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First lady Melania Trump looks at President Donald Trump as she arrives for an event where she announced her initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House Monday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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In Traditional First-Lady Style, Melania Trump Unveils 'Be Best' Initiative

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President Trump shakes hands with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar after he is sworn in by Vice President Pence on Jan. 29. Major reproductive health organizations are voicing concerns about the Trump administration's new approach to federal family-planning grants, which may reduce the role of Planned Parenthood and place greater emphasis on "natural family planning." Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The Astronomers Monument in Griffith Observatory, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, Calif. shows Johannes Kepler in the center flanked by Isaac Newton, on the left and Galileo Galilei on the right. LeoRossi/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks with a reporter in his office in Topeka, Kan., in May of this year, after he was appointed by President Trump to co-chair the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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President Donald Trump addresses a "Make America Great Again" rally in Harrisburg, Penn., on Saturday, marking Trump's 100th day in office. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Newly elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez gives a victory speech during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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What The Hell's Behind All This Cursing?

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Make America Dinner Again guest Affan Khokhar (left, seated) talks with hosts Tria Chang and Justine Lee (front right, seated) after the dinner as guests (from left to right) Afam Agbodike, Walter Rodriguez and Nick Tucker continue their conversation. Sonia Paul for NPR hide caption

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Political Perspectives Are The Main Course At These Dinner Gatherings

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Wind turbines and farm equipment now dot Horace Pritchard's land, where he raises corn, soybeans, and other crops. He also receives payments for hosting nine of the more than 100 wind turbines now operating near Elizabeth City, N.C. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But That's Changing

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Uncertainty about the future can raise stress levels, psychologists say. Here, students in Charlotte, N.C., hold hands during a Sept. 21 protest after Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a police officer. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho. North Idaho counties like Kootenai have seen their population double since the 1990s. Karen Ybanez/Flickr hide caption

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Leaving Urban Areas For The Political Homogeneity Of Rural Towns

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Demonstrators at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport gather on Saturday to protest President Trump's executive order temporarily barred refugees and citizens of seven countries. G. Morty Ortega/Getty Images hide caption

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