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Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's legal battle with the Republican-led Legislature has left confusion over whether she has the authority to issue new pandemic restrictions. Kelly did not issue a mask mandate when speaking Wednesday from the state Capitol in Topeka. Abigail Censky/KCUR hide caption

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Three Reasons for the Housing Shortage

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Given The Choice Between Prison Life And Fighting Wildfires, These Women Chose Fire

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Raven Saunders turned heads with her unique look for Friday's qualifying round in the women's shot put at the Tokyo Olympics. Saunders had one of the best throws of the day, earning her a spot in this weekend's final. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Pedestrians and cyclists head down Commercial Street in Provincetown, Mass., in May 2020. A study of a new outbreak in Provincetown found that three-quarters of those infected with the virus were fully vaccinated. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Jill Biden arrives in Savannah, Ga., on July 8. She was injured last weekend while reportedly stepping on an object on a beach in Hawaii. Jim Watson/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Max García and his grandfather, Mario, in early July. Mario García hide caption

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A Cuban Refugee's Optimism Inspires His Grandson's Acting Career

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A pedestrian walks past a mural in Huntington, W.Va., on March 18. Huntington was once ground zero for the U.S. opioid epidemic. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Was It 'Reasonable' To Ship 81 Million Opioid Pills To This Small West Virginia City?

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British gymnastics beat out Italy for the Olympic bronze on Tuesday, in a huge upset. The win represents the first team medal for Britain in the sport in nearly a century. Cao Can/Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein and his attorney Mark Werksman at a pre-trial hearing for Weinstein on July 29, 2021. ETIENNE LAURENT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the BAFTA Film Awards in London last year. She is suing Disney over the company's streaming release of the movie Black Widow at the same time as the theatrical release, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings. Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP hide caption

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Scarlett Johansson Is Suing Disney For Its Streaming Release Of 'Black Widow'

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