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Enrollment counselor Vue Yang (left) reviews health insurance options for Laura San Nicolas (center), accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif., in February. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Black Lives Matter activists confronted Democratic candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders at a Netroots Nation event earlier this month. O'Malley used the phrase "all lives matter" twice, which he later apologized for. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Democratic Candidates Stumble Over Black Lives Matter Movement

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in front of his campaign plane in Laredo, Texas, last week. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Are Donald Trump's Pockets Deep Enough To Fund His Campaign?

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The Rodrigo de Freitas lake, which was largely cleaned up in recent years, was thought to be safe for Olympic rowers and canoeists. But an investigation by The Associated Press found it to be among the most polluted sites. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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This week's New York magazine cover has received a lot of attention. New York Magazine/Via Twitter hide caption

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

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President Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. Kevin Lamarque/Landov hide caption

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Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

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Migrants cross a road near the Eurotunnel on Wednesday in Coquelles, near Calais, France. A Sudanese man, between 25 and 30 years old, was killed by a truck as up to 1,500 migrants tried to force their way into the tunnel, officials say. Yoan Valat/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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President Obama speaks in Ethiopia. While there, he noted that in the U.S., presidents can't run for more than two terms. But if they could, he said, he'd win. Mulugeta Ayene/AP hide caption

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Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

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Star Trek's Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk never even lose pocket change when they use a transporter to get from TV's Starship Enterprise to distant worlds. What gives? Paramount Television/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

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Tribal Chairman Bill Iyall stands on Cowlitz Tribe reservation land with a rendering of the casino the tribe hopes to build on the site near La Center, Washington, just north of Portland, Ore. Peter Haley/MCT/Landov hide caption

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'Location Is Everything' In Tribal Casino Dispute

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Brian Hopson, assistant superintendent at Alameda County Juvenile Hall, stands in one of its many empty units. The 360-bed facility was full when it opened eight years ago, but is now at half capacity. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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Meant To Keep Youths Out Of Detention, Probation Often Leads Them There

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