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Electricity poles and power lines toppled by Hurricane Maria are seen in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday. The storm left the island without electricity service, officials say. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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'We've Never Gone Through This': Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electricity

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Former world middleweight champion boxer Jake LaMotta attends a dinner in New York City in 2012. LaMotta has died at 95. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis hide caption

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Residents seek shelter inside Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on Wednesday, as Hurricane Maria struck the island. Hector Retamal /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sophia Spencer and Morgan Jackson co-wrote a scientific paper on Twitter, entomology and women in science, after a tweet about Sophia's love for bugs went viral. Courtesy of Nicole Spencer hide caption

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Once Teased For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-Old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

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The opioid industry expanded in the 1990s in response to the medical community's push to better treat pain and chronic pain with drugs such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A burned-out Georgia Tech police vehicle sits on a truck outside a police station on the Atlanta campus on Monday night. The car was set ablaze during a protest over a deadly police shooting of a Georgia Tech student Saturday. Kevin D. Liles/AP hide caption

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Three University of Virginia graduates have won the right to sue Rolling Stone magazine for defamation over a now-retracted article alleging that members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity perpetrated a horrific gang rape. Jay Paul/Getty Images hide caption

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The Toys R Us Times Square Holiday Shop held its grand opening last month in New York City. The largest U.S. toy store chain filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, but most stores are operating as usual. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Toys R Us hide caption

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House, discusses immigration overhaul at California State University, Sacramento on Monday. Earlier, she was shouted down by young immigrants at an event in San Francisco. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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