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Transportation Security Administration officers are finding guns in carry on bags at security checkpoints at a rate three times higher than they did last summer. And 80% of those guns are loaded. Courtesy of TSA hide caption

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Elijah McClain's mother, Sheneen McClain (right), gets a hug from Colorado state Rep. Leslie Herod in June as they stand with protesters outside the Aurora, Colo., police headquarters. On Tuesday, Sheneen McClain and Lawayne Mosley filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in their son's death. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said in a letter to the department: "This was a difficult decision for me, but when it's time, it's time." Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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A voter inserts a ballot in a drive-up drop box last week in Renton, Wash., in that state's primary. With more states expanding absentee voting due to the pandemic, the use of drop boxes is growing and leading to legal challenges from some Republicans. Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In a ruling Monday, a California judge said Lyft and Uber have refused to comply with a California law, known as AB5, passed last year that was supposed to make it harder for companies in the state to hire workers as contractors. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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California Judge Orders Uber And Lyft To Consider All Drivers Employees

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Purdue Pharma, with headquarters in Stamford, Conn., was forced into bankruptcy last year by the opioid crisis. Pressure on the opioid front comes even as drug firms are producing medicines and providing services, including testing and vaccine development, needed to help slow the coronavirus pandemic. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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McDonald's is suing former CEO Steve Easterbrook to claw back his exit payout, citing new evidence of inappropriate relationships with employees. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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'Silence And Lies': McDonald's Sues Fired CEO, Says He Hid Sexual Relationships

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President Trump's executive order prohibits transactions between U.S. citizens and TikTok's parent company starting in 45 days. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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TikTok To Sue Trump Administration Over Ban, As Soon As Tuesday

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Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Judiciary Committee on July 28. Matt McClain/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Worry Attorney General Has An 'October Surprise' In The Making

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Many airlines now require passengers to wear masks to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread — and are putting scofflaws on a no-fly list. Nicolas Economou/ NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Kelsey Leonard speaks from the TED stage. Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

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Kelsey Leonard: What If Lakes And Rivers Had Legal Rights?

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Colette Pichon Battle: How Can We Prepare For The Next Hurricane Katrina?

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A woman from Guatemala and her two daughters were apprehended upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez and were immediately expelled back to Mexico in the early hours of April 2 at the Paso del Norte International Bridge. Paul Ratje hide caption

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Ending 'Asylum As We Know It': Using Pandemic To Expel Migrants, Children At Border

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Letitia James, New York's attorney general, pauses while speaking during a news conference on Aug. 6, 2020, where she announced a civil action seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association. Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows Thursday in front of a memorial to people who were killed in the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Raising New Questions 75 Years Later

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The Louisiana Supreme Court denied Fair Wayne Bryant's request to review his life sentence for stealing hedge clippers. Bryant has already spent nearly 23 years in prison for the crime. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People gather near a hearse carrying Rayshard Brooks' body after his June 23 funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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