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Garret Morgan (center) is training as an ironworker near Seattle and already has a job that pays him $50,000 a year. Sy Bean/The Hechinger Report hide caption

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High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

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The FBI began an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election in July 2016. A number of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia have been revealed since then. Nick Diggory/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Pope Francis walks onstage before celebrating Mass at the Ciudad Juarez fairgrounds, near the U.S. border on Wednesday. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Says Trump 'Is Not Christian'

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Gen. John F. Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, speaks during a ceremony in Kabul on Aug. 26. Campbell is overseeing the U.S. drawdown in the country after 13 years of war. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan's Way Forward: A Talk With Gen. John Campbell, Decoded

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