Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, center, speaks with Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., left, while Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., walks by at right, as the Senate voted to formally begin debate on a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan on Friday.
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The Dixie Fire in Northern California is about the size of San Diego and has more than 5,800 workers on scene. It's the second-largest active fire in the country as of Saturday.
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President Joe Biden, center, signs a proclamation during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 26, 2021, to highlight the bipartisan roots of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's legal battle with the Republican-led Legislature has left confusion over whether she has the authority to issue new pandemic restrictions. Kelly did not issue a mask mandate when speaking Wednesday from the state Capitol in Topeka.
The "performative activism" by Americans Jacob Hoyle and Curtis McDowald on Friday was the latest criticism over allowing a man accused of sexual assault to attend the Olympics.
Raven Saunders turned heads with her unique look for Friday's qualifying round in the women's shot put at the Tokyo Olympics. Saunders had one of the best throws of the day, earning her a spot in this weekend's final.
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Pedestrians and cyclists head down Commercial Street in Provincetown, Mass., in May 2020. A study of a new outbreak in Provincetown found that three-quarters of those infected with the virus were fully vaccinated.
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