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Sophia Spencer and Morgan Jackson co-wrote a scientific paper on Twitter, entomology and women in science, after a tweet about Sophia's love for bugs went viral. Courtesy of Nicole Spencer hide caption

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Once Teased For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-Old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

Sophia Spencer was extremely fond of bugs, especially grasshoppers. Her peers didn't always appreciate her interest. Entomologists on Twitter, on the other hand, were huge fans of her passion.

Once Teased For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-Old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

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Latest GOP Effort To Replace ACA Could End Health Care For Millions

Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different from the last one that failed.

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Feeling The Music With Deaf 'America's Got Talent' Finalist Mandy Harvey

The singer-songwriter was born with an ear deformity that made hearing difficult; eventually, she lost her residual hearing. But if you're going to vote for her, she wants you to look past that.

Feeling The Music With Deaf 'America's Got Talent' Finalist Mandy Harvey

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President Trump applauded the U.N. Security Council for its recent votes to impose tough economic sanctions on North Korea, during an address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To U.N.: North Korea's 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un On A Suicide Mission

In this first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump took on the global threats posed by North Korea and Iran and reiterated his "America First" approach to policy.

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41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

The states' attorneys general are banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths.

"It's just truth," Gucci Mane says of his new book. "It's the underdog story because I been jumping hurdles my whole life." Cameron Kirkland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'The Autobiography Of Gucci Mane': A Story Of Rap And Rebirth

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to the rapper about his new book, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. It traces his life as an artist who forged an unlikely path to stardom and personal rebirth.

'The Autobiography Of Gucci Mane': A Story Of Rap And Rebirth

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Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

This week the White House hosted historically black colleges and universities. But many HBCU presidents stayed away, arguing that the administration is not interested in the issues their schools face.

Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

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PHOTOS: Keys Residents Face Devastated Homes, No Power And A Slow Recovery

"I can make jokes," Laura Welliver says, "because I've already had my good, long cry."

PHOTOS: Keys Residents Face Devastated Homes, No Power And A Slow Recovery

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Martin Schulz, former president of the European Parliament, speaks during an campaign event in Potsdam, eastern Germany, on Sept. 15. He is Chancellor Angela Merkel's main challenger in Germany's upcoming federal elections. Steffi Loos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

Martin Schulz's main handicap is that his party spent eight of the last 12 years in coalition with the German chancellor's party, and their policies are barely distinguishable from each other.