2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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If you're tired of eggnog, twinkling lights and family gathered by an open fire, then this is a holiday story for you. Betsie Van der Meer/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A Ye Olde Holiday Tale For 2019

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A person sleeps on a sidewalk near New York's Times Square this past week. A new report says more and more American cities are passing laws that make it illegal to sleep outside, on the street, in a park or in your own car. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Should It Be Illegal To Sleep Outside?

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Two editions of Maurizio Cattelan's Comedian, a banana duct-taped to a wall, have reportedly sold for more than $100,000. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: This Art Is Bananas

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Washington, D.C.: William D. Ruckelshaus, director of the Environmental Protection Agency. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Opinion: Bill Ruckelshaus, Conservationist Who Also Protected The Rule Of Law

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A container dock of Yangshan Port in Shanghai. About 99% of the shoes sold in America are made overseas, with China being the largest manufacturer by far. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Why You Should Think About Uighurs The Next Time You Put On Shoes

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Two witnesses seen as crucial to the case against President Trump in the impeachment inquiry testified Wednesday. Jim Lo Scalzo/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Diplomats Called 'Deep State' Insiders Were Outsiders Fleeing Oppression

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The Berlin Wall went up almost overnight in 1961; in November 1989, it began to crumble. Ullstein Bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 30 Years After The Berlin Wall

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Jorge Masvidal punches Ben Askren during the UFC 239 Welterweight Bout on July 6 in Las Vegas. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Why Is Our President Spending Saturday Night At A Cage Fight?

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Police and forensic officers investigate a truck and refrigerated trailer where 39 bodies were discovered in Thurrock, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: How Will We Remember Migrants Who Suffer, Strive And Risk Their Lives?

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The Washington Nationals are headed to the World Series for the first time since the franchise moved to Washington, D.C. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: For Washington's Nats, A Long And Winding Road To The World Series

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Houston Rockets' James Harden smiles during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Toronto Raptors. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: NBA Sidelines Free Speech In Favor Of China

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For several days this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dodged questions about the whistleblower's complaint before finally admitting he had actually been on the call at the center of the complaint. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Did Secretary Pompeo Forget His West Point Pledge?

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President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speak during a meeting in New York on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Sitcom President And The Reality Show President

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Cokie Roberts makes a speech at the Buell Theatre in Denver. Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Cokie Roberts

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump listen to the national anthem during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon earlier this week. China News Service/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: President Trump Claims He Was At Ground Zero On Sept. 11. But Was He?

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A gas flare from the Shell Chemical LP petroleum refinery illuminates the sky on Aug. 21 in Norco, La. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: Earth Has Survived Extinctions Before, It's Humans Who Are Fragile

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Chubbs, right, a golden retriever and his pal Louie, left, a French bulldog, greet their friend at a small dog park in Chevy Chase, Md. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: The Real Problem At A Beltway Dog Park? Hint: It's Not The Dogs

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A sign for Flu Shots at a CVS Pharmacy in Boston. Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

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A tourist gives her luggage to security guards as she tries to enter the departures gate during another demonstration by pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday. Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Hong Kong Protesters Might Bother Tourists, Or Pierce Their Conscience

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Broadway director and producer Hal Prince died this week at the age of 91. NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Prince Of Broadway's Legacy Lives On Through His Music

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For the second time in a month, an intense heat wave has hit Western Europe, particularly France. In Toulouse, temperatures reached 90 degrees Fahrenheit by 10 p.m. This heat wave is characterized by unusually high temperatures at night. Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Is Anything More Urgent Than The Temperature Of Our Planet?

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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined from left by House Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to reporters prior to a vote called by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to condemn what she called "racist comments" by President Donald Trump, at the Capitol on July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption2020欧洲杯冠军预测

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Opinion: Should Republicans Still Call Themselves The Party Of Lincoln?

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