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People shop at an Apple Store in Beijing on Sept. 28, 2021. Apple has disclosed serious security vulnerabilities for iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of these devices. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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People welcoming China's ship Yuan Wang 5 wave Chinese and Sri Lankan flags at Sri Lanka's Hambantota International Port in Sri Lanka, Aug. 16. Ajith Perera/Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Why a Chinese ship's arrival in Sri Lanka has caused alarm in India and the West

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The mayor of Venice, Italy, mobilized a search for two people who used motorized surfboards to cruise down the picturesque city's canals. Now the pair are facing large fines. Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro / via Facebook hide caption

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The beloved animated series Summer Camp Island is among the list of 36 titles HBO Max says it will no longer host on its streaming service. Cartoon Network Studios, Inc. hide caption

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A demonstrator in Berlin in 2020 holds up a placard reading "Against Abortion?! Have a Vasectomy" during a protest against Poland's near-total ban on abortion. Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In 1989, after Iran's religious leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa calling for the death of author Salman Rushdie, readings of his works were organized around the United States. At this one in San Francisco, novelist Alice Walker reads aloud from Rushdie's The Satanic Verses. Eric Risberg/Associated Press hide caption

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Demi Lovato on taking the power back through a heavy new album, 'HOLY F***'

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Civil rights leader Clara Luper poses with a photograph from her scrapbooks at a community center in Oklahoma City, Okla., in August 1983. DLL/AP hide caption

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How a history teacher and 13 Black students shaped the civil rights movement

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In many places, there's still a major shortage of monkeypox vaccines. A plan to stretch the U.S. supply could help get shots into arms more quickly, but it's also untested and introduces new challenges. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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The new U.S. monkeypox vaccine strategy offers more doses — and uncertainty

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A mural in memory of Mary Luten, 59, who died while saving others in the Waverly flood, sits on display at The Walls Art Park. The flood on Aug. 21, 2021, killed 20 people and damaged more than 700 homes. William DeShazer for NPR hide caption

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In a flood-ravaged Tennessee town, uncertainty hangs over the recovery

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