailing Improvised Bombs To Trump Political Critics

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A drug specialist in the Mexican army shows crystal methamphetamine paste seized at a clandestine laboratory in Mexico's Baja California in August. Much of the meth sold in the U.S. today comes from Mexico, according to DEA officials. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Methamphetamine Roils Rural Towns Again Across The U.S.

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President Trump addresses the crowd during a rally in support of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Monday in Houston. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: President Trump's False Claims On Migrant Caravan, Tax Cuts

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Houses lie at the base of Colorado National Monument. The school district in Grand Junction knows it could take years to see whether their efforts towards suicide prevention have worked. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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How One Colorado Town Is Tackling Suicide Prevention — Starting With The Kids

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Some sixty "Opiod Overdose Kits" have been added defibrillator boxes in Bridgewater State University dorms and academic buildings like this one. Tovia Smith / NPR hide caption

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On College Campuses, Making Overdose Medication Readily Available

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Jill Soloway is the creator of Transparent — their new memoir is called She Wants It. Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic hide caption

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In 'She Wants It,' Jill Soloway Gets Transparent About Their Life And Work

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Thirty-year-old Madelyn Linsenmeir, pictured on one of her routine walks with son Ayden. "Her addiction didn't define her, but it did define the way she lived," Linsenmeir's sister, Kate O'Neill, wrote in an obituary that moved readers nationwide this week. Courtesy of Maura O'Neill hide caption

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The Viral Obituary Of An Opioid Addict: 'She's Just One Face' Of The Epidemic

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This October 2008 photo shows Mercury during the Messenger spacecraft's second flyby of the planet. The European Space Agency's BepiColombo will take seven years to reach the innermost planet in our solar system. NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington via AP hide caption

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A Slow Trip To A Hot Planet: Spacecraft Launches For Mission To Mercury

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Mary Kathleen "Kathy" Tyler, an 82-year-old woman incarcerated at Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, was sentenced to life in prison in 1978. She is an avid reader, artist and pianist; is employed as a court reporter; and has accumulated a handful of degrees since she was incarcerated. Jessica Earnshaw for NPR hide caption

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In Iowa, A Commitment To Make Prison Work Better For Women

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What's At Stake For U.S. Health Policy With This Year's Midterm Elections

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