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HUD Secretary Ben Carson said he asked President Trump whether he would be willing to work with Rep. Elijah Cummings to bring relief to Baltimore. Carson says Trump responded he would be "happy to." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Ashley Merson and her brother Kevin sit on the porch of the house Ashley is trying to buy in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore. A ransomware attack on the city's digital services has delayed the home purchase. Emily Sullivan/WYPR hide caption

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Ransomware Cyberattacks Knock Baltimore's City Services Offline

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Mayor Catherine Pugh offers background on her Healthy Holly book business during a City Hall news conference in March. Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, under investigation in connection with lucrative sales of her children's book, was the subject of a federal raid Thursday morning. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's office says she needs to take time to recover from pneumonia. This comes as she is dealing with a scandal involving hundreds of thousands of dollars for her self-published children's books. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Jody LeCornu (L) and her twin sister, Jennifer Carrieri, were inseparable. Courtesy of Jennifer Carrieri hide caption

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3 Billboards In Baltimore: How One Woman Is Trying To Find Her Sister's Killer

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Keith Smith, 52, and his daughter, Valeria Smith, 28, were arrested on Sunday and charged with first-degree murder in the December killing of Keith's wife, Jacquelyn Smith. These undated photos provided by Baltimore police predate the suspects' arrest in Texas. Baltimore Police Department hide caption

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Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby walks through a city neighborhood on August 24, 2016. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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Baltimore State's Attorney Will No Longer Prosecute Marijuana Possession Cases

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A young man washes a windshield as motorists wait at a red light in October in Baltimore. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Annoyed Baltimore Drivers Want City To Crack Down On 'Squeegee Kids'

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Joel Fitzgerald is currently the chief of police for the Fort Worth Police Department, a position he's held since 2015. He is the mayor's leading candidate to become the top cop in Baltimore. Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Archbishop William Lori announced a new program to issue parishioner ID cards outside a Baltimore church on Wednesday. Kevin J. Parks/Catholic Review Media hide caption

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Dr. Leana Wen, health commissioner for the Baltimore City Health Department, talks about the effectiveness of contraception for public school students in 2015. Wen will be the new head of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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"I also learned that designated nursing spaces didn't exist until Nancy Pelosi became Speaker of the House in 2007. This story often repeats itself: multiple organizations have changed their breastfeeding policies in recent years, but only when women came into leadership roles." Ayumi Takahashi for NPR hide caption

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Southerland says she dreams about buying a home in Bolton Hill, where it's quiet and culturally diverse. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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In Baltimore, The Gap Between White And Black Homeownership Persists

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Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa resigned on Tuesday. In charges last filed last week, federal prosecutors said he "willfully" failed to file tax returns for 2013, 2014 and 2015. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Fire shoots out from a Baltimore store on Gay Street as looting erupted in a five-block business section in Baltimore on April 6, 1968. Police sealed off the area. AP hide caption

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50 Years Ago Baltimore Burned. The Same Issues Set It Aflame In 2015

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Adnan Syed, subject of the podcast Serial, is escorted from a courthouse in February 2016. An appellate court has upheld a previous decision to vacate Syed's 2000 conviction Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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'Serial' Subject Adnan Syed Deserves A New Trial, Appeals Court Rules

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DMG Foods, the Salvation Army's first supermarket, offers discount groceries to nutritional assistance beneficiaries and anyone else who walks through the door. dmgfoods.org hide caption

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Salvation Army Opens Its First-Ever Supermarket, In Baltimore

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Jurors are deliberating in the corruption trial of a Baltimore Police Department unit that witnesses say was rife with crime and cover-ups. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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