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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent waits to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor waits to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro trudges through high water in St. Mark's Square Wednesday, the result of an exceptionally high tide in the scenic Italian city. Manuel Silvestri/Reuters hide caption

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"The profession we love has been taken over," psychiatrist and novelist Samuel Shem tells NPR, "with us sitting there in front of screens all day, doing data entry in a computer factory." Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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President Trump is welcoming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House on Wednesday for talks about Syria and also Turkey's decision to buy a Russian defense system. Above, they meet in June, the last time the two leaders met in person. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Hosts Turkey's Erdogan Despite Concerns In Congress

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The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on the DACA program, which covers 700,000 young people. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court May Side With Trump On 'DREAMers'

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria — rod-shaped bacteria in this tinted, scanning electron microscope image — are found in soil, water and as normal flora in the human intestine. But they can cause serious wound, lung, skin and urinary tract infections, and many pseudomonas strains are drug-resistant. Science Photo Library/Science Source hide caption

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How Best To Use The Few New Drugs To Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Germs?

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Let's Play Ball! Share Your Sports-Inspired Poems

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent (left) and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor are sworn in before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker shovels snow from a sidewalk in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. Forecasters expect temperatures to drop around 10 degrees by Wednesday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., answers questions regarding the public impeachment hearings set to begin on Wednesday. Schiff has been the face of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump's Potentially Impeachable Offenses Include Bribery

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A man wearing a Stronger Than Hate yarmulke stands outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the site of a shooting that killed 11 worshippers in 2018. Anti-Semitic homicides in the U.S. reached their highest level ever as a result of the shooting. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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