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Tyler Holland guides his bike through the water as winds from Tropical Storm Barry push water from Lake Pontchartrain over the seawall Saturday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Albert Almora Jr. of the Chicago Cubs is comforted by Jason Heyward after a young child was injured by a foul ball off Almora's bat. The accident happened on May 29 in the fourth inning of a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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After Numerous Foul Ball Fan Injuries, Baseball Reconsiders Protective Netting

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Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

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A man reads a book on his e-book reader device. In July, Microsoft will be deleting its e-book library and ceasing all e-book sales. Joerg Sarbach/AP hide caption

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Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content

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Jamal Batar and his father, Aden, at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.

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Luann McVey holds a sign before the start of a rally held in support of the Alaska university system on Feb. 13 in Juneau, Alaska. Becky Bohrer/AP hide caption

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University Of Alaska Readies For Budget Slash: 'We May Likely Never Recover'

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Lil Miss Hot Mess reads to children during a Drag Queen Story Hour in Brooklyn, N.Y. The event is held in libraries across the country, including, in the past, at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Actor Sean Connery poses as James Bond next to his Aston Martin DB5 in a scene from the United Artists release 'Goldfinger' in 1964. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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'Every Guy Wants To Be James Bond.' But Would They Pay $545 For His Onesie?

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'She Was The Adult I Needed Growing Up': Remembering A Great-Aunt's Enduring Love

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