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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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Walmart is recalling about 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens-branded Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones in six different scents due to the possibility of a rare and dangerous bacteria discovered. Consumer Product Safety Commission hide caption

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A 'Help Wanted' sign is posted beside Coronavirus safety guidelines in front of a restaurant in Los Angeles, California on May 28, 2021. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Great Resignation: Why People Are Leaving Their Jobs In Growing Numbers

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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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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 coal-hauling truck with 240 tons of coal drives to the surface at the Buckskin Coal Mine in Gillette, Wyo., in 2004. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. coal production is up sharply after hitting a 50-year low last year

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Nitin Bajaj surveys the damaged empty kitchen earlier this month. The stove the tenants took with them has been replaced, but there is still much work to be done. Jessica Ruiz for NPR hide caption

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They didn't pay rent and stole the fridge. Pandemic spawns nightmare tenants

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A major gathering of anti-vaccine activists will take place this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. While the hotel, seen here, encourages guests to wear masks, they are not mandatory. Andrew Woodley/Education Images/Universal Image hide caption

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While COVID still rages, anti-vaccine activists will gather for a big conference

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Menari, the critically endangered Sumatran orangutan, is seen climbing in her enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. The zoo announced Thursday that Menari is pregnant with twins. Susan Poag/Digital Roux Photography 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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Karen Watkins is vice chair of the school board of Gwinnett County, a suburban county north of Atlanta. She is surprised that she has become a target for a political culture war. "I just didn't realize that it would impact the local school board," Watkins says. "Our main focus is towards student achievement and ensuring that we are producing children that are thriving." Johnathon Kelso for NPR hide caption

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What it's like to be on the front lines of the school board culture war

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Food delivery riders take part in a street protest ride organized by the group "Los Deliveristas Unidos" demanding better working conditions, pay and protections in Times Square in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., April 21, 2021. Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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In this photo illustration, a container of Johnson's baby powder sits on a table in 2019. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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J&J is using a bankruptcy maneuver to block lawsuits over baby powder cancer claims

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