This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado on Wednesday in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles north of the Joplin airport.
Sam Smith, Brittany Smith and their daughter Erelah outside their Charlotte home. The Smiths moved to Charlotte looking for change and opportunity. They are part of an influx of African Americans to Mecklenburg County, where the African American population has ballooned by 64% since 2000.
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Denise Brinley is Executive Director at Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Energy. The state produces "playbooks" to highlight ways old coal power plant sites could be redeveloped.
Immigrant asylum seekers wait for aid at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center after being released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in McAllen, Texas. Migrants told NPR conditions in the CBP holding cells were unhealthy. One 16-year-old Guatemalan immigrant died on Monday.
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A housing development sits nestled in the South Mountain foothills in the Ahwatukee neighborhood, in Phoenix, Ariz. The city saw the biggest jump in population in the U.S. between 2017 and 2018.
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Many of the survivors of the Clotilda voyage are buried in Old Plateau Cemetery, near Mobile, Ala. The Alabama Historical Commission announced Wednesday that researchers had identified the vessel after months of work.
A state prison in Florence, Ariz. Civil liberties advocates are protesting a policy that denies state inmates the right to read a book about the impact of the criminal justice system on black men.
Kenneth Feinberg has been appointed to oversee talks between Bayer's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives for a court-mandated settlement over claims that the weedkiller Roundup caused cancer.
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Richard Homan, Dean of Eastern Virginia Medical School, speaks during a news conference Wednesday admitting the school knew about the racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page years before it was widely circulated.
Dani Izzie at her home in rural Virginia. More than a decade ago, she slipped in the bathroom and suffered a spinal cord injury that has left her unable to walk. She works as a social media manager for Spinergy, a company that makes high-performance wheels for wheelchairs.
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U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. The center is temporarily not taking in migrants after the outbreak of "a flu-related illness."
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Anita Hill speaks with journalist Bob Woodward before the 2019 PEN America Literary Gala in New York City, where they were both recognized with awards Tuesday.
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Protesters demonstrate against then President-elect Donald Trump outside the State Capitol building in Carson City, Nev., in December 2016 while Nevada's six Democratic presidential electors inside cast their official Electoral College ballots for Hillary Clinton.
Never before has the U.S. census directly asked for the citizenship status of every person living in every household in the United States. A citizenship question that the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census could change that. Above, newly sworn-in U.S. citizens recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at Mount Vernon in Virginia.
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A mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service makes deliveries at a Florida apartment complex in June 2018. The USPS has partnered with TuSimple to launch a multistate driverless semitruck test program on Tuesday. It doesn't involve home deliveries.