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Acting NOAA head Neil Jacobs, seen here at far right as President Trump watches a briefing on Hurricane Dorian, is defending his agency's response to Trump's claim that Dorian had been predicted to hit Alabama hard. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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NOAA Head: 'No One's Job Is Under Threat' Over Trump's Disputed Tweets About Alabama

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Death row inmate Marcus Robinson listens in 2012 as a judge concludes that racial bias played a role when he was sentenced to death. Robinson was resentenced to life, but he was sent back to death row years later after the state's Racial Justice Act was repealed. Raleigh News & Observer/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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A gender-neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at a restaurant in Durham, N.C. Many North Carolina businesses put gender-neutral signs on toilets after the "bathroom bill" was passed. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Sam Smith, Brittany Smith and their daughter Erelah outside their Charlotte home. The Smiths moved to Charlotte looking for change and opportunity. They are part of an influx of African Americans to Mecklenburg County, where the African American population has ballooned by 64% since 2000. Swikar Patel for NPR hide caption

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As Employment Rises, African American Transplants Ride Jobs Wave To The South

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Sylvia Hatchell, who has led the Tar Heels since 1986, did not address the allegations against her or the findings of the independent report. Robert Franklin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had some sharp questions about partisan gerrymandering, as the court heard arguments on it Tuesday. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Kavanaugh Seems Conflicted On Partisan Gerrymandering At Supreme Court Arguments

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Demonstrators protest partisan redistricting in 2017 during oral arguments in a case out of Wisconsin. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Partisan Redistricting

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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race, prepares to testify on Thursday, the fourth day of the State Board of Elections hearing. Travis Long/Pool/News & Observer hide caption

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New Election Called In North Carolina House Race

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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional race, fights back tears at the conclusion of his son John Harris's testimony during the third day of a North Carolina State Board of Elections hearing on the 9th Congressional District voting irregularities. Travis Long/News & Observer / Pool hide caption

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