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A 6-year-old boy in New York wrote a letter to President Obama offering to share his home with Omran Daqneesh, the Syrian boy who was seen in the aftermath of an airstrike last month in Aleppo. White House hide caption

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump still won't say whether or not he believes President Obama was born in the United States. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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When President Barack Obama disembarked from Air Force One at Hangzhou Xioshan International Airport in China Saturday, he did so without using Chinese stairs — because none were provided. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Southside With You': Meet The Actors Who Portray Barack And Michelle Obama

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Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers in Southside With You. Pat Scola/Courtesy of Miramax and Roadside Attractions hide caption

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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

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In a country where the share of multiracial children has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years, it's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me. Jeannie Phan for NPR hide caption

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Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, help to unload supplies for flood victims during a tour of the flood damaged area in Gonzales, La., Friday. Max Becherer/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during the final day of the Republican National Convention, July 21, in Cleveland. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Hear A Related Story From Don Gonyea On The Campaign Trail

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President Obama speaks to the media after a meeting with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon on Thursday in Arlington, Va. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama slammed Republican nominee Donald Trump as "unfit" and "woefully unprepared" to be president during a news conference with Singapore's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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