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President Trump with first lady Melania Trump, GOP lawmakers and military members during Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, D.C. Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images

The University of Alabama is preparing for an appearance by President Trump at its upcoming matchup against Louisiana State University on Saturday, Sports Illustrated's BamaCentral reports.

The big picture: This would be Trump's third straight weekend attending a sporting event. The president was booed at Game 5 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros in Washington, D.C., last week. He was then booed and cheered as he entered Madison Square Garden in New York City for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Saturday.

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Just over a month into his presidency, President Biden is staring down a mounting crisis at the border that could be just as bad as the ones faced by Barack Obama and Donald Trump, if not worse.

Why it matters: Immigration is an issue that can consume a presidency. It's intensely and poisonously partisan. It's complicated. And the lives and welfare of vulnerable children hang in the balance.

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Vaccine passports were touted early in the pandemic as an important piece of the plan to get people back to normal life. Now they’re becoming a reality.

Driving the news: CLEAR, the secure digital identity app that you see in airports around the world, and CommonPass, a health app that lets users securely access vaccination records and COVID test results, have joined forces.

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Americans who are highly motivated to get vaccinated are traveling across state lines after hearing about larger vaccine supplies or loopholes in sign-up systems.

Why it matters: "Vaccine tourism" raises ethical and legal questions, and could worsen the racial socioeconomic and racial inequalities of the pandemic.