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Prisoner advocates hold signs supporting inmate rights at a protest outside the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 10:30 pm
Mother of three slain inmates in a Miss. prison speak out about their gruesome murders.
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Mark D'Amico
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David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 9:32 pm
The third defendant in the 2017 GoFundMe hoax that involved a homeless man and a Burlington County couple has been indicted in federal court.
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Kim Glovas
January 08, 2020 - 8:27 pm
Military officials and President Trump's administration debriefed Pennsylvania's U.S. senators on Wednesday about the killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The two senators expressed their reactions to reporters via phone conference following the debriefing.
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The US Army is warning Americans about a wave of "fraudulent text messages" falsely telling Americans they have been drafted into military service.
U.S. Army Photo
January 08, 2020 - 3:43 pm
The U.S. Army is warning Americans about a wave of "fraudulent text messages" falsely telling Americans they have been drafted into military service.
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 12:01 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq. Read more here.
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Maribel Rivera Silva, 58, rests outside a shelter, afraid of aftershocks, after an earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 11:51 am
Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island, one of them the strongest in a century. Read more here.
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This 1964 photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a lung tissue specimen from a patient with adenocarcinoma of the lung.
Dr. Ellis/Emory University, Department of Pathology/CDC via AP)
AP News
January 08, 2020 - 8:35 am
Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. Read more here.
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Planned Parenthood Delaware Incendiary Device
U.S. Attorney's Office District of Delaware
January 08, 2020 - 8:23 am
A Delaware man threw a lit incendiary device at a Planned Parenthood facility and spray-painted the Latin words for "God wills it" on the building, federal prosecutors said Monday. Read more here.
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives for a closed meeting with fellow Republicans as he strategizes about the looming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 3:39 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he has secured the Republican votes needed to start President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and postpone a decision on witnesses or documents that Democrats want. Read more here.
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