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Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux council member Patricia Iron Cloud (center) watches protesters make speeches against the Keystone XL pipeline. Olivia Reingold/Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption

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State Department Solicits Comments On Keystone XL Pipeline

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Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for his confirmation hearing to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Cubans wait their turn to enter Panama's embassy in Havana to apply for travel visas to Panama last March. The U.S. State Department eliminated a coveted five-year tourist visa for Cubans, dealing a heavy blow to entrepreneurs and Cuban members of divided families who used the visas to see relatives in the U.S. and buy precious supplies for their businesses on the island. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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How The Trump Administration Uses 'Workarounds' To Reshape Legal Immigration

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Susan Rice Talks Of Balancing Career And Motherhood, Reflects On Benghazi

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British authorities are asking that Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, return to the U.K. for a police investigation of a crash that killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn. The fatal incident occurred in late August outside England's Royal Air Force Croughton, site of a U.S. Air Force communications base. Peter Summers/Getty Images hide caption

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Elongo Gabriel, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, drops his kids off on the first day of school at St. Joseph's Elementary in Missoula, Mont. He is one of 330 refugees to be resettled since 2016 in the college town of 75,000 people. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Popular Refugee Resettlement Programs Closing Under Trump Administration

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In 2016, dozens of people associated with the U.S. Embassy in Havana began reporting symptoms of what became known as "Havana syndrome." Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters hide caption

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Brain Scans Find Differences But No Injury In U.S. Diplomats Who Fell Ill In Cuba

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The State Department in Washington, D.C., in 2014. A former ­office manager there was sentenced to 40 months in prison for concealing her exchanges with Chinese intelligence agents. Luis M. Alvarez/AP hide caption

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The State Department ordered "non-emergency" U.S. government employees out of Iraq on Wednesday. A helicopter carrying U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seen taking off from Baghdad International Airport last week. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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