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The Department of Treasury announced it would be issuing a new $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, but last month Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that won't happen until 2028. Now, the acting inspector general says he's launching an investigation into the cause of the delay. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinians in the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah protest the Trump administration's new peace plan on June 15. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Mideast Plan Rejected By Palestinian Leaders, Panned By Former U.S. Envoys

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A truck moves around the Oregon state Capitol during a protest against climate bills that truckers say will put them out of business. State Senate Republicans have left the Capitol to avoid a vote on the legislation. Sarah Zimmerman/AP hide caption

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Ravelry, an online knitting community with 8 million members, announced on Sunday that it is banning all pro-Trump projects, patterns and forum talk from the site, saying, "Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy." Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks with a group of Revolutionary Guards and their families in Tehran on April 9. Tensions between Iran and the U.S. have escalated recently following Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone and U.S. cyberattacks against an Iranian intelligence group. On Monday, President Trump announced financial sanctions against Khamenei and other top officials. Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP hide caption

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An aerial view of the 52-megawatt solar farm built by Silicon Ranch in Hazlehurst, Ga. Ever cheaper and better solar technology, available land and lots of sunshine are driving demand for massive, utility-scale solar projects across the American Southeast. Silicon Ranch hide caption

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How Georgia Became A Surprising Bright Spot In The U.S. Solar Industry

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The executive order on drug price transparency that President Trump signed Monday doesn't spell out specific actions; rather, it directs the department of Health and Human Services to develop a policy and then undertake a lengthy rule-making process. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Pushes To Make Health Care Pricing More Transparent

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Johnathan Rice On World Cafe

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Amber Scorah writes about exiting the Jehovah's Witnesses in Leaving the Witness. Lee Towndrow/Viking hide caption

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'I Couldn't Continue On': A Former Jehovah's Witness On Leaving The Faith

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President Trump signed an executive order authorizing economic sanctions against Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, after Iran shot down a U.S. drone last week. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Emma Thompson plays Vivienne Rook, a plain-speaking businesswoman turned populist politician, in the HBO series Years and Years. HBO hide caption

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Imagining A Dismal Future, 'Years And Years' Says Plenty About The Present

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Researchers studied the gut microbes of runners from the Boston Marathon, isolating one strain of bacteria that may boost athletic performance. Nicolaus Czarnecki/Boston Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Regina Mark, co-owner of Mee Sum Restaurant in Fall River, Mass., holds a chow mein sandwich, which the restaurant has served for more than 50 years. Sarah Mizes-Tan/WCAI hide caption

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How The Chow Mein Sandwich Claimed A Small Slice Of New England History

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U.S. Border Patrol agents found four bodies near the Rio Grande river along Anzalduas Park, close to McAllen, Texas. In this file photo, a Border Patrol boat is seen on the river along Anzalduas Park. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Los Angeles artist Erik Brunetti, the founder of the streetwear clothing company FUCT, leaves the Supreme Court after his trademark case was argued on April 15. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On Trademarking 'Immoral,' 'Scandalous' Words, Symbols

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Mark Hamill is the new voice of Chucky — the murderous doll is coming back to life in a reboot of the 1988 horror classic Child's Play. Hamill is pictured above in London in December 2017. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Skywalker, The Joker, Now Chucky: Mark Hamill Takes On Another Iconic Character

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts addresses the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign on June 17 in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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