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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump will be surrounded by living reminders of the 2018 election that delivered Democrats the House majority and elected a record number of women. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 01, 2019 - 6:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pelosi behind and above. Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony. A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting. When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address under divided government on Tuesday, he'll be surrounded by...
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In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, spectators cool themselves down with a water mist fan during play on day one at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology confirmed the record heat during January as parts of the northern hemisphere have had record cold. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)
February 01, 2019 - 2:40 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continued with wildfires razing the drought-parched south and flooding in expanses of the tropical north. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology confirmed the January record on Friday...
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Clarence Brown Jr. shovels his driveway in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Subzero temperatures were recorded across the area. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 11:42 pm
"I don't think there's ever been a case where we've seen (such a big) shift in temperatures."
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In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaks at a news conference during the USCCB's annual fall meeting in Baltimore. Catholic leaders in Texas on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collections of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 31, 2019 - 8:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Catholic leaders in Texas on Thursday identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collections of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania. Fourteen dioceses in Texas...
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Drifting snow obscures a road near Mount Joy in Lancaster County, Pa., on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. A bitter deep freeze is moving into the Northeast from the Midwest, sending temperatures plummeting and making road conditions dangerous. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
January 31, 2019 - 5:07 pm
The frigid conditions canceled more flights, and the number of deaths blamed on the cold climbed to 13.
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January 31, 2019 - 7:33 am
SWANSEA, S.C. (AP) — Police say a man launched into Mr. Miyagi's famous crane kick pose before stealing a purse at a gas station in South Carolina. Swansea police posted photos from surveillance video on Facebook showing the man striking the pose from the 1984 film "The Karate Kid." Police say the...
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In this Jan. 25, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. While government reopens, Trump remains behind closed doors. Since Saturday, Trump has listed no public events on his schedule and has provided few details on his doings. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 31, 2019 - 5:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — No televised roundtables with Cabinet secretaries. No freewheeling speeches from the Oval Office. No shouted comments on his way to Marine One. Where's the president? While the federal government is open once again, President Donald Trump has been largely behind closed doors...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 photo shows an iRobot Terra lawn mower in Bedford, Mass. Building a robot lawn mower seemed the logical next step for iRobot, which invented the pioneering robotic vacuum Roomba. But the company’s secret, decade-plus lawn mower project was a lot harder than anyone expected. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 30, 2019 - 7:32 am
Instead of the typical once-a-week cut, it can maneuver around a lawn daily or a few times a week.
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Moorhead, MN area elementary school electronic sign shows to temperature Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Daytime temperatures in the Fargo-Moorhead area were near -20F as frigid weather grips the area. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)
January 29, 2019 - 7:18 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Winter's sharpest bite in years moved past painful into life-threatening territory Tuesday, prompting officials throughout the Midwest to take extraordinary measures to protect the homeless and other vulnerable people from the bitter cold, including turning some city buses...
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January 29, 2019 - 11:16 am
"A growing number of parents admitted to researchers that they had lost control of their children’s online habits," per a report on the study in Daily Mail.
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