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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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California's Camp Fire Becomes The Deadliest In State History

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Helping a spouse or parent who has dementia steer clear of hazards can include ridding the home of all guns. Nicole Xu for NPR hide caption

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Firearms And Dementia: How Do You Convince A Loved One To Give Up Their Guns?

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Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King attends a rally earlier this year on the East Front of the Capitol to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Uighur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, a city in northwestern China's Xinjiang region, in 2017. Xinjiang has detained members of the Uighur ethnic minority, who are largely Muslim, and held them in camps the authorities call "education and training centers." Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Ex-Detainee Describes Torture In China's Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

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The International prototype of the kilogram. Forged in 1879 and sanctioned by the General Conference on Weights and Measures at its first meeting, Le Grand K has been kept under lock and key in a vault outside Paris. BIPM hide caption

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Say Au Revoir To That Hunk Of Metal In France That Has Defined The Kilogram

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The Beatles at St. Pancras Old Church in London on July 28, 1968. Apple Corps Ltd. hide caption

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How The Beatles Made 'The White Album'

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Kim Schrier is one of a number of Democratic House candidates who backed stronger gun regulations and flipped Republican-controlled seats in last week's midterm elections. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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A Third Rail No More: Incoming House Democrats Embrace Gun Control

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Yoo Ah-In, Jeong Jong-seo and Steven Yeun star in Burning, a psychological thriller set in Seoul and Paju, South Korea. CGV Arthouse hide caption

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Steven Yeun, A Star On Both Sides Of The Pacific, Talks Toggling Between East & West

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Matthew Whitaker is pictured at an event in Washington in August. President Trump this month appointed Whitaker as acting attorney general. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

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Mexico's presidential plane, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner called the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon, arrives at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City in February 2016, when it was brand new. The airplane was one of the most expensive presidential airplanes in the world. Mexico's next president is trying to sell it. Hector Vivas/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers load ballots into machines at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Sunday in Lauderhill, Fla. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Stan Lee, American comic book writer, editor, publisher and former President of Marvel Comics, attends the premiere of Doctor Strange in 2016. Lee died Monday at the age of 95. Frazer Harrison/NPR hide caption

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A True Believer Remembers Stan Lee

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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace Monday while looking over the remains of their burned residence after the Camp Fire tore through the region in Paradise, Calif. Dozens of people have been killed in the latest fires to hit the state. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Megafires More Frequent Because Of Climate Change And Forest Management

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An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. Both Democrats and Republicans say they're willing to work together on a plan to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, transit and water systems. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

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