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The travel ban, which has in the past led to chaos at airports and court cases, is one of the signature initiatives of the Trump administration. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view shows the flooded neighborhood of Juana Matos in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Catano, Puerto Rico, on Friday. The island could be without power for months, complicating relief efforts. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook and Twitter appear to be key platforms in Russia's interference in the 2016 election; investigators want to know more. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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TV screens at a store in Seoul, South Korea, show news coverage of the latest exchange of insults between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Thursday's first snow of the season can be seen at The Wall ski run in Kirkwood, Calif. Snow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer. Kirkwood Mountain Resort via AP hide caption

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Kurds wave Israeli flags at a Kurdish independence rally. Israel is the only country in the region to support the referendum. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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What To Know About The Independence Referendum In Iraqi Kurdistan

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Some people seeking Medicare penalty waivers have experienced delays at their local Social Security Administration offices. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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After days of uncertainty, an event at the University of California, Berkeley, touted as "Free Speech Week" by organizers — including far-right activist Milo Yiannopoulos — has been canceled. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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State officials, including New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, could play a powerful role, especially if the White House takes steps to thwart the Russia investigation. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

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Rescue personnel work at the scene of Enrique Rebsamen School, which collapsed when an earthquake struck on Tuesday. Reports said workers were looking for a trapped little girl, but authorities now say it may be an adult. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Earthquake Hits Mexican State Of Morelos Hard

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Equifax is facing criticism because after the security incident it chose to create an entirely new domain for customers to check whether they were affected. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Electricity poles and power lines toppled by Hurricane Maria are seen in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday. The storm left the island without electricity service, officials say. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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'We've Never Gone Through This': Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electricity

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Acclaimed chef Sebastien Bras stands in the kitchen of his three-star restaurant Le Suquet, in Laguiole, France, on Thursday. This week he asked not to be included in the 2018 Michelin Guide. Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"Equality cupcakes" by Georgetown Cupcakes are just one of several baked creations in support of same-sex marriage that were on display this week at the Chefs for Equality, a fundraising event for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. Kelly Jo Smart/NPR hide caption

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President Vladimir Putin's Russia appears to have meddled less in the German elections, in which Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to retain power, than in other countries' recently. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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