Light shines through new stained-glass windows with a theme of racial justice during an unveiling and dedication ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral for the windows on Saturday, Sept. 23 in Washington.
Surfers ride the waves Saturday as the ocean is whipped up by Tropical Storm Ophelia at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington, N.C. The cyclone weakened to a tropical depression by evening.
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A family of five who said they were from Guatemala and a man in a pink shirt from Peru walk through the desert after crossing in the Tucson Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border last month.
In this image from Baton Rouge Police Department body camera video, officers interact with Jeremy Lee inside a warehouse in Baton Rouge on Jan. 9, 2023. Lee sued the department in August 2023 alleging officers abused him in the police warehouse nicknamed the "Brave Cave."
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Margarita Ramirez stands in front of an altar in her home that honors her son Jeffrey, who died earlier this year. He was diagnosed with cancer while in prison and died at age 41.
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Jon Hetherington, 34, from Oregon, originally planned to attend the Seattle show of Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour, but couldn't fly because his wheelchair exceeded the plane's cargo dimensions. He posted about the saga on TikTok and a representative for Beyoncé arranged for him to attend her Dallas show.
FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell (left) along with NAACP President & CEO Derrick Johnson (right) signed an agreement this week outlining ways in which the two organizations will work together to center equity in disaster preparedness and response efforts.
In this photo provided by the New York City Police Department, a trap door leans open over narcotics, including fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia stored in the floor of a day care center, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, in New York.
Anti-abortion demonstrators gather outside Planned Parenthood's Water Street Health Center in Milwaukee on Monday, Sept. 2023. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin began offering abortions at the clinic that day after not doing so for more than a year.
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A PEN America report found that the number of books permanently removed from U.S. school libraries and classrooms has quadrupled — to 1,263 books in the last school year from 333 the year before.
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