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A new Florida state law allows parents, and any residents, to challenge the use of textbooks and instructional materials they find objectionable via an independent hearing. Gulfiya Mukhamatdinova/Getty Images hide caption

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New Florida Law Lets Residents Challenge School Textbooks

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The Trump helicopter is seen at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., in April. The president's club is requesting foreign worker visas to staff up during peak season. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelans Who Fled To Florida Participate In Opposition's Symbolic Vote

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American Cruise Companies Stand To Benefit From U.S. Changes To Cuba Policy

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Florida Swaps Out Septic Tanks For Sewers To Fight Coastal Pollution

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Country's Mayors Gather In Miami To Advocate For Cities

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Disaster relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development came to New York City communities like the Rockaways after Hurricane Sandy. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A groundskeeper at Pinecrest Gardens sprays pesticide to kill mosquitoes in Miami-Dade County, Fla., in 2016. Gaston De Cardenas/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, pictured in April, is extending the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haitians in the U.S. until January 2018. But he says conditions are improving in Haiti, seven years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000 people there. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Homeland Security Extends Protections For Thousands Of Haitians In U.S.

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Protesters with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), including a costumed tiger, gathered at City Hall in Los Angeles last year to call on the city to prohibit circuses from using tigers, lions and other wild animals in their acts. Circuses have been a target of PETA since it was founded in 1980. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Ringling Bros. Curtain Call Is Latest Victory For Animal Welfare Activists

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Hearings Begin On Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

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An environmental group finds a high rate of water quality violations in Puerto Rico and calls on officials on the island and in Washington to invest in safety improvements. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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