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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, pictured earlier this month in France, told reporters on Thursday that the tech giant is making great strides in fighting hate speech and crime online. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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The family of the woman who was raped and then gave birth last December has filed new documents alleging she may have been impregnated before. They are seeking $45 million in damages. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Kenneth Feinberg has been appointed to oversee talks between Bayer's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives for a court-mandated settlement over claims that the weedkiller Roundup caused cancer. Lauren Victoria Burke/AP hide caption

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A mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service makes deliveries at a Florida apartment complex in June 2018. The USPS has partnered with TuSimple to launch a multistate driverless semitruck test program on Tuesday. It doesn't involve home deliveries. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Whitney Houston's estate announced a slew of new projects featuring the beloved singer, including a hologram tour, a new album or previously unreleased songs, a possible Broadway musical and a Vegas show. Matt Sayles/AP hide caption

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The wake of a supply vessel heading toward a working platform crosses over an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2015. The Coast Guard says it has contained the oil spill. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Drivers line up in the border city of Juárez in Mexico's Chihuahua state, as they attempt to cross the border at El Paso, Texas. The Guatemalan consul has confirmed that a Guatemalan boy apprehended with his mother last month had died Tuesday night. Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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App-based driver advocacy groups say they anticipated the National Labor Relations Board decision announced on Tuesday. The NLRB declared Uber drivers are independent contractors, not employees. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Former University of Southern California soccer coach Laura Janke exiting a Boston federal court Tuesday, where she pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Students in New York fill their lunch trays with hot food. In Rhode Island, a controversy over a plan to limit children to cold sandwiches if they had outstanding lunch balances was quickly reversed this week. Mary Esch/AP hide caption

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Asia Bibi, pictured in 2010, traveled safely from Pakistan to Canada on Tuesday, according to her lawyer. She is reunited with her two daughters who have also been granted asylum there. AP hide caption

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