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Garrison Coward is one of two African American Republican candidates running in next month's legislative elections in Virginia. Coward previously served as an aide to GOP U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman and led the Republican Party of Virginia's outreach to minority voters. Crixell Matthews/VPM News hide caption

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In Virginia, 2 Young Candidates Vie To Be First Black GOP Lawmakers In 15 Years

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Before Guy Bryant (right) took Romario Vassell (left) into foster care, Vassell had been living in a homeless shelter. Jey Born for StoryCorps hide caption

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He Traded Single Life To Be Foster 'Pop' To More Than 50 Kids

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Mercy Corps Faces Sexual Abuse Scandal

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes a seat before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on his nomination to be energy secretary on Jan. 19, 2017. Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign

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Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on March 7. On Thursday, she faced questions from senators about problems with a student loan program for public service workers. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with the media Wednesday after the Senate Policy Luncheon on Capitol Hill. McConnell said a Trump impeachment trial could begin by Thanksgiving. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Astronauts Christina Koch (right) and Jessica Meir pose for a photo on the International Space Station on Oct. 4. NASA moved up the first all-female spacewalk because of a power system failure at the space station. NASA via AP hide caption

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The parents of Harry Dunn, the 19-year-old who was killed in England when an American woman drove the wrong way, said no to President Trump's suggestion on Tuesday they meet with the woman right then. Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn are seen here in New York City on Tuesday. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters hide caption

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The Census Bureau is turning to existing government records, such as state driver's licenses, to try to fill in gaps in the incomplete responses it collects from its survey. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael McKinley (center), former senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arrives to testify at a closed-door deposition as part of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Carlos Jasso/Reuters hide caption

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The UAW GM National Council will vote on a new tentative deal Thursday in a potential end to the national strike that has idled GM plants. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Forest biologist Patricia Maloney is raising 10,000 sugar pine seedlings descended from trees that survived California's historic drought. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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