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ICE Temporarily Closes Portland Office Amid Tumult Of Protests Across U.S.

"Security concerns" persuaded Immigration and Customs Enforcement to shutter its office there for at least two days. But the Oregon city isn't the only place feeling unrest over immigration policy.

First lady Melania Trump walks through the facility after a round table discussion with doctors and social workers at the Upbring New Hope Childrens Center operated by Lutheran Social Services of the South on Thursday in McAllen, Texas. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Melania Trump Makes Trip To Visit Border Detention Facilities In Texas

"She wanted to see everything for herself," the first lady's communications director said. "She supports family reunification. She thinks that it's important that children stay with their families."

Sleep Dino More: Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Owen (Chris Pratt) try not to wake one of Isla Nublar's grumpiest residents in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Giles Keyte/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Dino Vs. The Volcano: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Generates Intermittent Heat

In this derivative but fitfully inventive fifth installment of the Jurassic franchise, our heroes try to rescue Isla Nublar's dinosaurs from extinction-by-lava, only to get their ash handed to them.

Dino Vs. The Volcano: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Generates Intermittent Heat

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Several circular herpes virus particles are seen near a cell membrane. Roseola herpes virus causes a childhood illness marked by skin rashes and now has been found in brains with Alzheimer's disease. NCI/Science Source hide caption

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Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two herpes viruses that cause skin rashes in toddlers may accelerate Alzheimer's disease when they infect brain cells. The finding suggests antiviral drugs might help protect the brain.

Protesters and counterprotesters clash during the "Unite the Right" rally on Aug. 12, 2017 in Charlottesville. One woman died when a car drove into a crowd. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.

Koko, the gorilla who became an ambassador to the human world through her ability to communicate, has died. She's seen here at age 4, telling Francine "Penny" Patterson, left, that she is hungry. In the center is June Monroe, an interpreter for the deaf at St. Luke's Church, who helped to teach Koko. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Koko The Gorilla Dies, Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication

Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.

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NFL Players Move Their Protests Off The Field, Grilling Boston DA Candidates

"The anthem had its role," says Patriots player Devin McCourty. "But I think, if we just took a knee every Sunday ... would anything change in the communities? I don't think so."

NFL Players Move Their Protests Off The Field, Grilling Boston DA Candidates

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Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading

Pearl's under-the-radar recommendations include a children's fantasy, a murder mystery set in 1919 Kolkata and an entire book dedicated to the events of 1947.

Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading

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President Trump, with DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence, speaks after signing an executive order ending the practice of separating migrant families. But the move leaves many questions unanswered Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Media Failed To Redefine Debate On Family Separation

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Media outlets such as Fox News and Breitbart defended the president and his "zero-tolerance" policy on the border. But the narrative began to unravel as it became clear President Trump would reverse course.

Conservative Media Failed To Redefine Debate On Trump's Immigration Policy

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Employees at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Montgomery, Ala., say they face retaliation when reporting mismanagement or abuse. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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For VA Whistleblowers, A Culture Of Fear And Retaliation

Veterans Affairs employees in one Southeast district say a toxic culture of retaliation has undermined veterans' care and worker morale. There is growing skepticism among whistleblowers that the VA can police itself.

For VA Whistleblowers, A Culture Of Fear And Retaliation

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The steel used to build lobster traps like these, stacked up outside a fish market on Martha's Vineyard, is getting pricier, thanks to new tariffs. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

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The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.

Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

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