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At least 36 students at a North Carolina school have become infected with chickenpox. The school has many students whose parents claimed a religious exemption from state vaccination requirements. Milos Bataveljic/Getty Images hide caption

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The rain didn't stop customers from lining up outside Cultivate in Leicester, Mass., on Tuesday — the first day that sales of recreational marijuana became legal in the state. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Puerto Rico's governor pledged to run a transparent recovery process. But as billions of dollars are on the way, many people say there are indications that transparency may not be a top priority. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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Advocates Fight 'Culture of Secrecy' In Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

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A statue of former President Ronald Reagan stands in front of a home on Orange County's Balboa Island. Reagan's political career and the Republican Party of the 1970s and '80s were long associated with Orange County, but the party was swept out of power there in this year's midterm elections. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners pray for the victims of the Camp Fire during a vigil Sunday in Chico, Calif. The wildfire killed dozens of people and effectively wiped the entire town of Paradise off the map. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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An owl sits on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 9 as the Woolsey Fire approaches. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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One Tiny Owl: Otherworldly Photos From California's Woolsey Fire

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Former Cleveland Judge Lance Mason served nine months in prison for the 2014 assault of his wife and was hired by the Cleveland mayor's office after his release. Ohio Department of Corrections via AP hide caption

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Pro-Publica, PBS Frontline Project: 'Documenting Hate: New American Nazis'

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A member of the staff walks through Luke, one of the restaurants still owned by John Besh, on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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Work After #MeToo: A Restaurant Company Tries To Change Its Culture

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Volunteers look at ballots during a hand recount in Palm Beach, Florida. The recount decided the election in favor of the Republican candidates for Senate and governor but election experts warn that similar problems could crop up again in 2020 if the state doesn't address them immediately. Saul Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Stacey Abrams isn't backing down from her fight against what she calls voter suppression tactics and election mismanagement after losing the Georgia governor's race. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Stacey Abrams Says She Was Almost Blocked From Voting In Georgia Election

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According to The Washington Post, Ivanka Trump "often discussed or relayed official White House business using a private email account with a domain that she shares with her husband, Jared Kushner." Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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