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In 2015, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., urged Supreme Court justices to save the Affordable Care Act from a legal challenge. The federal health law survived, but last week U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled it invalid. An appeal of his controversial decision is underway. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Who Invalidated Obamacare Has Been A 'Go-To Judge' For Republicans, Critics Say

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An infrared satellite image shows Hurricane Harvey just prior to making landfall on Aug. 25, 2017. Warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fed heavy rains, according to new research. Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Ruth Berggren stands outside Charity Hospital in New Orleans in 2005, where she had earlier cared for patients during Hurricane Katrina. Cheryl Gerber/AP hide caption

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Volunteers from Performance Contractors help co-worker Cornell Beasley deal with Harvey-related water damage to his home in Houston on Friday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rent Is Due In Houston

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