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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. Frederic J. Brown /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Friday in Newport News, Va. Trump announced an expansion of his moratorium on offshore drilling. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, pictured on Sept. 15, said in a statement Saturday that the next president should fill the Supreme Court vacancy. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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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. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Toni L. Sandys-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Congress Should Do Their Job So Millions of Americans Can Do Theirs

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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. Handout/DNCC via Getty Images hide caption

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Michigan Secretary of State Says At Least 3 Million Expected To Vote By Mail

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President Trump announces his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, in the Rose Garden of the White House on Saturday. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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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. Gilles Sabrie/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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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. Rachel Malehorn/rachelmalehorn.smugmug.com via AP hide caption

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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. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Novavax Researcher Says No Chance Of A 'Shortcut' In Vaccine Safety

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor in Frankfort, Ky., on Wednesday. Beshear has made a request to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release the grand jury transcripts to the public. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Kentucky Governor: Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Transcripts Should Be Made Public

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