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Jeffrey Epstein's monogram is displayed on the exterior of his house on New York City's Upper East Side. On Tuesday, nearly three weeks after the financier took his own life in jail, victims of his alleged sex trafficking operation told their stories in a Manhattan courtroom. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Day Of Power And Strength': Epstein's Accusers Get Their Day In Court

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Judge Thad Balkman ruled that Johnson & Johnson is responsible for fueling Oklahoma's opioid crisis. He announced his decision in Norman, Okla., Monday. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay Oklahoma $572 Million In Opioid Trial

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Sarah Chamberlain, president of the Republican Main Street Partnership, is photographed in February 2017. House GOP moderates clashed with the Republican Main Street Partnership following the 2018 midterm elections, leading many lawmakers to sever ties with the outside group that has been a fixture since the late 1990s. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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Meltdown On Main Street: Inside The Breakdown Of The GOP's Moderate Wing

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Earlier this month, Jeffrey Epstein killed himself, authorities say, in federal prison as he faced criminal charges alleging sex trafficking of underage girls. New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP hide caption

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An FBI agent displays seized firearms from a gang investigation. Digital facial recognition helped the bureau track down an MS-13 member wanted in connection with murder. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer

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A new survey finds that a majority of Americans, including gun owners, support laws that allow family members or law enforcement to request temporary removal of guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

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Abortion protesters attempt to hand out literature as they stand in the driveway of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Indianapolis on Aug. 16. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Abortion Rule

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Vaping has been linked to a cluster of hospitalizations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. sestovic/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Behind A Cluster Of Vaping-Related Hospitalizations?

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An endangered female orca leaps from the water while breaching in the Salish Sea west of Seattle in 2014. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Washington Wheat Farmers Could Be Toast If Dams Are Removed To Help Hungry Orcas

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Smog is common not only in Los Angeles but also in cities across the country. New research finds that long-term exposure to high levels of air pollution may be as harmful to the lungs as smoking. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

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The emergency water distribution center on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation serves as many as 900 people a day. People without transportation carry what they can, organizers said. Emily Cureton/OPB hide caption

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No Safe Drinking Water On Reservation Leaves Thousands Improvising

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A trailer loaded with chickens passes a federal agent outside a Koch Foods plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Chicken Plants See Little Fallout From Immigration Raids

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Coplan and Vierkandt catch up outside the Kids Plus office. Vierkandt calls Coplan her second mother. They have remained in touch over the years. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Bringing Together Young And Old To Ease The Isolation Of Rural Life

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Crosses memorialize the victims of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, in El Paso, Texas. It was one of cluster of shootings that took place in roughly a week. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Mass Shootings Can Be Contagious, Research Shows

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