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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, pictured right, announced Sunday that she'll retire from Congress at the end of her term next year. In this 2016 photo, Ros-Lehtinen, puts heart glasses on a dog at the ASPCA's Paws for Love Valentine's Day pet adoption event at the Capitol. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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ESPN Continues To Struggle As Spectators Cut The Cord On Cable

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Barbershop: Trump's Contentious, Yet Symbiotic Relationship With The Media

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How Lives On Both Sides Of Border Towns Have Changed Since Trump Took Office

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte talks with reporters in Manila on Friday. President Donald Trump invited Duterte to the White House in a phone call this weekend, despite concerns about the leader's violent war on drugs. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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President Trump signs executive orders on tax reform alongside Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, and Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., at the Treasury Department April 21. Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times hide caption

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What We Learned About The Mood Of Trump's Tweets

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Bangladeshi activists mark the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse at the site where the building once stood in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 24. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Judah (left) and Josh Ridgeway drill a hole in the Tanana River at Nenana, Alaska to measure the thickness of the ice on April 13th. Dan Bross/KUAC hide caption

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Alaska Guessing Game Provides Climate Change Record

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Listen to Kristin Laurel read her poem

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