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Patricia Arquette plays Tilly, a woman who helped two inmates break out of prison, in the based-on-a-true-story drama Escape at Dannemora. Benicio del Toro plays escapee Richard Matt. Chris Saunders/Showtime hide caption

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The True-Story, Love-Triangle, Prison-Break Drama 'Escape At Dannemora'

Pulled from the headlines, a new Showtime series features sexual liaisons between two inmates and a prison worker (Patricia Arquette) and a comedic actor (Ben Stiller) in the serious director's chair.

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Always This Late (Instrumental) ODESZA

CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington on Wednesday to attend a hearing on a legal challenge against the Trump administration. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Decision Delayed To Friday In CNN Suit Over White House Revoking Acosta's Press Pass

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Beach Dr. Oddisee
Inversion Mark Ronson
Carol Kaye (Instrumental) Laura Veirs

Rep. Maxine Waters, seated next to Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, at a hearing in July, is set to become chair of the House Financial Services Committee. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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'Auntie Maxine' Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

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Deep Space Instro (bonus track) Kero One
In Time Kero One, Clara C et. al.
Daffodil Pickles Emancipator
Abracadabra Emancipator

Patricia Arquette plays Tilly, a woman who helped two inmates break out of prison, in the based-on-a-true-story drama Escape at Dannemora. Benicio del Toro plays escapee Richard Matt. Chris Saunders/Showtime hide caption

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The True-Story, Love-Triangle, Prison-Break Drama 'Escape At Dannemora'

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Take Me to the Pilot Elton John
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Mir, a Pakistani man who used to live in Xinjiang, China, clutches the hands of his two daughters. Since Chinese authorities detained his wife, he's been raising their two girls alone. "My mind just won't work," he says. "I sound incoherent, I can't think, I even forget what to say in my prayers." Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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'My Family Has Been Broken': Pakistanis Fear For Uighur Wives Held In China

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Hundreds of people wait to pass from Mexico into the United States at the border crossing in Nogales, Ariz., in 2010. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Arizona Residents, Officials Skeptical As Border Troops Move In

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