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A passerby walks in front of the American Jewish History Museum.
Ed Hille/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT/Sipa USA via USA Today
Antionette Lee
January 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
A recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks has prompted leaders of a local Jewish advocacy group to act. Now they're pushing a social media campaign to show unity against hate. Read more here.
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Flag draped coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades who were killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone strike, carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during their funeral in southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Sunday.
Alireza Mohammadi/ISNA via AP
AP News
January 05, 2020 - 8:19 am
Tens of thousands of mourners accompanied a casket carrying the remains of the slain Gen. Qassem Soleimani through two major Iranian cities Sunday as part of a grand funeral procession for the commander killed by an American drone strike. President Donald Trump has threatened to bomb 52 sites in...
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Senate Minority Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks on the Senate floor, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 at the Capitol in Washington.
Senate TV via AP
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 9:27 pm
Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Read more here.
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Evan Vucci/AP
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 3:48 pm
President Donald Trump declared Friday that a “reign of terror is over" as he marked the death of an Iranian general killed in a U.S. strike and as the Pentagon scrambled to reinforce the American military presence in the Middle East in preparation for reprisals. Read more here.
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Jose Chico Romero
South Carolina Department of Corrections
CNN
January 03, 2020 - 1:26 pm
By Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN (CNN) -- A prison inmate who escaped from a South Carolina work crew in 1979 was captured in Delaware on New Year's Day, according to the department. Jose Chico Romero, 64, had been living under an assumed name when he was arrested December 28 after showing Dover police a...
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A woman mournsIranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
Vahid Salemi/AP
AP News
January 03, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The unprecedented killing of Iran's top general in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq has sent shockwaves across the Middle East, with Iran and its allies vowing revenge amid fears of an all-out war. Read more here.
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J. Fusco/Visit Philadelphia via CNN
CNN
January 03, 2020 - 8:51 am
No one needs convincing that New York City is one of, if not the, best food city in the United States. Few would argue about Chicago, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles making the definitive list. Other cities around the US, including Denver, Minneapolis and Philadelphia, should be on every...
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A burning vehicle is shown at Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.
Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office via AP
Tim Jimenez
January 03, 2020 - 7:28 am
A U.S. airstrike at Baghdad International Airport has killed Iran's top general, Qasem Soleimani. Iran is now vowing revenge. Experts and officials are trying to make sense of the action. Read more here.
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Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, attends an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, in Tehran, Iran.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, Iraqi television and three Iraqi officials said. Read more here.
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Migrants who are applying for asylum in the United States go through a processing area at a new tent courtroom at the Migration Protection Protocols Immigration Hearing Facility, in Laredo, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 02, 2020 - 7:50 pm
The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly 350 miles (563 kilometers) away in Juarez, Mexico. Read more here.
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