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President Trump and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett walk along the Rose Garden Colonnade on Saturday. The focus on the court just weeks before the election could help energize conservatives in key states.
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Armed members of the Black Panther Party leave the Capitol in Sacramento May 2, 1967. The Panthers entered the Capitol fully armed and said they were protesting a bill before the Legislature restricting the carrying of arms in public.
Judge Robert Rosenberg, a member of the Broward County, Fla., canvassing board examines a disputed ballot in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 24, 2000. That close presidential contest was one of several in U.S. history.
Anthony Bottom, who now goes by the name Jalil Muntaqim, was interviewed in New York state prison in 2018. He's going home on parole after more than four decades behind bars.
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California is preparing for windy, dry weather which is expected to cause critical fire conditions this weekend. Twenty-five major fires are burning throughout the state, including the Bobcat fire in Southern California, pictured on Sept. 21.
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New coronavirus infections are on the rise in the U.S., with cases surpassing 7 million this week. Some two dozen states reported increases in new infections, with a handful of states marking new daily records.
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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson addresses the virtual Democratic National Convention on August 20. The convention, which was once expected to draw 50,000 people to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is now taking place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Justice Department lawyers say ByteDance CEO Zhang Yiming has made public statements showing he is "committed to promoting" the agenda of the Chinese Communist Party.
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett, pictured in 2018, is 48 years old and would likely serve for decades to come on the high court if confirmed by the Senate.
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Three potential coronavirus vaccines are kept in a tray at Novavax labs in Gaithersburg, Md., in March 2020. The company has moved into phase 3 trials in the U.K.
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