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Muhammad Syed, 51, was taken into custody Monday in connection with the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, N.M., over the last nine months. He faces charges in two of the deaths and may be charged in the others. Albuquerque Police Department via AP hide caption

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Suspect denies involvement in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque

The 51-year-old Afghan immigrant denied any connection to the deaths that shook the city and its small Muslim community. Bullet casings found at crime scenes were linked to a gun found at his home.

A photo of Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is displayed during a news conference April 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif., announcing the arrest of the man suspected to be the so-called Golden State Killer. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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After a career of cracking cold cases, investigator Paul Holes opens up

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Holes spent more than 20 years investigating crimes in California and played a critical role in identifying Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. as the so-called Golden State Killer. His new book is Unmasked.

After a career of cracking cold cases, investigator Paul Holes opens up

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Research shows that expanded access to preventive care and coverage has led to an increase in colon cancer screenings, vaccinations, use of contraception and chronic disease screenings. Ngampol Thongsai/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Preventive care such as birth control, anti-HIV medicine challenged in Texas lawsuit

Some object to paying for health insurance plans that cover preventive services that they say violate their religious beliefs, which could cause millions to lose access to care if the courts agree.

A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 23. British health authorities on Wednesday said they will offer a polio booster dose to children aged 1 to 9 in London, after finding evidence the virus has been spreading in multiple regions of the capital. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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Polio vaccine boosters are offered to London children as the virus spreads

Children were made eligible for booster doses after health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of London but found no cases of the paralytic disease in people.

In this Jan. 20, 2001, file photo, standing in the rain, President George W. Bush waves as he watches his inaugural parade pass by the White House viewing stand in Washington, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2001. With him are his wife and first lady Laura Bush and his father, former President George H.W. Bush. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Most Americans support using the popular vote to decide U.S. presidents

There have been five presidents who won the electoral vote but not the popular vote, including George W. Bush and Donald Trump. About 63% of Americans support using the popular vote rather than the Electoral College system, the Pew Research Center says.

Dr. Nicole Scott, the residency program director at Indiana's largest teaching hospital, is worried what the near-total ban on abortion in the state means for her hospital's ability to recruit and retain the best doctors. Farah Yousry/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Their mentor was attacked. Now young OB-GYNs may leave Indiana

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Dr. Caitlin Bernard was publicly vilified for providing abortion care to a 10-year-old rape victim. And that's got some medical residents who were open to practicing in Indiana thinking again.

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Forget crystal balls— predict the future with asparagus

Comedian Marie Faustin and Emma learn the future from a bunch of asparagus and meet a mystery person while Emma's mom stops by with a helpful tip.

Forget crystal balls— predict the future with asparagus

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Local law enforcement officers are seen in front of the home of former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Tuesday. Giorgio Viera/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mystery at Mar-a-Lago: What were FBI agents looking for and what are the consequences?

A federal search warrant like the kind carried out at the home of former President Donald Trump would require detailed evidence and sign-off at the highest levels of the DOJ, legal experts said.

A driver pumps gas at a Gulf gas station in Lynnfield, Mass., on July 19. Gasoline prices are dropping, which is helping bring down inflation. But the cost of many other things are still climbing. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Inflation is cooling thanks to gas prices, but many things still cost a lot more

Falling gasoline prices put a dent in the July inflation rate, which fell to 8.5% from 9.1% in June. But other costs such as housing continue to climb, putting a strain on many family budgets.

Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie testifies during a hearing before Senate Armed Services Committee in September, 2021. The committee held the hearing "to receive testimony on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. lost track of why it was in Afghanistan, a former commander says

Recently retired General Frank McKenzie reflects on the withdrawal from Afghanistan, who bears responsibility for the way it unfolded, and how the U.S. "lost track" of why it was in the country.

The U.S. lost track of why it was in Afghanistan, former commander says

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Protesters line the street June 4 around the front of the Nebraska State Capitol during an Abortion Rights Rally in Lincoln, Neb. Kenneth Ferriera/Lincoln Journal Star via AP hide caption

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A Nebraska woman is charged with helping her daughter have an abortion

Police say that in Facebook messages they've obtained, Jessica Burgess tells her 17-year-old daughter that she has abortion pills to end her 24-week pregnancy. They're both charged with felonies.

Tim Michels, Wisconsin Republican candidate for governor, right, speaks as former President Donald Trump listens at a rally Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wisc. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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With Trump's backing, Michels wins the Wisconsin GOP primary for governor

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Republican Tim Michels, a construction executive endorsed by former President Donald Trump, will face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in what could be a tight race for Wisconsin governor in November.

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Le bon temps continue to roll on Cajun radio in Southern Louisiana

Eight radio stations in Southern Louisiana still broadcast partially in French as they try to keep alive a dying language in the area. French has been spoken there since the mid-1700s.

Le bon temps continue to roll on Cajun radio in Southern Louisiana

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An endemic white-fronted spider monkey, an endangered species due to habitat loss, climbs a branch in Cristalino II State Park in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil in July 2019. Rodrigo Vargas/AP hide caption

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A court in Brazil reopens the case of a rainforest park larger than New York City

A state court backpedaled Monday and reopened a lawsuit that invalidated a protected area in Brazil's Amazon. The judicial reversal is a setback for a cattle rancher.

The Beluga whale swims in the lock of Notre Dame de la Garenne in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, west of Paris, France, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. During Wednesday's rescue operation, the dangerously thin animal began to have breathing difficulties, and experts decided the most humane thing to do was to euthanize the creature. Aurelien Morissard/AP hide caption

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Stranded whale dies after a rescue operation to remove it from a French river

A veterinarian said that during the rescue operation, the dangerously thin white mammal began to have breathing difficulties, and so experts decided to humanely euthanize the creature.

Vision divine du 11 Mars 1948, is a series of eight drawings by Ivoirian artist Frédéric Bruly Bouabré. They depict a vision that Bouabré said he experienced that year: "seven colored suns" creating a "circle of beauty around their 'mother-sun.' " This piece and other works from Bouabré are part of an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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A vision of 7 suns led a self-taught Ivoirian artist to draw the everyday and the holy

The Museum of Modern Art shows the colorful works of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, a prolific artist from the Ivory Coast who documented his Bété culture — and even created a pictograph language.

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