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Week In Politics: Trump Approaches 100th Day As President

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When It Comes To Policymaking, The Rules Don't Apply To Climate Change

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UCLA students hold crosses, while taking part in a 2006 rally on campus to express their concerns about the lack of racial diversity in the student body. Mel Melcon/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for a military parade in Pyongyang marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on April 15. KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Tillerson speaks with the media after he greeted Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 6 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Travels — Or The Lack Thereof — With Rex Tillerson

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Demonstrators protest United Airlines at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The protest was in response to airport police officers physically removing passenger Dr. David Dao from his seat and dragging him off the airplane, after he was requested to give up his seat for United Airline crew members on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky Sunday night. Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics Of Respectability And A Dragged Passenger

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Week In Politics: Trump's Changing Policy Views

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Lucinda Roy (left) and Jane Vance were both teachers at Virginia Tech when a student went on a shooting rampage on campus in 2007. Vance still teaches there and remembers how her students responded during their first class back after the shooting. Erica Yoon/Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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10 Years Later, Virginia Tech Instructor Recalls Her Students' Response To Tragedy

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Baseball Moves Beyond The Steroid Era

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