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A new Gallup report finds global regard for U.S. leadership rose slightly in 2018 after a dramatic drop in 2017. China and Russia also saw their leadership approval rankings tick up. Jorge Silva/AP hide caption

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Cardinal George Pell at the County Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday. He was convicted of child sex abuse, but journalists who reported on the case could face jail time for disobeying a gag order. Andy Brownbill/AP hide caption

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho (center) addressed why talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended with no deal, at a news conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Thursday. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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A combination vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella protects kids against all three illnesses with one shot. Courtney Perry/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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States Move To Restrict Parents' Refusal To Vaccinate Their Kids

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The House passed a background check bill that would allow federal authorities more time to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers. The bill faces long odds of being adopted in the Senate. Andy Clement/Getty Images hide caption

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Producer Melissa Berton (center) and director Rayka Zehtabchi (right) accept an Oscar for their documentary 'Period. End of Sentence.' Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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André Previn in London in 1979. Previn died Thursday in Manhattan, at the age of 89. Keystone/Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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André Previn, Musical Polymath, Has Died At Age 89

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Hispanic and black children are over-represented in child poverty totals. NPR hide caption

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Report: Child Poverty Could Be Cut In Half Over 10 Years, At A Hefty Price

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In this Feb. 20 photograph, a Nazi sign and words mocking the Holocaust were painted on a tombstone at the Garden of Remembrance in the cemetery in Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or, near Lyon, France. Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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To Counter Anti-Semitism, French Women Find Strength In Diversity At Auschwitz

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Abortion-rights activists gathered for a news conference in New York City Monday to protest the Trump administration's proposed restrictions on family planning providers. The rule would force any medical provider receiving federal assistance to refuse to promote, refer for, perform or support abortion as a method of family planning. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mark Hollis, photographed in 1998, the year his self-titled solo album was released. The singer and songwriter died in February 2019. Paul Bergen/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is reintroducing a bill to make marijuana legal on the federal level, with the support of several other Senate Democrats running for president. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Michael Cohen used his public testimony to detail how far he went to protect Trump. Republicans questioned his credibility and motives. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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