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A statue of John Harvard, namesake of the university, overlooks the campus earlier this year. Harvard University joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in suing the federal government over its policies on international students Wednesday.
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Communication skills used to negotiate safe sex are also useful for setting boundaries while socializing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Above, circles drawn in the grass encourage social distancing at Dolores Park in San Francisco.
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Seattle Mariners players are gearing up for the start of a shortened regular season. At their home ballpark, summer training is underway this week with strict coronavirus restrictions.
This light micrograph from the brain of someone who died with Alzheimer's disease shows the plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that are typical of the disease. A glitch that prevents healthy cell structures from transitioning from one phase to the next might contribute to the tangles, researchers say.
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Face coverings are seen on display in Los Angeles on July 2. California Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened this week to withhold up to $2.5 billion in aid to local police departments that refuse to enforce mask rules and other pandemic-related mandates.
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Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts awaits the arrival of President Trump in the House of Representatives to deliver the State of the Union address in February. Roberts spent one night in the hospital in June after injuring his forehead in a fall.
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The sign for J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church, Va., named after the slaveholding Confederate general, photographed in 2017. The name was changed to Justice High School two years ago.
Patients can get COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody tests at a converted vehicle inspection station in San Antonio, as the state reports a record number of hospitalizations and single-day case increases.
Protesters hold up a lighted sign reading "#sayhername" during a July 2015 vigil for Sandra Bland in Chicago. Bland died in a Texas jail after a traffic stop escalated into a physical confrontation. Authorities said Bland hanged herself, a finding her family disputed.
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