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News Brief: Transgender People In The Military, Mattis In Middle East

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The Department of Justice has narrowed the scope of a warrant it served to web hosting company DreamHost. The government has demanded information about DisruptJ20.org, a website used to organize protests in Washington, D.C., during the Inauguration in January. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday. The city council voted to cover the statues to symbolize the city's mourning of Heather Heyer, who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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What Makes A Great Relationship Between President And Congressional Leader?

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Veterans: How Will Trump's Ban Affect Transgender Troops?

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Lawmakers Want To Make California A Sanctuary State

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Vann Newkirk: 'Most Of My Life I Didn't Know Confederate Statues Could Come Down'

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Trump's Tone This Week: Calling For Unity; Sowing Partisan Division

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Bond Analysts Discuss Circumstances Around A Debt Ceiling Crisis

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Trump Administration Cuts Military Aid To Egypt

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