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George Gonzalez, an officer with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, died in the line of duty on Tuesday following a violent attack, officials said. Pentagon Force Protection Agency hide caption

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Activists hold placards during a protest Wednesday over the death of a 9-year-old girl in New Delhi. The girl's parents have accused a Hindu priest and three other men of raping and killing the child. Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Belarusian athlete Kristina Timanovskaya was offered a humanitarian visa by Poland after her country's officials tried to force her to take an early flight home from the Tokyo Olympics. Here she boards a flight Wednesday to Austria at Japan's Narita international Airport. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images hide caption

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Tracy and Paul Naggear, the parents of 3-year-old Alexandra, who was killed in last year's massive blast, raise their fists during a protest outside the home of caretaker Interior Minister Mohamed Fehmi, in Beirut, July 13. A year after the deadly blast, families of the victims are seeking justice for their loved ones. Bilal Hussein/AP hide caption

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A fire warning sign is seen amid trees which smolder and burn in Division Echo Echo of the Bootleg Fire on July 25, 2021, in the Fremont National Forest of Oregon. Mathieu Lewis-Rolland/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. sprinter Erriyon Knighton wins his qualifying heat of the men's 200-meter earlier this week. He finished just off the podium in Wednesday's final. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Sakura Yosozumi of Japan competes in the women's park skateboarding finals at the Summer Olympics on Wednesday. She won gold and continued Japan's dominance in the new sport. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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A Frontier Airlines aircraft at Denver International Airport in 2020. A 22-year-old passenger faces three misdemeanor charges after allegedly groping two flight attendants and assaulting a third. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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NPR spoke to more than a dozen current and former employees of One Medical. They say the high-end medical company has fundamentally changed its focus, with increasing revenue and reducing costs taking center stage. DrAfter123/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan Taliban fighters and villagers attend a gathering in Laghman province, Alingar district, in March 2020 as they celebrate the peace deal signed between the U.S. and the Taliban. Wali Sabawoon/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Empty lanes are pictured ahead of a heat for a swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Once Again, Banned Russians Raise Questions About Doping At The Olympics

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Soccer Star Abby Wambach Recommends 3 Reads On Sports And Leadership

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DaBaby performs at Rolling Loud at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25 in Miami Gardens, Fla. He has received swift and significant backlash for comments he made at that festival. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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The Music Industry Is Holding DaBaby Accountable

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Sunflower sea stars — voracious predators that feed on mussels and sea urchins — are succumbing to a strange wasting disease that has devastated populations of sea stars along the West Coast. Dennis Wise/University of Washington hide caption

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To Save A Huge, 24-Armed Sea Creature, Scientists Become Loving Foster Parents

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Rep. Cori Bush, center, joined staffers and activists in protesting on Saturday the expiration of the eviction moratorium. The Biden administration on Tuesday announced an extension of the ban. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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