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People in Houston navigate the floodwaters on Thursday. The city got more than 9 inches of rain on that day alone, according to the National Weather Service in Houston. Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images hide caption

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Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old leader of a global protest against inaction on climate change, marched at a rally in New York City Friday. Around the world, millions of other people joined her. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP hide caption

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Andreas Kalbitz, an AfD leader in Brandenburg, speaks to supporters after exit poll results in state elections on Sept. 1 in Werder, Germany. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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Far Right Makes Gains In 2 German State Elections As Centrists Hang Onto Power

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ISIS attacks abroad and a series of deadly right-wing attacks in the U.S. have fueled a demand for more information on extremist networks. Understanding them is the first step in fighting them. But there has been little discussion about potential harm to the researchers tasked with looking deep inside the world's most dangerous movements. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (center) marches with other young climate activists last week outside the White House in Washington, D.C. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A Rising Generation Asserts Itself On Climate Change

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A new study found that investors were significantly more likely to bet a company's stock price was going to increase if the company had more women on staff compared with other companies. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Three variations of the AR-15 rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento, Calif., in a 2012 photo. On Thursday, Connecticut-based Colt's Manufacturing Co. said it was suspending production of its version of the AR-15 for the civilian market. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Tyler Flach, 18, is accused of fatally stabbing Khaseen Morris in a brawl stemming from a dispute over a girl. Dozens of students looked on as Morris bled out, even filming the violent scene and posting it to social media. Nassau County Police Department hide caption

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The German icebreaker Polarstern sits in Breivika harbor in Tromso, Norway, on Tuesday. If all goes according to plan, it will spend the next year frozen into the Arctic sea ice. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Adrian Lamo (center) walks out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., where Chelsea Manning's court-martial was held, on Dec. 20, 2011. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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The Mysterious Death Of The Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media Thursday in Winnipeg, Canada, regarding photos in which he is seen wearing dark makeup. John Woods/Getty Images hide caption

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A network of reproductive rights advocates is working to share information about self-induced abortion, both in person and over the Internet. Karina Perez for NPR hide caption

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With Abortion Restrictions On The Rise, Some Women Induce Their Own

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(Left to right) Dark-eyed Junco, Eastern Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird Steven Mlodinow/EOL.org; Greg Lasley/EOL.org; dfwuw/EOL.org hide caption

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North America Has Lost 3 Billion Birds, Scientists Say

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