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Allen G. Breed/AP

A man holds a ballot card with bar codes during a voting machine demonstration in Raleigh, N.C., last month.

Allen G. Breed/AP

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to add $250 million for state and federal efforts to secure the election. Critics say Congress must set aside more dollars and pass a new bill.

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Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP

"We know it's happening. We need change. We demand better," an 11-year-old girl said at a march in Thailand. Protesters are calling for net-zero carbon emissions and other changes.

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Ravenna Koenig/NPR

A group of scientists is embarking on a bold plan to better understand an extremely understudied part of the rapidly warming Arctic — the central Arctic Ocean.

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Nassau County Police Department

"Kids stood here and didn't help Khaseen. They'd rather video this event," Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick told reporters at a news conference. "They videoed his death instead of helping."

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John Woods/Getty Images

"Darkening your face ... is always unacceptable because of the racist history of black face," Trudeau said, even as another image surfaced apparently showing him wearing dark makeup.

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Sarah McCammon/NPR

More than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains were found at the home of a recently deceased former abortion provider. The discovery has led to calls for the remains to be formally buried.

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The lab is one of two known places that store live samples of the virus that causes the disease. Scientists use them for research. But there is concern about accidental or intentional release.

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Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Amazon

Amazon's plans include being carbon-neutral by 2040 and buying 100,000 electric delivery vans. It faced outcry from workers, hundreds of whom planned to join the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

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