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Walter Gomes Da­Silva, an illegal immigrant who was deported twice from the U.S., was seen smiling in court Tuesday while pleading not guilty to the murder of his daughter. (Fox Providence)

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California State University Los Angeles honored the demands of its Black Student Union and created segregated housing. (Facebook, Cal State Los Angeles)

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Zendaya has accused a Vons grocery store clerk of racism after she was allegedly denied service this week. (Zendaya)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said "we need to have a (Zika funding) bill that is clean, that comes to the floor. And by clean, I mean no poison pill."

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Illustration on making the lawmakers live under their own legislation by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illegal Immigration Undermining American Democracy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Much of Greek economic policy over the past 30 years was shaped by the country's prestigious academic institutions, but that didn't stop the country from falling into economic stagnation, which led to protests at the Athens Academy in the spring. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)

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Even those charged with deporting illegal immigrants aren't sure how many are living in the U.S. The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the number could be as high as 15 million, though most private estimates put the figure in the 11 million to 12 million range. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on Labor Day and the rights of workers by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

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Tax Burden Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Tax Burden Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Standing at the podium at an anti-Equal Rights Amendment dinner in Washington are, from left: Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), activist Phyllis Schlafly, and Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), March 22, 1979. The dinner was held to celebrate the date of what would have been the expiration of the seven-year ratification period for the ERA before its extension by Congress. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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Anti-abortion leader Phyllis Schlafly, a delegate from Alton, Ill., right, talks with Juanita Crosby, a Missouri delegate from Kansas City, on the floor of the Astrodome during the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Houston, Aug. 17, 1992. Abortion rights proponents gave up their fight to force a floor debate on softening the anti-abortion plank of the party. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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Anti-abortion demonstrators, including Phyllis Schlafly, foreground, rally at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 1992. The high court upheld most provisions of a restrictive Pennsylvania abortion law. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

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Phyllis Schlafly speaks during an interview in her office Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Clayton, Mo. At 82 the matriarch of the conservative movement is showing no signs of slowing down and is still speaking out against abortion and illegal immigrants, still fighting the Equal Rights Amendment and still a thorn in the side of not only Democrats but of Republicans she sees as leaning too far to the left. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Phyllis Schlafly sits at her desk during an interview in her office Wednesday, March 7, 2007 in Clayton, Mo. At 82 the matriarch of the conservative movement is showing no signs of slowing down and is still speaking out against abortion and illegal immigrants, still fighting the Equal Rights Amendment and still a thorn in the side of not only Democrats but of Republicans she sees as leaning too far to the left. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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In this March 11, 2016 photo, longtime conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, 91, endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump before Trump begins speaking at a campaign rally in St. Louis. Her support for Trump has led to internal strife _ and what she claims was an attempt to oust her _ at the organization she formed nearly a half-century ago to fight the Equal Rights Amendment. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)