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San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
May 23, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled...
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Millennials and the Great Recession
Allie Schmitz/CNNMoney
May 23, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Tami Luhby (CNN Money) -- Some Millennials may never get over the Great Recession. The net worth of a typical family headed by someone born in the 1980s was 34% below what was expected, according to a new Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis study titled "A Lost Generation?" What's worse, the...
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Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams
AP Photo/John Bazemore
May 23, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory...
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Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail
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May 23, 2018 - 10:32 am
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- A hiker fell to his death on Monday while ascending Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail, the US National Park Service said. The hiker was on the trail's Half Dome cables, the park service said in a statement. He was hiking with another person during...
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Santa Fe High School in Texas
Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News Via AP
May 22, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- After each school massacre, politicians often list what they think could prevent future carnage: Put armed school resource officers on campus, some say. Conduct active shooter drills. Santa Fe High School in Texas did both. Yet 10 people still died in a school massacre...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 22, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have...
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The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests. The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that...
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Donald Trump
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
May 21, 2018 - 7:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be...
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Shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School
Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News Via AP
May 20, 2018 - 11:22 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a "hardening" of the nation's school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at a high school near Houston. Patrick, a Republican, blamed a "culture of violence" and said more needs to be...
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Texas school shooting
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
May 20, 2018 - 9:06 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the...
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