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Citing Threats, Guggenheim Pulls Three Works Involving Animals From Exhibition

New York's Guggenheim Museum announced Monday that it was removing three works from its upcoming exhibit of contemporary art from China. Animal rights activists said the works depicted cruelty to animals.Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Brazil Declares It Won't Abolish Massive Reserve In The Amazon, After All

A deforested area of the Amazon rainforest in Para state, Brazil, in August. On Monday, the Brazilian government reversed its decision to open the National Reserve of Copper and Associates, which rests across Para and Amapa states.Nacho Doce/Reutershide caption

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Long After The Hurricanes Have Passed, Hard Work — And Hazards — Remain

Flooding in Immokalee, Fla., after Hurricane Irma hit was still present days afterward. Public health officials say that even after waters recede, issues such as mold and mosquitos can remain.Meredith Rizzo/NPRhide caption

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4 College Basketball Coaches Arrested In Bribery Case; Adidas Exec Also Named

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York today. The acting U.S. Attorney announced Federal criminal charges against ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company.Kevin Hagen/Getty Imageshide caption

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Puerto Rico Struggles To Deliver Aid To Millions Of Stricken Americans

People carry water in bottles retrieved from a canal due to lack of water after Hurricane Maria, in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on Monday.Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Puerto Rico Struggles To Deliver Aid To Millions Of Stricken Americans

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At A Gas Station With No Gas, Puerto Ricans Settle In For An Interminable Wait

People have been waiting in line inside cars and on foot with gas canisters since before sunrise on Monday in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.Angel Valentin for NPRhide caption

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Equifax Chief Steps Down After Massive Data Breach

"At this critical juncture, I believe it is in the best interests of the company to have new leadership to move the company forward," said Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith.Bloomberg via Getty Imageshide caption

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White House Reiterates Email Policy After News Of Officials Using Private Accounts

"All White House personnel have been instructed to use official email to conduct all government-related work," press secretary Sarah Sanders said after reports emerged of senior Trump administration officials using private email.Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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'You Have To Try': Puerto Ricans, Without Power, Find Ways Forward

Fisherman Justino Rodriguez Rivera washes clothes with water from a well in Loiza, Puerto Rico, which sustained heavy damage by the destructive path of Hurricane Maria. Rodriguez and his wife evacuated to their church.Angel Valentin for NPRhide caption

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

Until it was surpassed recently by a similar instrument in China, the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, completed in 1963, was the world's single largest.Seth Shostak/APhide caption

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

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First Female Marine Completes Grueling Infantry Officer Course

Marines participate in an exercise during the Infantry Officer Course in August at Quantico, Va. The first female Marine to complete the course graduated on Monday.Master Gunnery Sgt. Chad McMeen/Office of Marine Corps Communicationhide caption

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Supreme Court Removes Travel Ban Cases From Its Calendar After Trump's New Revision

The Supreme Court had been planning to hear lawsuits over President Trump's travel ban next month.Eric Thayer/Getty Imageshide caption

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'Declaration Of War' Means North Korea Can Shoot Down U.S. Bombers, Minister Says

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho leaves his hotel in New York on Monday. Ri says President Trump's tweets amount to a declaration of war against North Korea — and that the country can now defend itself under international law.Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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