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German Chancellor and Christian Democrat Angela Merkel appears to have lost some support because of her refugee policy that allowed more than a million asylum seekers into the country since 2015.
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Even though German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party came in first in Sunday's parliamentary election, she said she "would have preferred a better result."
Lucille Simpson, far right, and her daughter Gwendolyn Norman, both from Detroit, Mich., wait in line to enter the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 1.
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Two-year-old Robbie Klein of West Roxbury, Mass., has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood's ability to clot normally. His parents, both teachers, worry that his condition could make it hard for them to get insurance to cover his expensive medications if the law changes.
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Harrison Browne, seen here playing for the Buffalo Beauts, says he feels lucky to be part of a league that accepts him and wants him to feel comfortable.
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Nicole Castro, 25, daughter to Beth and Luis, shows her frustration as she waits at an American Airlines gate at Miami International Airport after their flight to Puerto Rico was canceled.
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A man pushes his bicycle through a flooded street in Cataño, Puerto Rico, on Friday. Hurricane Maria drenched many spots on the island with about 20 inches of rain.
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Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she needs to recover from her opioid addiction.
Entrepreneur Stinson Dean (left) and his wife Stephanie play with their three children in their yard in Independence, Mo. He says the Affordable Care Act made it possible for him to start his own business.
In 2016 Kristy, left, and Dana Dumont attempted to adopt a foster child but were rejected because they were a same-sex couple, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this week.