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Mourners participate in a candle light vigil for the victims of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church on April 27, 2019 in Poway, Calif. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Patrick's Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, which has released a list of 120 clergy members "credibly accused" of child sexual abuse. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Giant concrete pylons rise from the Mekong River north of Luang Prabang, where a bridge is under construction. Ashley Westerman/NPR hide caption

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In Laos, A Chinese-Funded Railway Sparks Hope For Growth — And Fears Of Debt

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Customers walk near makeshift fruit and vegetable shops set up in front of destroyed buildings in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa earlier this month. Delil Souleiman /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up an executive order he signed at an NRA event Friday, announcing that the United States will drop out of the Arms Trade Treaty that was signed during the Obama administration. Lucas Jackson/Reuters hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden appears on The View on Friday, where he was asked about criticism from Anita Hill and accusations of unwanted touching. Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via AP hide caption

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Lisa Bouler Daniels grew up knowing she was adopted. She didn't know her birth mother, but she met Benjamin Chambers, her half brother, in January 2018. Rocio Santos/StoryCorps. hide caption

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'Part Of My DNA': An Adopted Woman Learns Of Her Birth Mother's Resilience

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Prosecutors say these are some of the drugs found in Christopher Hasson's Silver Spring, Md., apartment. He was arrested on weapons and drug charges and is accused of plotting to kill prominent Americans. U.S. Attorney's Office/Getty Images hide caption

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The offshore oil drilling platform 'Gail,' operated by Venoco, Inc., is shown off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. in 2009. A Trump administration plan to greatly expand offshore drilling is on hold after a setback in court. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Kanye West performs Sunday Service during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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At Kanye West's Sunday Service, 'He Is The Church'

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The Jasons, a group of scientists who advise the U.S. government, have developed technologies such as a laser that can help reduce atmospheric distortion. The Air Force uses it to better photograph passing spy satellites. R. Fugate/Air Force Research Laboratory hide caption

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After Pentagon Ends Contract, Top-Secret Scientists Group Vows To Carry On

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The cereal ads we saw when we were 5 years old can still influence our buying decisions at 50. Phillip Waterman/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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This Is Your Brain On Ads: How Mass Marketing Affects Our Minds

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Anthony Burgess poses for a photograph in 1973, two years after the release of the film adaptation of A Clockwork Orange — and right around the time he was working on the recently unearthed manuscript. AP hide caption

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A 2015 photo of the interior of the statehouse dome in Lansing, Mich. A federal court has ruled that the state's congressional map and some state legislative districts were unfairly gerrymandered to benefit Republicans. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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