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China's Ministry of Commerce is pursuing legal remedy against the U.S. over new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. Here, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California last week after completing a voyage from China. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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People enjoy a hot afternoon at the Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens on July 2, 2018 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: We Should Turn Down The Volume Of This Hot Summer

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Zainab Chaudry (from left), Zainab Arain and Megan Fair with the Council on American-Islamic Relations stand outside the Supreme Court for a rally against the Trump travel ban before oral arguments. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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In Big Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Travel Ban

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Nine days after the Hurricane Maria struck, Emilú De León and other volunteers opened a kitchen to serve meals to the people of Caguas. The first day, they fed 600, De León says. Jenna Miller/Cronkite Borderlands Project hide caption

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Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cake, is hugged by a supporter after a rally on the campus of a Christian college in November. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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In Narrow Opinion, Supreme Court Rules For Baker In Gay-Rights Case

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Elation is an Angus bull that recently sold for $800,000. His co-owner, Brian Bell, sells Elation's semen for $50 a sample, about double the going rate. Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Hog farmers worry that they will pay a hefty price if there's a trade war with China. Red Cedicol/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Farmers Likely To Be Among Hardest Hit By Chinese Tariffs

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Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army soldiers celebrate around a statue of Kawa, a mythology figure in Kurdish culture as they prepare to destroy it in city center of Afrin, northwestern Syria, early Sunday. Hasan Kirmizitas/AP hide caption

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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Nation Of Immigrants'?

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A Central American immigrant seeking asylum crossed the border with her son in 2017. The American court system bewilders her, she says. Samantha Balaban/NPR hide caption

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Without A Lawyer, Asylum-Seekers Struggle With Confusing Legal Processes

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