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Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following his funeral earlier this month. Deutsch was killed in a shooting inside a Jersey City, N.J., kosher food market.

Mark Lennihan/AP

It's "open season on Jews," one New York City councilmember said in the wake of anti-Semitic violence in Brooklyn this week. The attacks come as Jews around the world celebrate Hanukkah.

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

There is both policy and politics behind President Trump's unusual applause lines about about his frustrations with the way low-flow toilets flush.

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 Emergency Situations Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan via AP

The plane was a Dutch-built Fokker 100 aircraft operated by Bek Air, which bills itself as Kazakhstan's first low-cost carrier. Officials said the plane's tail hit the runway twice during takeoff.

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Mark Makela/Getty Images

As a late entrant in the Democratic presidential primary, Michael Bloomberg is not campaigning in the first primary states and is instead marshaling his billions of dollars into advertising.

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Alexey Pavlishak/Reuters

In these binary times, it might not surprise anyone that people can't even agree on when one period of time ends and another begins.

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Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images

One month after being indicted on corruption charges, Israel's longest-serving prime minister wins his party's support to seek reelection in March.

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EHT Collaboration

We look at three noteworthy stories from the year in science news: acceptance of climate change, medical therapies to come from a new gene editing tool, and the first image of a black hole.

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Rachel Treisman/NPR

#NatSecGirlSquad is focused on placing and promoting women in national security, a field that's overwhelmingly white and male. "We don't want anything special. We just want equal footing."

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