NPR's Wei Quan holds a sign prompting people to respond to the #DearWashington social media conversation about what issues the next president should know about this election season.
Native American teenagers participate in a drum circle dance during the College Horizons summer retreat for prospective students at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wi.
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Ethnic Yi schoolgirls take a break halfway down the mountain, on their way from their homes in Atule'er village to their first day of school in a new semester. The difficulty of getting up and down the mountain has made it hard for villagers to shake off poverty, and made it challenging for their children to attend school.
In this photo made from a Sept. 16, 2016 police video, Terence Crutcher, left, with his arms up is pursued by police officers as he walks next to his stalled SUV moments before he was shot and killed by one of the officers in Tulsa, Okla.
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, seen here at a GOP event in April, overstepped his authority when he imposed a 4.5 percent budget cut on the state's university and community college system, the state's supreme court says.