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A boy holds the burqa of his mother as they walk down a street in the old city of Kabul on November 1, 2009. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: As U.S. Seeks To Withdraw Troops, What About Afghanistan's Women?

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A portrait of the Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder Jackie Robinson in uniform circa 1945. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A True 'Sports Hero,' Jackie Robinson At 100

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People wait in line at Chef Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen for free meals to workers affected by the government shutdown in Washington, DC. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Volunteers Step Up To Care For Furloughed Federal Workers

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In this Dec. 7, 2018, relatives of people missing in China's far western region of Xinjiang hold up photos at an office of a Chinese Kazakh advocacy organization in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Opinion: The Strange Silence Over China's Muslim Crackdown

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Louis C.K. in September 2017 in New York City. He jokes about Parkland shooting survivors in newly leaked audio from a comedy club. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Tribeca TV Festival hide caption

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Opinion: Louis C.K. Can Say What He Wants, But At Least Be Funny

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This courtroom sketch depicts former national security adviser Michael Flynn, standing center, flanked by his lawyers, listening to U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Dana Verkouteren via/AP hide caption

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Opinion: In Judge Sullivan's Courtroom, A Reminder Of American Values

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U.S. Border Patrol next to the the border wall dividing Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales Mexico. Susan Schulman/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: What The Death Of A 7-Year-Old Migrant Says About This Country

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Andrea Mantegna's Madonna della Vittoria, housed in the Louvre in Paris, includes a depiction of Adam, Eve and those tempting apples. Christophel Fine Art/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Satanic Display Shows Power Of The Bible

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Holstein Friesian are a breed of dairy cattle and this week, one of those cattle made big news for its size. Not pictured here. Mike Kemp/Getty Images hide caption

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The shooting at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center took the lives of three people. One of them was a physician at the hospital. Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering A Victim of the Mercy Hospital Shooting

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Facebook released a report this week about how the social media company's platform has been used to incite violence against the Rohingya Muslims. Ziaul Haque /Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Facebook's Link To The Rohingya Muslims

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A damaged building, with graffiti saying "Welcome to Sarajevo" on Oct. 2, 1993. Kevin Weaver/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Lessons From Bosnia

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President Trump speaks during a "Make America Great" rally in Missoula, Mont., on Oct. 18. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Trump's White House, A Bully's Pulpit

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President Trump poses for a photo with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in March 2018. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A President In Praise Of Strongmen And Dictators

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David Vetter plays in the enclosed plastic environment that he had to stay in to survive. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Opinion: The Doctor And 'The Boy In The Bubble'

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President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Donald Trump 'Fell In Love' With Kim Jong Un

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Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Erin Schaff/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Christine Blasey Ford's Moving Testimony

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North Texas Mean Green wide receiver Keegan Brewer returns a punt for a touchdown on a fake fair catch. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A Very Winning Play?

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Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon delivers her concession speech. Jason DeCrow/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Live And Let Bagel

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A smartphone displaying a New York Times op-ed piece titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration" is held up in front of The New York Times building. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Stand Up And Speak Out

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Vladimir Kara-Murza pays his respect for late Sen. John McCain. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A Bond Beyond Politics

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An issue of the National Enquirer featuring President Trump on its cover. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Opinion: 'National Enquirer' Publisher's CEO Could Testify About Trump And UFOs

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