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Federal prosecutors say former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh used her series of self-published Healthy Holly children's books to enrich herself, boost her political career and evade taxes. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Ben Carson, second from right, with Union Rescue Mission CEO, Andy Bales, far right, stand next to a temporary fabric structure meant to house homeless individuals, as he tours the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The debate stage is prepared for Wednesday's Democratic presidential primary debate, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What The Site Of The Democratic Debate Says About Georgia, Role Of Black Voters

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Gov. Gavin Newsom tours the Chevron oil field west of Bakersfield, where a spill of more than 800,000 gallons flowed into a dry creek bed in McKittrick, Calif. in July 2019. Irfan Khan/AP hide caption

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The Baltimore Museum of Art will only buy works by women next year, as part of a yearlong series exhibiting art by women. Amy Sherald's Planes, rockets, and the spaces in between (2018) is among the 3,800 works by women in the museum's collection. The Baltimore Museum of Art hide caption

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Bruce Bagley's expertise on U.S. counternarcotics efforts and corruption was often sought after by the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice and members of Congress. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Fresno Police Chief Andrew Hall speaks at a news conference Monday after a mass shooting in which four men were killed and six wounded. All ten were members of Fresno's Hmong community. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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Two correctional officers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's cell were charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with making false records and conspiracy. New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP hide caption

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Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Are Indicted On Federal Charges

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Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller watches President Donald Trump speak in the Oval Office. Emails leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Center appear to reveal Miller's familiarity with white nationalist texts and thinkers. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Miller And 'The Camp Of The Saints,' A White Nationalist Reference

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks Monday during a news conference at the State Department, where he announced the administration will rescind a 1978 department legal opinion that viewed settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as inconsistent with international law. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump tweeted on Monday that he likes the idea of providing written testimony to House lawmakers leading the impeachment inquiry. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Cybercrime Booms As Scammers Hack Human Nature To Steal Billions

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Darlene Yazzie typically hauls water from a windmill 5 miles from her house for her sheep. Officials tell her it's unsafe for humans but OK for livestock. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Many Native Americans Can't Get Clean Water, Report Finds

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The Language Of Cybercrime

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