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Containers of mifepristone and misoprostol — medications used to end a pregnancy — sit on a table inside of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Fairview Heights, Ill. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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A woman representing a rape victim leads protesters in Berlin demonstrating in an April 16 march against Russian military aggression in the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Syria. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury appears during pregame warmups at Footprint Center in Phoenix last fall. Mike Mattina/Getty Images hide caption

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Vladimir Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova speaks via video link during a panel session last year at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum — Russia's version of Davos. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A Sacramento city police officer stands near a field of evidence markers after a mass shooting that left six people dead over the weekend. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Customs and Border Protection agents apprehend a group of Brazilian migrants in Otay Mesa, Calif., in August 2021. Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tugboats pull on the Ever Forward near Pasadena, Md., on Tuesday, trying to free the ship as it sits in the Chesapeake Bay after running aground near Baltimore. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Intuit's 2018 homepage for TurboTax failed to adequately disclose the limits of the "free" offer, the Federal Trade Commission says. Federal Trade Commission hide caption

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A truck drives out of a Wisconsin farm on Thursday where avian flu was detected, forcing the commercial egg producer to destroy more than 2.7 million chickens. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Actor Alec Baldwin, seen here in 2019, argues in a new legal filing that terms in his producer contract protect him from liability related to the fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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