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Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno gestures after declaring his bid to run for president in a speech at a public school in the slum area near the place where he grew up in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday Sept. 22, 2021. AP hide caption

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, seen at a news conference last week. His newly appointed surgeon general on Wednesday signed protocols allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they are asymptomatic after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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A judge has dismissed some of the biggest lawsuits against Ohio State University over sexual abuse by Dr. Richard Strauss against student athletes. Angie Wang/AP hide caption

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Ranger Betty Reid Soskin sits in front of the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park Visitor Education Center. Soskin is celebrating her 100th birthday, serving as the nation's oldest National Park Service ranger. Luther Bailey/National Park Service hide caption

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Members of Congress are required to disclose their stock transactions under a law known as the STOCK Act, but an outside ethics group filed complaints noting that some lawmakers are violating the rules. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images; Carolyn Kaster/AP; Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images; Melissa Lyttle/Bloomberg/Getty Images; Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images; Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images; Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty hide caption

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Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades

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Half-finished apartment towers are part of Evergrande's Cultural City real estate project in Taicang, China. The firm has run out of money to finish the buildings as regulators force developers to pay back debts. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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The Evergrande Group's Debt Issues Could Be A Drag On China's Economy

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The House of Representatives passed a bill to keep the government funded and suspend the debt ceiling, but Republicans are expected to block it in the Senate. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Back in June at the G-7 summit in England, French President Emmanuel Macron (center, right) and President Biden appeared to be getting along fine. They spoke Wednesday after a rift that began with a new security alliance. Leon Neal/AP hide caption

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A bald eagle perches on a tree at Sunset Park in Rock Island, Ill., in March. A new study says that many species of birds increasingly moved into urban areas as human activity waned during the pandemic. Joel Lerner/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 15. The Fed issued new economic projections at the conclusion of its policy meeting on Wednesday. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Fed Says Inflation Is Hotter Than Expected — But It Should Cool Next Year

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