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In a photo from, Friday, April 27, 2018, a statue of former Mayor Orville Hubbard, who spent decades trying to keep the city all white, is displayed in Dearborn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 21, 2018 - 10:50 am
Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states
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May 20, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island. That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay at his house since. "It's disconcerting not being home, being displaced...
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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
The new policy comes five weeks after two black men who hadn't bought anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
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(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
May 18, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Cuban media reported three survivors.
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Dimitrios Pagourtzis
This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 4:53 pm
A motive wasn't immediately clear for the nation's deadliest attack since February.
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TX school shooting - AP
Santa Fe High School freshman Caitlyn Girouard, center, hugs her friend outside the Alamo Gym where students and parents wait to reunite following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 4:31 pm
It was the nation's deadliest school shooting since the February attack in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people and re-energized the gun-control movement.
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Stephanie Adams
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2006, file photo, former Playboy playmate Stephanie Adams speaks at an interview in New York about her lawsuit against the New York City Police Department. AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
May 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Law enforcement officials identified the woman as Stephanie Adams and her son as Vincent.
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May 18, 2018 - 12:32 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area. "This is a major, major game-changer in the outbreak," Dr...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:11 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Accusations of inappropriate behavior toward a number of female students has led to the suspension of a veteran journalism instructor and mentor from a journalism outlet in Detroit. The Metro Times confirming to WWJ that they are suspending Jack Lessenberry while doing their own...
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May 17, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA on Thursday after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11. The 54-45 vote split both...
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