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US Navy sailor Ryan Sawyer Mays walks past reporters at Naval Base San Diego before entering a Navy courtroom, Aug. 17, 2022, in San Diego. Julie Watson/AP hide caption

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A controversial new drug for ALS that just received FDA approval could add months to patients' lives, but some scientists question whether it actually works. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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ALS drug's approval draws cheers from patients, questions from skeptics

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In this aerial photo taken in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Thursday, parts of the Sanibel Causeway are washed away along with sections of the bridge. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The United States' Brionna Jones (center) is fouled by Canada's Bridget Carleton, (right) during their semifinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney on Friday. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption

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People in Bacuranao, Cuba, protest on Friday, asking for the restoration of the electrical service that collapsed due to the devastation of Hurricane Ian. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court held a special sitting on September 30, 2022, for the formal investiture ceremony of Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. President Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Harris, and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff attended as guests of the court. Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony formally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy, at the Kremlin in Moscow on Friday. Gavriil Grigorov/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Monica Medina, assistant secretary of state for oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs is pictured on Sept. 20 in New York City. She will take on additional responsibilities as an envoy on biodiversity and water resources. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for WWF Internation hide caption

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Six adults suffered gunshot wounds in the hail of bullets that rained down on the King Estate complex, which houses four different schools Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday. Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images hide caption

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A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

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A participant sings karaoke inside "TNT Traysikel," a mobile artwork by Paolo Asuncion and Michael Arcega, two students of Carlos Villa. The piece is part of the Villa retrospective at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Chloe Veltman/NPR/Chloe Veltman/NPR hide caption

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How one Filipino American artist influenced the work of a generation of others

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SpaceX founder Elon Musk during a T-Mobile and SpaceX joint event on August 25, 2022 in Boca Chica Beach, Texas. Michael Gonzalez/Getty Images hide caption

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Texts released ahead of Twitter trial show Elon Musk assembling the deal

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Teammates gather around Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Cincinnati. Emilee Chinn/AP hide caption

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eBay former Senior Director of Safety and Security James Baugh arrives for his sentencing in a cyber stalking case at Moakley Federal Court on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Boston. Lane Turner/AP hide caption

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