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Iranian And Russian Presidents Meet In Moscow

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The Truth Is, Lying Might Not Be So Bad

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Nunes Should Step Away From Russia Investigation

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Girls walk down Lumpkin Street in Hamtramck, Mich.

Hamtramck, Michigan: An Evolving City Of Immigrants

Pick a street corner in downtown Hamtramck, Mich., and you'll be struck by the incredible mix of cultures crammed into this tiny, 2-square-mile city.

A Catholic church across the street from a mosque. Polish pastry shops, sausage factories, and grocery stores promising "the best Polish food, shipping to Eastern Europe," side by side with Bengali clothing shops that sell richly embroidered dresses and headscarves. And you'd be remiss if you didn't stop in the many Yemeni restaurants serving fragrant lamb and discs of flatbread the size of hubcaps.

The coal-fired Plant Scherer operates in June 2014 in Juliette, Ga.

Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of Obama's Environmental Legacy

President Donald Trump will sign sweeping executive orders on Tuesday that take aim at a number of his predecessor's climate policies.

The wide-ranging orders and accompanying memorandums will seek to undo the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's environmental legacy and national efforts to address climate change.

It could also jeopardize America's current role in international efforts to confront climate change.

A fan celebrates Monday in Las Vegas, after NFL team owners approved the Raiders' move to the city.

Raiders Set To Split For Las Vegas, Leaving Oakland ... In A Year Or Two

By an overwhelming 31-1 vote, NFL owners have approved the Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas — though the team will still remain in the Bay Area for at least the 2017 season and possibly longer.

A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences.

D.C.'s Missing Teens: A False Number That Spurred A Real Conversation On Race

The number was nothing less than a shock to the system. In text set beside a series of photographs, each one depicting a girl of color staring back at the camera, the image that went viral on social media last week claims to lay bare an appalling truth: "14 Girls Have Gone Missing in DC in the Last 24 Hours."

Trouble is, police say the claim is not true.

The "We Are Not This" slogan is posted at the entrances to Bull McCabe's Irish Pub in May 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. The sign is protesting a law that has been in place for a year now; the AP estimates it will cost the state some $3.7 billion in business over 12 years.

AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

The Associated Press has tallied up business lost in North Carolina because of the controversial "bathroom bill," and estimates the total cost is at least $3.76 billion over 12 years.

That estimate is probably low, the wire service says.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks during the daily White House press briefing on Monday.

Attorney General Orders Crackdown On 'Sanctuary Cities,' Threatens Holding Funds

The Justice Department is following through on an executive order to withhold as much as $4.1 billion in federal grants from so-called "sanctuary cities," generally defined as places where local law enforcement limit their cooperation with federal authorities on immigration enforcement.

Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela, at her home in Riverton, Utah, in July 2016. "Eventually," she says, "he'll come home and we'll be able to go back to our normal lives. And I can stop crying every night."

For Utah Newlywed, An 'Egregious' Prison Stint In Venezuela

Venezuela's deeply unpopular government is holding more than 100 political prisoners — and some legal experts are including an American among them. Utah native Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela last year to marry his Venezuelan fiancée. But in a bizarre twist, he's ended up behind bars on weapons charges.

A former Eagle Scout and a Mormon missionary, Holt, 24, met Thamara Candelo through a religious website. After a whirlwind online romance, Holt and Candelo, a Venezuelan Mormon, agreed to get married in her home country.

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