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In surveillance video, an unarmed black man Markeis McGlockton (far left) is shot by Michael Drejka, who is white, during an altercation a the parking lot in Clearwater, Fla., in July 2018. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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President Trump is downplaying the odds of a recession, but he's also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Saying Fed Must Help The Economy

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A study conducted in six Canadian cities found a link between maternal consumption of fluoride during pregnancy and intelligence of their offspring. vitapix/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Maternal Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Lower Children's Intelligence?

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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's top political leader (second from left), has been involved in the group's negotiations with U.S. officials. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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U.S. And The Taliban May Be Near A Deal. What Does That Mean For Afghanistan?

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California's new lethal force bill "changes the culture of policing," Assemblywoman Shirley Weber said Monday. She's seen here in April, alongside Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, the bill's co-author. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Calif. Gov. Newsom Expected To Sign Bill Limiting Police Use Of Deadly Force

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A sea of fog advances on the Golden Gate Bridge during a late winter twilight in 2016. On Saturday, the operators of FogCam said the long-running webcam at San Francisco State University will sunset "forever" at the end of August. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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An allergy warning notice is displayed next to food in a branch of Pret A Manger in central London. Pret A Manger is working to have full ingredient labeling in all its British shops by the end of 2019. Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists are using statistics, history and computer modeling to understand exactly how much hotter the oceans are today than they were before industrialization. Harvard researchers just found a clue in shipping records digitized after World War II. Suomi NPP — VIIRS/NASA Earth Observatory hide caption

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How Much Hotter Are The Oceans? The Answer Begins With A Bucket

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Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them)

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Locusts swarm over Yemen's capital. Mohammed Huwais /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maybe The Way To Control Locusts Is By Growing Crops They Don't Like

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Memorial event for Member of Parliament Jo Cox, of the Labour Party. Her murder by a man radicalized on the Internet prompted Parliament to examine digital threats to lawmakers, especially women in the United Kingdom. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Trolled Online, Women In Politics Fight To Hold Big Tech Accountable In The U.K.

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President Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on Sunday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Though not the same as actually jumping into the waves, a virtual reality program like this one that let a headset-wearing patient "swim with dolphins" was enough of an immersive distraction to significantly reduce pain, a study found. Courtesy of Cedars Sinai/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Got Pain? A Virtual Swim With Dolphins May Help Melt It Away

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Jill Heinerth says Dan's Cave on Abaco Island, Bahamas, is her "favorite cave on Earth." Jill Heinerth/Ecco hide caption

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Cave Diver Risks All To Explore Places 'Where Nobody Has Ever Been'

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RVs line neighborhood streets in Los Angeles, where nearly 10,000 people live in vehicles. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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Amid Homelessness Crisis, Los Angeles Restricts Living In Vehicles

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