The exterior of the condo building at 165 Henry St. in Manhattan's Lower East Side hints at the split-level apartments inside, as air conditioners (upper left) are positioned at both the upper and lower windows of the top two floors.
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Residents in Ventura, Calif., believed large hilltop water tanks would provide ample water during a wildfire. But the water stopped flowing for some residents trying to protect their homes during 2017's Thomas Fire.
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In surveillance video, an unarmed black man Markeis McGlockton (far left) is shot by Michael Drejka, who is white, during an altercation a the parking lot in Clearwater, Fla., in July 2018.
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California's new lethal force bill "changes the culture of policing," Assemblywoman Shirley Weber said Monday. She's seen here in April, alongside Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, the bill's co-author.
Calif. Gov. Newsom Expected To Sign Bill Limiting Police Use Of Deadly Force
Despite the stress of Ebola, Media Joice Kashamba Emmanuela and her boyfriend, Espoir Kitumaini, dance to rumba music at Ibiza, a dance club in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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A sea of fog advances on the Golden Gate Bridge during a late winter twilight in 2016. On Saturday, the operators of FogCam said the long-running webcam at San Francisco State University will sunset "forever" at the end of August.
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The author's grandfather, Vicente Guerra, is pictured in a mug shot from San Quentin State Prison. He was sentenced to five years to life for the 1931 murder of Joseph Retotar.
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U.S. Attorney William McSwain criticized Philadelphia's district attorney for fostering what he called a "new culture of disrespect for law enforcement" after a gunman shot six officers during an hours-long standoff with authorities.
Antonio Basco hugs a boy at the memorial service for his wife, Margie Reckard, at La Paz Faith Memorial and Spiritual Center in El Paso, Texas. Basco, who doesn't have many local friends and family, invited the public to attend.
Siblings Christine Cuddy (left) and Flip Cuddy hold a photo of their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, the first Asian American woman in the Navy, at their StoryCorps interview in Northridge, Calif., last July.