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A firefighter works to put out flames of the Bobcat Fire in Juniper Hills, Calif. As of Sunday, the wildfire has grown to more than 99,000 acres and is 15% contained. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said he believes the Senate should not fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the 2020 election, noting that voting has already started and Republicans took a similar stance in 2016. Tom Williams/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, in 2017. The Trump administration says it will award nearly $13 billion in infrastructure grants to help the island recover from the storm that hit three years ago. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday that certain sectors in most of the state can expand their occupancy limits starting Monday. He also said that hospitals in those regions can now resume elective procedures and that eligible long-term care facilities can resume limited visitation next week. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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The NCAA Division I Council announced on Wednesday that the 2020-2021 men's and women's college basketball seasons can begin on Nov. 25. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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The site of James Scurlock's shooting death in Omaha, Neb., is still being preserved as a memorial in mid-September. On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted Jake Gardner in the killing, handing down four charges including manslaughter. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Floodwaters swamp cars on a street Wednesday in Pensacola, Fla. Sally made landfall near Gulf Shores, Ala., as a Category 2 hurricane, pushing a surge of ocean water and dumping torrential rainfall. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Dawn Wooten (left), who filed the whistleblower complaint about conditions at the Irwin County Detention Center, participates in a news conference Tuesday in Atlanta. Jeff Amy/AP hide caption

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, pictured at a news conference in March, criticized Republicans on Tuesday for celebrating a federal judge's ruling that called some of the state's pandemic response measures unconstitutional. Marc Levy/AP hide caption

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Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Lovely Warren, seen at a Sept. 3 news conference, announced a series of personnel actions and reforms on Monday following a preliminary review of the city's handling of the events following the March arrest and death of Daniel Prude. Adrian Kraus/AP hide caption

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled that the plaintiffs failed to prove that racial animus was a factor when the administration canceled temporary protected status for four countries. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez was chosen to lead the department in 2018, but authorities said he and a city official schemed to help him with the police chief examination. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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New York City public transit passengers who refuse to wear masks will be fined $50 starting Sept. 14. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighters try to control the Santiam Fire in Mill City, Ore., on Thursday. About 500,000 people have been evacuated in the state as fires ravage some 900,000 acres. Kathryn Elsesser/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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