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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions backed Donald Trump early on. The two have at least one thing in common: both have been accused as being insensitive on issues of race.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has apologized for remarks she made about Donald Trump. NPR's Nina Totenberg has the latest.

"Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future I will be more circumspect," the Supreme Court Justice said in a statement Thursday.

Model Jason Aaron Baca has appeared on 475 romance book covers. By his tally, that's more than even Fabio. His is a story of hard work and luck in the swashbuckling, bodice-ripping world of romance.

Even before last week's shooting of Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge's mostly-white police force had an uneasy relationship with the mostly-black city.

Why is it so hard to connect people with therapists? Insurance bureaucracy cuts both ways, it turns out. Patients have trouble finding therapists in networks. And therapists have trouble joining them.

Nicolas Maduro presides over an unraveling economy marked by empty shop shelves, food riots, malnutrition and unrest. He's losing backers, but still has the military on his side.

A group called Truckers Against Trafficking is helping states enlist truckers to spot and report forced prostitution. The effort has sent traffickers to prison and liberated hundreds of sex slaves.

In Wales, the U.K.'s largest steel plant is in limbo. Employing thousands, the plant is the cornerstone of Port Talbot's economy. The vote created anxiety about the future of the plant and the town.

Beijing rejects the Hague tribunal's ruling that China's South China Sea claims are illegal. U.S. - China friction could grow over the Scarborough Shoal, also claimed by the Philippines.

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