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President Donald Trump, center, Vice President Mike Pence, left, escorted by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, right, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 1:40 pm
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White...
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Guy Jones, left, and a supporter of President Donald Trump named Don embrace during a gathering of Native American supporters in front of the Catholic Diocese of Covington in Covington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.
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January 22, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By John Minchillo and Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, United Teachers Los Angeles leaders are joined by thousands of teachers as they march past the Walt Disney Concert Hall downtown Los Angeles.
Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo, File
January 22, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By John Antczak, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. Los Angeles...
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This undated photo provided by the Carson City Sheriff's Office in Carson City, Nev., shows suspect Wilbur Martinez-Guzman.
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January 22, 2019 - 11:35 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man suspected by authorities of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, officials said, adding fuel to the immigration debate. While it wasn't immediately clear Tuesday where 20-year-old Wilbur Martinez-Guzman was from or how he...
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Asheville, N.C.
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January 22, 2019 - 11:13 am
By Kristy Kepley-Steward ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS ) -- An Asheville man spoke with News 13 after finding a KKK recruitment flyer on his lawn in the Montford neighborhood on Tuesday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He reported that to Asheville Police Department, and investigators said the same flyer was...
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In this Oct. 9, 2018 photo, police office guards the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. The court's decision to hear the appeal...
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A teenager wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, center left, stands in front of an elderly Native American singing and playing a drum in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 10:21 am
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion. And Native Americans marching to end injustice for indigenous peoples...
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In this Jan. 7, 2019 photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington, D.C.
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Mike DeNardo
January 22, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration's ban on transgender people in the military to go into effect, while challenges continue in lower courts. LGBT activists are continuing to push for the ban to be overturned. The high court split 5-4 in...
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President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 22, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 10:04 a.m. By Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions that are aimed at mollifying Democrats but that have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action,...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
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January 21, 2019 - 10:38 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make America Great Again hats. The account claimed to belong to a California...
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