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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines for a safe Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic include new methods of doing classic spooky activities. ArtMarie/Getty Images hide caption

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Forbes journalist Dan Alexander writes about the president's potential conflicts of interest in White House, Inc. "You can't have a blind trust and have a building that says 'Trump Tower' on the outside of [it]," Alexander says. "How blind is that?" Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'White House, Inc.' Author: Trump's Businesses Offer 'A Million Potential Conflicts'

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Guess How Much I Love You™ © 2015 Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram. Guess How Much I Love You™ is a registered trademark of Walker Books Ltd, London. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London. Candlewick Press hide caption

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Nurse Kathe Olmstead (right) gives volunteer Melissa Harting an injection in a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption

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With Limited COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Who Would Get Them First?

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NBA icon Michael Jordan, shown here speaking at a press conference last year, said he is forming a new NASCAR racing team and Bubba Wallace will be the driver. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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The U.S. hit a tragic milestone Tuesday, recording more than 200,000 coronavirus deaths. Here, Chris Duncan, whose 75-year-old mother, Constance, died from COVID-19 on her birthday, visits a COVID Memorial Project installation of 20,000 U.S. flags on the National Mall. The flags are on the grounds of the Washington Monument, facing the White House. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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In this image taken from video, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement to the House of Commons on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic. House of Commons/AP hide caption

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In this May 28, 1957, photo, Rev. Robert S. Graetz, center, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy, left, talk outside the witness room during a bombing trial in Montgomery, Ala. Graetz, the only white minister to support the Montgomery Bus Boycott, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. He was 92. AP hide caption

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Doug Carn, left, with his wife, Jean Carn, in a detail from the cover of their album Spirit of the New Land, released on Black Jazz Records in 1972. Courtesy of Real Gone Records hide caption

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Ren Zhiqiang seen at a business conference in Beijing in 2008. Ren was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for corruption following his public criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'Conditional Citizens' Examines What It Means To Be An American

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A voter stands by for her ballot as people wait more than four hours for early voting Friday in Fairfax, Va. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Step Aside Election 2000: This Year's Election May Be The Most Litigated Yet

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More than 65% of the nation's small, rural hospitals took out loans from Medicare when the pandemic hit. Many now face repayment at a time when they are under great financial strain. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Poet and activist Christopher Coles addresses a crowd in Rochester, N.Y. His message to white protesters is a reminder: "For some of you all that come here, you come because it's an elective. We come because it's survival." Brian Mann/NPR hide caption

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Pre-school teacher Mikki Laugier, right, guides students in a lesson as they participate in an outdoor learning demonstration to display methods schools can use to continue on-site education during the coronavirus pandemic, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at P.S. 15 in the Red Hook neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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