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A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device is designed to sound an alert siren during natural disasters. Wednesday evening, police activity caused a false tsunami alarm. Caleb Jones/AP hide caption

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Kendieth Russell Roberts and her 5-year-old son Malachai are living with her sister in Florida. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Bahamians Who Fled Dorian Face An Uncertain Future In U.S.

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The Washington Monument has undergone more than $10.7 million in repairs and renovations. The monument reopens on Sept. 19. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Our Long 3-Year Wait Is Over: The Washington Monument Reopens

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Longmont, Colo., library director Nancy Kerr says libraries are always looking at new opportunities to connect people with information. Rae Ellen Bichell/Mountain West News Bureau hide caption

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Public Libraries May Turn The Page For Colorado City's News Desert

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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a plan on Wednesday to provide free tuition in all of the state's 29 public colleges and universities. The proposal still needs the approval of the state legislature. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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New York City Council speaker Corey Johnson, shown here at a New York hearing in January, said last week that he had struggled with the proposal to repeal the ban, but "ultimately, I think this is the responsible, strategic and right thing to do." Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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New York City Debates Repealing Conversion Therapy Ban

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A diver maintains an open-water cage where tuna are being farmed in Izmir, Turkey. In the U.S., federally controlled ocean waters have been off limits to aquaculture, curbing the industry's growth. But the tide may be turning. Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Folmer was arrested on Tuesday on child pornography charges filed by the state Attorney General's Office. According to charging documents, Folmer told police he had been "dealing with some personal problems." Marc Levy/AP hide caption

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Activist and political donor Ed Buck is facing criminal charges after a third man was found to have overdosed on methamphetamine in his apartment. Buck was arrested Tuesday night. Ann Johansson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Tilder, the executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, holds the SI Cover Dog, a collaboration with a Sports Illustrated reporter. Bridget Dowd/KJZZ hide caption

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For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

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A view over the Harbor Freeway in Los Angeles on Tuesday. President Trump says his administration will revoke a waiver that allows California to set its own vehicle emissions standards. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Richard Stallman, pictured in 2015, resigned from his posts as president of the Free Software Foundation and visiting scientist at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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In this March 28 photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a campaign rally in Meerut. One of his efforts as prime minister has been to construct millions of toilets to reduce open defecation. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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An employee handles sides of pork on a conveyor at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Mo. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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USDA Offers Pork Companies A New Inspection Plan, Despite Opposition

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The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here via video feed, breached nondisclosure agreements he signed with the National Security Agency and CIA with the publication of his new memoir, Permanent Record. Juliet Linderman /AP hide caption

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Smoke was seen billowing from an Aramco facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, after it came under attack on Saturday. Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters hide caption

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U.S. Satellites Detected Iran Readying Weapons Ahead Of Saudi Strike, Officials Say

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