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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on Thursday. John McDonnell/The Washington Post/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives for a hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, pictured on Aug. 6, did not appear at a House threats hearing on Thursday despite a subpoena for his appearance. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., at a hearing on July 22. He was not pleased with the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Military police hold a line near the White House on June 1 as demonstrators gather to protest police brutality in Washington, D.C. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A research assistant with the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB), at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), studies coronavirus protein samples, June 1, 2020. The EIDB is part of WRAIR's effort to produce a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Mike Walters/U.S. Army hide caption

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Army Marshals Resources To Aid In Race For Coronavirus Vaccine

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Abdul Salam Hanafi (right), a member of the Taliban negotiating team, heads to the opening session of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Hussein Sayed/AP hide caption

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Former FBI Agent Ali Soufan, shown here in New York in 2018, interrogated many al-Qaida suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Soufan's 2011 book on that topic, The Black Banners, included many redactions. A new version was released this week without the redactions. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Ex-FBI Interrogator Ali Soufan, Sept. 11 Still Frames His Life

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on economic issues via video conference Thursday at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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Twitter says it will crack down on attempts to undermine faith in the November election or incite unrest. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The whistleblower says Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, twice told him to withhold reporting on Russian threats to the election. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Whistleblower Alleges DHS Told Him To Stop Reporting On Russia Threat

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China may have landed a new space plane on Sept. 6 at this secretive air base, located in China in the desert near an old nuclear testing ground. Planet Labs Inc. hide caption

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New Chinese Space Plane Landed At Mysterious Air Base, Evidence Suggests

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President Trump addresses a campaign rally Tuesday in Winston-Salem, N.C. Logan Cyrus/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Joann Woodson kneels at the gravesite of her husband, Cpl. Waverly Woodson Jr., at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Linda Hervieux via AP hide caption

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Senators Push For Medal Of Honor For Late Black Medic Who Saved Lives At Normandy

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U.S. troops participated in a March handover to the Iraqi army in Kirkuk, Iraq. The U.S. plans to draw down its troop numbers in the country this month. Murtadha Al-Sudani/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, introduced a targeted coronavirus relief bill and said he planned a vote this week on it. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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A picture of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen is seen in Washington, D.C., in July. Congress is launching an investigation into her killing and other deaths at Fort Hood. Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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