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Hurricane Irma significantly damaged nearly 90 percent of government buildings and the island's electricity infrastructure. Now 87 percent of the island's power has been restored. Garson Kelsick/AP hide caption

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Many people who have worked in kitchens say the restaurant industry's problem goes far beyond high-flying personalities and celebrity chefs. Even when harassment is not sexual, abusive work environments flourish in the industry. byakkaya/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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A woman photographs inside the "Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity" room during a preview of the Yayoi Kusama's "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum on Feb. 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cal Fire firefighters keep watch on a wildfire blaze burning the mountainside near the Cate School campus in Carpinteria, Calif., on Dec. 10, 2017. Kenneth Song/AP hide caption

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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister that was fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli border after a protest against President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Adel Hana/AP hide caption

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The $3 billion Brightline express train project will launch this month with trains operating from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale. Courtesy of Brightline hide caption

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A row of chimneys stand in a neighborhood devastated by a wildfire on Oct. 13, 2017, near Santa Rosa, Calif. Massive wildfires swept through Northern California two months ago, destroying thousands of homes and businesses. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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The Grinch, played by Jim Carrey, conspires with his dog Max to deprive the Whos of their favorite holiday in the live-action adaptation Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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A cycle courier for meal delivery service Uber Eats rides past in Lille, France, on Sept. 2, 2017. In the U.S., advocates are raising concerns about the safety of workers in the gig economy. Philippe Huguen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyntoia Brown is pictured in a still from the 2011 documentary Me Facing Life: The Cyntoia Brown Story. Her case is renewing questions about how child sex trafficking victims are treated by the justice system. Courtesy Daniel H. Birman Productions hide caption

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When the Northville Psychiatric Hospital closed, many of the patients either had to leave southeast Michigan for hospitals elsewhere in the state or ended up in community programs that haven't always met their needs, an advocacy group says. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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In 1952, atomic scientists came together on the 10th anniversary of the first controlled nuclear fission chain reaction, which took place Dec. 2, 1942, at the University of Chicago. Courtesy of University of Chicago Photographic Archive hide caption

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Cars cross the fluid border between Ireland and Northern Ireland in Donegal, Ireland, on June 25, 2016. The result of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union has ignited a debate over whether the border will need to establish customs checks and tariffs. Paul Faith /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean and U.S. marine fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula during a training on Aug. 31, 2017 in Gangwon-do, South Korea. Handout/South Korean Defense Ministry hide caption

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Supporters of women's health rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2016, as the Court hears oral arguments in seven cases dealing with religious organizations that want to ban contraceptives from their health insurance policies on religious grounds. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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