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Thousands of people attend a protest for abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned <i>Roe v. Wade,</i> which guaranteed the right to an abortion.
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A visitor checks in at a pop-up monkeypox vaccination site at the West Hollywood Library on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif. The City of West Hollywood is working with public health officials at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in responding to the monkeypox outbreak.
A visitor checks in at a pop-up monkeypox vaccination site in West Hollywood, Calif.
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