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U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, appears at his May 5 confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The Senate confirmed Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence in a 49-44 vote Thursday. Gabriella Demczuk/AP hide caption

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Open Skies would be the third major international military pact Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from. This photo from 2007 shows Czech soldiers inspecting cameras on a U.S. Boeing plane at a military airbase in Pardubice, Czech Republic, as part of the agreement. Alexandra Mlejnkova/AP hide caption

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Some of the last tourists to visit the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, Fla., in March before the coronavirus crisis shut the resort down. Plans are in place for Universal and other parks to reopen. Susan Stumme/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ideal Nursing Homes: Individual Rooms, Better Staffing, More Accountability

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Launched during the Great Depression, the unemployment insurance system has seen unprecedented strain during the coronavirus crisis. Olivier Douliery AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

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In letters obtained by NPR, the Small Business Administration informs local Planned Parenthood affiliates that they are ineligible for loans received through the Paycheck Protection Program because of rules intended to limit the funds to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Above, the Planned Parenthood health center in St. Louis on May 30, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman looks at signs at a store in Niles, Ill., on May 13. Shutdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic have left tens of millions out of work. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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38.6 Million Have Filed For Unemployment Since March

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French chef Guy Savoy poses with a face mask in the kitchen of one of his restaurants, in the Monnaie de Paris building, on Tuesday. Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina Department Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen speaks during a briefing on April 24. North Carolina Department Of Public Safety hide caption

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Author Brigid Schulte says that with more people staying home due to COVID-19, it's hard to ignore "the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework." sorbetto/Getty Images hide caption

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Pandemic Makes Evident 'Grotesque' Gender Inequality In Household Work

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Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges from a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Three hurricanes form in the Atlantic in September 2018. Forecasters predict three to six major hurricanes during the 2020 season, which is above average. NOAA via AP hide caption

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Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns

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National Guard members help load up boxes at a food distribution center at Kingsbridge Armory in New York City last month. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators against the now-blocked census citizenship question gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2019 in Washington, D.C. A federal judge in New York ruled Thursday to penalize the Trump administration for failing to disclose documents before going to trial over the question. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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