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A woman inspects a snow shovel at Woodside Ace Hardware in Winthrop, Mass., on Friday as people prepare for the oncoming nor'easter. The storm is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 18-24 inches of snow to the region as well as some flooding. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jordan Humpreys seen riding his horse Winter at the Urban Saddles stables, in South Gate, Los Angeles. Ghuan Featherstone hide caption

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Bucking stereotypes, a Black cowboy leads the way in South Central LA

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A man fishes near docked oil drilling platforms in 2020 in Port Aransas, Texas. A federal judge has revoked oil and gas leases sold in the Gulf of Mexico in November, saying the Interior Department did not take into account its impact on climate change. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A federal judge canceled major oil and gas leases over climate change

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The sun sets behind Holman Prison in Atmore, Ala., on Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of Matthew Reeves, convicted of killing a man during a robbery in 1996. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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Dozens of prospective Central Michigan University students who were mistakenly told they had won full-ride scholarships that include room and board have received an apology from the school — and offers of the equivalent of full-tuition scholarships. Al Goldis/AP file photo hide caption

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The American flag flies at half-staff on Dec. 2, 2021, outside of Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich. Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File hide caption

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Comic book artist Art Spiegelman said this week that the McMinn County School Board seemed to have a "myopic" focus on the potentially offensive words and limited nudity in Maus. Bertrand Langlois/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mayra Guillén, second from left, and Lupe Guillén, second from right, have been vocal advocates for changes to military justice, after their sister Vanessa was murdered at 20 years old. The Guillén family says Vanessa endured sexual harassment — which is now a crime in the military. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Shantell Fields, Lauren Smith-Fields' mother, stands with family members during a protest rally in front of the Morton Government Center, in Bridgeport, Conn. Jan. 23, 2022. Smith-Fields was found dead in her Bridgeport apartment in December and her family and friends marched in her memory on Sunday, which would have been her 24th birthday. Ned Gerard/Hearst Connecticut Media hide caption

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