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A firefighter douses flames around a house that was saved while the property around it burned as winds picked up and pushed the fire west Saturday in Montecito, Calif.
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Hurricane María's 150-mph winds destroyed the tropical rainforest's canopy and stripped trees bare. Scientists believe as many as one-fifth of the forest's trees may eventually die from the storm's effects.
Pope Francis spoke to a group of journalists on Saturday, asking them not to sensationalize despite the "overheating of emotion rather than thoughtful reflection" that often dominates "our time."
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The leader of the Austria's far-right Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache (left), and the leader of Austria's conservative People's Party, Sebastian Kurz, hold a joint press conference in Vienna on Saturday.
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Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, shown in July, had threatened a "no" vote on the bill because he wanted a more generous child tax credit for working families. He said Friday he will vote for the measure.
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President Donald Trump, listens to FBI Director Christopher Wray speak, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (right) at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony on Friday, in Quantico, Va.
Members of the United States Army Special Forces, also known as the Green Berets, look through night vision goggles during a training of Afghanistan Special Forces on Sept. 10, in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
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Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has been accused of sexual harassment. An inquiry into the allegations has been transferred to the 2nd Circuit.
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President Trump speaks about tax overhaul in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Wednesday. Republican lawmakers say they've reached a deal on their tax bill, but they haven't released details yet.
The active part of the landfill in Toa Baja is currently a hot, rancid, open dump. Federal regulations require trash piles to be covered daily with earth. But the site's supervisor says that's currently impossible.
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The Justice Department has charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud and money laundering. She allegedly converted money from credit cards into cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and transferred it abroad in support of ISIS.
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