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

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Venezuelan Protests Simmer, But The 'Resistance' Is Still Alive

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A Syrian girl walks through an empty, ruined house in Raqqa earlier this month. Many civilians like her have no choice but to stay in the war-ravaged city despite the danger, either because they've been trapped by ISIS fighters or because they don't have the funds to pay smugglers. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jared Kushner Arrives In Jerusalem To Talk Peace

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Trump Administration Cuts Military Aid To Egypt

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Ex-Intelligence Officers Respond To Trump's Afghanistan Strategy

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The past few weeks have revitalized debates across the country about what role Confederate monuments play in commemorating U.S. history. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What Our Monuments (Don't) Teach Us About Remembering The Past

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Peter Madsen's private submarine sits on a pier in Copenhagen's harbor. Danish police have identified a headless, limbless torso that washed ashore Monday as that of Kim Wall, the journalist who joined Madsen on his sub earlier this month to report a story. Jens Dresling/AP hide caption

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