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Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is likely the most anticipated of the eight witnesses scheduled to testify in this week's public impeachment hearings. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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The phrase "OK, boomer" has gone global. It has become young generations' retort to ideas they consider outdated or off base. Neil Webb/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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#OkBoomer Vs. #OkMillennial: Workplace Nightmare, Or Just A Meme?

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People console one another near the backyard where 10 men were shot, four fatally, on Sunday evening in Fresno, Calif. John Walker/Fresno Bee/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Cybercrime Booms As Scammers Hack Human Nature To Steal Billions

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The Yale Babylonian Collection houses four unique tablets that contain various recipes for stews, soups and pies. Three of these tablets date back to the Old Babylonian period, no later than 1730 B.C. Klaus Wagensonner/Yale Babylonian Collection hide caption

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Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has been seeking a short-term deal to fund the government through Dec. 20. Currently, federal agencies are set to run out of money on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

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A view of the Koch Foods chicken processing plant in Morton, Miss. Andrea Morales for NPR hide caption

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Months After Massive ICE Raid, Residents Of A Mississippi Town Wait And Worry

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"The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right." Fanatic Studio/Getty Images hide caption

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We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned

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Australian airline Qantas is exploring new nonstop flights that would be the world's longest — but 19-plus hours on a plane can be taxing for those on board. Qantas hide caption

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President Trump tweeted on Monday that he likes the idea of providing written testimony to House lawmakers leading the impeachment inquiry. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case testing the legality of the DACA program. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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DACA Recipients Look To Supreme Court For Hope

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Police arrest anti-government protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Monday. Pro-democracy protesters organized a general strike last week as demonstrations in Hong Kong stretched into their sixth month. Laurel Chor/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Protesters In Tense Standoff With Police At Polytechnic University Campus

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Judges Andrew Adams, Sabrina Bell and Bradley Jacobs were censured by the Indiana Supreme Court for their roles in a brawl outside a White Castle in May. Indiana Supreme Court hide caption

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Darlene Yazzie typically hauls water from a windmill 5 miles from her house for her sheep. Officials tell her it's unsafe for humans but OK for livestock. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Many Native Americans Can't Get Clean Water, Report Finds

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David Holmes, a career diplomat, leaves Capitol Hill on Nov. 15 after a deposition before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Fleas transmit plague — but the pneumonic plague, the type reported from China this week, can spread from person to person as well. Oxford Science Archive/Print Collector/Getty Images hide caption

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