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The New England Patriots cut Antonio Brown after 11 days with the team. The wide receiver is accused of sexual assault and his future in the NFL is in doubt. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, right, with Alexandra Hill Tinoco, left, minister of Foreign Affairs for El Salvador, after signing an asylum agreement in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, looks on during a news conference Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C. Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Citing "growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes," Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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People in Houston navigate the floodwaters on Thursday. The city got more than 9 inches of rain on that day alone, according to the National Weather Service in Houston. Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images hide caption

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Three variations of the AR-15 rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento, Calif., in a 2012 photo. On Thursday, Connecticut-based Colt's Manufacturing Co. said it was suspending production of its version of the AR-15 for the civilian market. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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ISIS attacks abroad and a series of deadly right-wing attacks in the U.S. have fueled a demand for more information on extremist networks. Understanding them is the first step in fighting them. But there has been little discussion about potential harm to the researchers tasked with looking deep inside the world's most dangerous movements. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Rivas holds photographs of her mother, Julia Medina, who died in 2012. Maria cared for Julia for six years at the end of her life. Courtesy of Caroline Dezan for StoryCorps hide caption

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A Daily Mother-Daughter Moment Documented Forever

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (center) marches with other young climate activists last week outside the White House in Washington, D.C. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A Rising Generation Asserts Itself On Climate Change

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Tyler Flach, 18, is accused of fatally stabbing Khaseen Morris in a brawl stemming from a dispute over a girl. Dozens of students looked on as Morris bled out, even filming the violent scene and posting it to social media. Nassau County Police Department hide caption

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A few dozen anti-abortion activists gathered outside the coroner's office in Will County, Ill., on Thursday, to pray and call for formal burial of the remains. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Fate Of Fetal Remains Unclear As Investigation Continues In Indiana

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A network of reproductive rights advocates is working to share information about self-induced abortion, both in person and over the Internet. Karina Perez for NPR hide caption

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With Abortion Restrictions On The Rise, Some Women Induce Their Own

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Parts of eastern Texas could see nearly 3 feet of rain through Friday, forecasters say, warning of potential flash floods from Tropical Depression Imelda. Here, Angel Marshman walks through floodwaters in Galveston after trying to start his flooded car Wednesday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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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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