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Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker speaks to the media during NFL football Super Bowl 58 opening night on Feb. 5, 2024, in Las Vegas. Butker railed against Pride month along with President Biden's leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and his stance on abortion during a commencement address at Benedictine College last weekend. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Republican Conference Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., questions Columbia University president Nemat Shafik during a House committee hearing on antisemitism in higher education last month. Mariam Zuhaib/AP hide caption

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Boeing's Starliner capsule atop an Atlas V rocket is seen at Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on May 7, a day after its mission to the International Space Station was scrubbed because of an issue with a pressure regulation valve. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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These teens were missing too much school. Here's what it took to get them back

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Basil Rodriguez was arrested linking arms outside Hamilton Hall, but said the arrest had strengthened their resolve to continue protesting. The trespassing charge Rodriguez faced was dismissed this week. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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A Glock pistol with an illegal conversion device, sometimes referred to as a Glock switch. The small piece, which is illegal and not manufactured by Glock, can convert a semi-automatic pistol into a fully automatic one. Matt Stone/USA Today Network/Reuters hide caption

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Jeffery Christian, right, speaks at a press conference in Chicago, on May 7. Christian and dozens of others claim they were sexually abused as children while incarcerated at Illinois juvenile detention centers, as part of a lawsuit recounting decades of allegations of systemic child abuse. Teresa Crawford/AP hide caption

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Youth detention facilities face increased scrutiny amid a wave of abuse lawsuits

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Scottie Scheffler reacts before teeing off Friday on during the second round of the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. Scheffler was arrested and charged after an interaction early Friday morning with a police officer directing traffic into to the club. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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Family members of plaintiffs in the historic Brown v. Board of Education met with President Biden to mark the 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Biden focuses on outreach to Black Americans; Billie Eilish finds herself

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In 2010, Karley Ford went to her senior prom with her best friends instead of a date. Karley Ford hide caption

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A bloody nose, a last hurrah for friends, and more prom memories you shared with us

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From left: Harrison Butker, a slug, JoJo Siwa Jason Hanna/Getty Images; Vicky Barlow/@thehidephotography; Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Kobie Talmoud, 16, left, a student at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Md., speaks with Karla Silvestre, President of the Montgomery Count (Md.) Board of Education, after a congressional hearing on antisemitism in K-12 public schools. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Applicants to Georgia State University received a welcome email for the 2024-25 school year. However, the email was sent in error to 1,500 applicants by the school's admissions office. Here, the campus celebrates its fall commencement exercises on Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Meg Buscema/Georgia State University hide caption

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Kansas City Chiefs player Harrison Butker, pictured at a press conference in February, is in hot water for his recent commencement speech at Benedictine College in Kansas. Chris Unger/Getty Images hide caption

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