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Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe on Thursday. Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP hide caption

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Lev Parnas leaves federal court, in New York on Friday. A New York jury convicted Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians and advance his business interests. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Tablets believed to be laced with fentanyl are displayed at a Drug Enforcement Administration lab in New York in 2019. The Biden administration is hoping to crack down on abuse of synthetic opioids in part by putting them in the most restricted category or "schedule" under the law. Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A proposed Biden drug policy could widen racial disparities, civil rights groups warn

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Court observers suspect it is only a matter of time before a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, explicitly or implicitly, strikes down Roe v. Wade and other abortion precedents of the last half century. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court keeps Texas abortion law in place, but agrees to review it

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The narrative that passengers watched a man rape a woman on a train in suburban Philadelphia last week and "filmed it for their own gratification instead of calling the police" is false, the prosecutor handling the case has said. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Jon-Erik Hexum (left) died in 1984 from injuries sustained from a prop gun on a television set. The death of American actor Brandon Lee (shown here in 1986) during the filming of The Crow garnered worldwide attention and prompted changes on how firearms are treated on sets. Wally Fong/AP; Lacy Atkins/AP hide caption

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A helicopter hovers over a remote area northeast of the town of Mariposa, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 18. According to the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, the area is reported to be where a family and their dog were found dead. Craig Kohlruss/AP hide caption

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Julie Green's The Last Supper is currently on view at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Wash. There are 800 plates in the exhibit. Emilie Smith, Bellevue Arts Museum hide caption

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Attorney General Merrick Garland told the House Judiciary Committee that "the Department of Justice has a long-standing policy of not commenting on investigations." Greg Nash/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Maricopa County officials have approved a settlement on Wednesday with a Phoenix-area restaurant owner who claimed in a lawsuit that Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa County sheriff (shown here), defamed him when Arpaio was still sheriff and violated his rights about seven years ago when investigating whether employees at his restaurants used fraudulent IDs to get jobs. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump addresses supporters and the media at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, N.Y., on June 7, 2016. The county's district attorney, Miriam E. "Mimi" Rocah, is investigating property valuations at the club, NPR has learned. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan Toebbe and his wife, Diana Toebbe, are seen in booking photos. Federal prosecutors accuse the Maryland couple in a plot to sell sensitive U.S. submarine secrets to a foreign government. West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority via AP hide caption

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Savannah, left, holds her daughter Chanel, as she sits with her sister Telia, as they listen to their mother Krystal Archie talking Sept. 23 during an interview with the Associated Press in Chicago. Archie's three children were present when police, on two occasions 11 weeks apart, kicked open her front door and tore apart the cabinets and dressers as they executed a search warrant. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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The Montalto and Hoyer families hold hands inside the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, during Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz's guilty plea in the 2018 shootings. The Montalto's daughter, Gina Montalto, 14, and the Hoyer's son, Luke Hoyer, 15, were both killed in the massacre. Amy Beth Bennett/AP hide caption

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An artistic portrayal of the changing demographics of the United States. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Chris Magnus testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be the next U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, Tuesday, Oct. 19, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Rod Lamkey/AP hide caption

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