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Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management on Friday was named acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Before resigning as director of the CFPB earlier in the day, Richard Cordray named his own interim successor. Astrid Riecken/Getty Images hide caption

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30 Years Of Criminal Justice Reporting From Robert Siegel

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How People Are Grappling With Art From 'Monstrous Men'

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Has The Black Friday Madness Been Tamed?

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Flynn's Lawyers Will No Longer Share Information With Trump Legal Team

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Dishwashers have come a long way since this 1921 model, which was designed mainly to help minimize the drudgery of housework. But today's sleek models are also designed with water conservation in mind. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The view from Mount Eklutna in Chugach State Park in Alaska. For Black Friday, the $5 parking fee is waived at Chugach and several other parks — from Mount Ascutney State Park in Vermont to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. Emily Russell/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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The #OptOutside Sales Pitch: Go Outdoors On Black Friday

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Democrat Ralph Northam celebrates his election as governor of Virginia on Nov. 7. Members of both parties are wondering what that race and other recent success for Democrats will mean for the 2018 midterms. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Is A Big, Blue Wave Forming Off The Political Coast?

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Law Enforcement's Limits To Stopping Shooters

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Ohio Politicians Face Sexual Misconduct Scandals

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Who Is Mike Cernovich?

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Gray Zeitz at his 1915 Chandler & Price printing press. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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When Making Books Was As Much Of An Art As Writing Them

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Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing

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