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Life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen for the second straight year, in part because of the surge of overdoses on opioids, such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

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U.S. officials announced late Friday that it would reverse its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, D.C., saying it would merely impose limitations on office operations, aimed at encouraging peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic hockey players Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette are celebrating the birth of their daughter, Liv. Chu and Ouellette were captains on competing teams. Caroline Ouellette/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A waitress serving shark fin soup in a restaurant in Guangzhou, in southern China's Guangdong province. Environmental and animal rights groups have campaigned for decades against consumption of shark fin, arguing that demand for the delicacy has decimated the world's shark population and that the methods used to obtain it are inhumane. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's An Immigration Gap In How Latinos Perceive Discrimination

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Robert Mueller, special counsel in charge of the DOJ investigation into Russian connections with the Trump campaign, rocked the political world charging three Trump campaign officials this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to reporters about the Niger operation during a briefing at the Pentagon on Monday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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