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Russian journalist Maxim Borodin, who died from a fall from a fifth-floor balcony, had written about crime and political corruption the local Novy Den website. Novy Den/AP hide caption

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Why Do Russian Journalists Keep Falling?

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Some of the faces of this never-ending cycle of BREAKING NEWS: (top row, from left) Rod Rosenstein, Stormy Daniels and Scott Pruitt, and (bottom row, from left) John Bolton, Mark Zuckerberg and President Trump. Reuters hide caption

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The Startling Statistics About People's Holocaust Knowledge

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Zeb Towne, the elected dogcatcher of Duxbury, Vt. "I'm the only person in the country who gets elected as a dogcatcher. So, I'm awesome, I guess," says Towne. Amy Kolb Noyes/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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'You Couldn't Get Elected Dogcatcher!' No, Seriously

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Rep. Mike Quigley, whose Washington, D.C. office doubles as his home away from Chicago, lays his mattress onto the floor before going to sleep in 2010. Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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Counting Votes Or Counting Sheep?

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A Country Divided, Click By Click

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, shown at the White House in January 2017, didn't just give a handout to a man in need, but a hand of help. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Biden And A Homeless Veteran Have A Very Human Moment

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Jeff Bridges, John Goodman and Steve Buscemi portay bowling teammates The Dude, Walter and Donny. Mondadori Portfolio/Mondadori via Getty Images hide caption

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20 Years On, 'The Big Lebowski' Reminds Us To Slow Down, Dude

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Barbra Streisand, on stage with her dog, Samantha, who was cloned to create Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett. KMazur/WireImage hide caption

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Cloning A Beloved Pet May Be A Tempting Idea, But There Are Pitfalls

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President Trump leaves the stage after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference. He has repeatedly called for arming teachers after the school shooting in Florida. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Hard To Imagine How Armed Teachers Might Change Schools

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People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on Feb. 14, in Parkland, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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This Week's School Shooting Was A Very American Tragedy

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President Trump and Vice President Pence watch the Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20, 2017. The military is now looking at options for a military parade at Trump's request. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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A Military Parade Should Be About People, Not Power

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First lady Melania Trump arrives for the State of the Union address on Tuesday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Why I Don't Say 'First Lady'

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Stewart Walker attends a prayer vigil Tuesday for students killed and injured after a 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun at Marshall County High School. Harrison McClary/Reuters hide caption

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School Shootings Are Sad, But No Longer Surprising

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