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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and President Trump participate in a G-7 working session. Trump is in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of the world's biggest economic powers. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., says he'll challenge President Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020. The Tea Party favorite argues that Trump is unfit for the White House. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The Instrument of Hope is lacquered in black except for the shiny brass parts, which are clear lacquered. They include the lead pipe, which is made from bullets set end to end and drilled out so that air can flow through to make it a playable instrument. The tops of the three buttons are made of the sawn-off casing end caps or rims. Matt Mckay/Publicis North America hide caption

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A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

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In Tigers Are Not Afraid, 11-year-old Estrella (Paola Lara) meets a gang of orphans led by a boy in a tiger mask. Shudder hide caption

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In 'Tigers Are Not Afraid,' A Dark Fantasy Amid Mexico's Drug War

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Daniel Ortner converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 10 years ago. Courtesy of Daniel Ortner hide caption

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I'm Converting: How One Man's Missionary Trip Reconnected Him To His Family's Past

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As part of the "Sonic Succulents" exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, visitors are encouraged to touch plants and listen to what that contact sounds like. Dana Cronin/NPR hide caption

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Shhhhh. Listen Closely. Your Plants Might Be Talking

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All the portraits hanging on the wall inside the Louis Bornstein Family Amphitheater at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on June 12, 2018 were of men, nearly all white. The portraits have since been removed. Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor

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The Cody Firearms Museum in Wyoming recently reopened after an extensive renovation that included bringing a more educational approach to guns and gun culture. Kamila Kudelska/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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Firearms Museum Focuses On Gun Safety, History And Culture

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Students and others gather during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Thursday. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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In Hong Kong, Moderate And Radical Protesters Join Forces To Avoid Past Divisions

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'My Papi Has A Motorcycle' Pays Loving Tribute To A California Childhood

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"The filibuster has been used as a weapon to just have the Senate do nothing," former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told NPR. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call hide caption

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To Forward Progressive Agenda, Harry Reid Says The Filibuster Must Go

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Sharon Litton of Shreveport, La., is baptized by immersion in the Jordan River, where Jesus is said to have been baptized. Such baptisms are a staple of evangelical tours of Israel. Courtesy of Randy Litton hide caption

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As U.S. Jews Cool To Israel, Evangelicals Flock There As Tourists

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Cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment at Roshana Cancer Center, a private clinic in western Tehran. Marjan Yazdi for NPR hide caption

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Iran Under Sanctions: A Scramble For Cancer Care And Blame To Go Around

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Demonstrators try to pull down a smart lamppost during the protest in Hong Kong on Saturday that turned violent. The smart lampposts are raising fears of stepped-up surveillance from authorities. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

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Composer John Williams speaks during a ceremony honoring conductor Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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John Williams And Anne-Sophie Mutter, 2 Geniuses For The Price Of One

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