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President Trump listens to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf during a May briefing. Trump announced on Twitter he was nominating Wolf as DHS chief, but it's unclear if the GOP-controlled Senate will vote to confirm him. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Jerry Falwell Jr. has told NPR that he has accomplished all he had hoped to do at Liberty University. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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'Free At Last,' Says Jerry Falwell Jr. After Resigning As Head Of Liberty University

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Tropical Storm Laura will become a hurricane by early Tuesday, forecasters say. The storm could make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border — and it will remain dangerous as it moves inland. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR GOES-East hide caption

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The two sets of footprints "are among the oldest tracks on Earth of shelled-egg-laying animals, such as reptiles, and the earliest evidence of vertebrate animals walking in sand dunes," paleontologist Stephen Rowland said. U.S. National Park Service/U.S. National Park Service hide caption

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The Trump administration implemented new restrictions on DACA applicants following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering DHS to revert to the original guidelines set by President Barack Obama in 2012. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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A wildfire in Lassen County in Northern California on Saturday spawned at least one fire tornado that prompted the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning. As of Monday, firefighters were still trying to contain the blaze. Katelynn & Jordan Hewlett/AP hide caption

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Jason Wright, pictured in 2009 when he was with the Arizona Cardinals, will lead the organization's business divisions, including operations, finance, sales, and marketing, as team president. NFL Photos/NFL hide caption

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Friday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rolls back California's ban on the sale of ammunition magazines containing more than 10 bullets. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, pictured last month, withdrew litigation against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City Council over a requirement to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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In the run-up to Airbnb's imminent IPO filing, it has implemented a series of policies to help repair the company's reputation within communities that oppose the constant turnover of strangers in their neighborhoods. Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images hide caption

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A protester is shown being taken into custody by federal officers in Portland, Ore., last month. "We recognize that we undermine public safety, not promote it, if we leverage the force of our criminal justice system against peaceful protesters who are demanding to be heard," Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt said on Tuesday. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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