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In this handout photo provided by NASA, an Atlas V rocket with Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on on May 19, 2022. This was the Starliner's second uncrewed flight test which later docked with the International Space Station. NASA via Getty Images hide caption

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Floodwater surrounds a house on Sept. 1, 2021, in Jean Lafitte, La. Hurricane Ida made landfall as a powerful Category 4 causing flooding and wind damage along the Gulf Coast. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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A voter and her daughter cast a ballot in Houston during the 2020 general election. New bills passed by Texas lawmakers target how elections are run in Harris County, which is home to Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Tupperware is now selling some products at Target, but it still makes most of its money through individual sellers. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Tupperware once changed women's lives. Now it struggles to survive

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This house in Atlanta's Edgewood neighborhood is where police on Wednesday arrested three key organizers who have been aiding protesters against the city's proposed public safety training center. The three are officers of the group that runs the Atlanta Solidarity Fund, which has bailed out people arrested during protests against the project. Kate Brumback/AP hide caption

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Christina Lusk, a transgender woman and inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Moose Lake, poses for a portrait on Sept. 7, 2022. Lusk and the Minnesota Department of Corrections have settled her lawsuit, and she is set to move to a women's prison. Caroline Yang for NPR hide caption

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