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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit. The government shutdown left an especially painful toll for African-Americans who make up nearly 20 percent of the federal workforce and historically have been on the low end of the government pay scale. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says African-Americans make up about 18 percent of the federal workforce of approximately 2.1 million employees. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
January 28, 2019 - 10:11 am
DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their families. Then the record-long government shutdown hit, making it hard for the U.S. Food and Drug...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, video image provided by KING-TV, Ana Carrera shows her phone with a photo of cookies she posted in Facebook, after she took the picture at Edmonds Bakery in Edmonds, Wash. (KING-TV via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 10:01 am
The cookie was one of several decorated with messages such as "Addicted to Love" and "Cool Beans."
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Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, of California, acknowledges the crowd as she formally launches her presidential campaign at a rally in her hometown of Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 27, 2019 - 6:55 pm
Harris formally launched her presidential campaign Sunday.
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January 26, 2019 - 2:16 pm
Legislators say patients who wear contacts are being unfairly taxed.
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January 25, 2019 - 9:54 pm
"We waited 35 days for this?”
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Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, stands outside of the federal courthouse following a hearing, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Stone was arrested Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation and was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing the probe. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 25, 2019 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone was charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid, with prosecutors alleging that senior Trump campaign officials sought to leverage the stolen material into a White...
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Dreamstime
January 25, 2019 - 7:04 pm
The settlement stipulates 11 state House seats are unconstitutional and would need to be redrawn.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Trump spoke at the White House on Friday as intensifying delays at some of the nation's busiest airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts to break the impasse.
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January 25, 2019 - 12:31 pm
The White House said spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said President Trump has been briefed and "are monitoring the ongoing delays at some airports."
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President Donald Trump gestures while speaking about tariffs, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 24, 2019 - 7:16 pm
"Well, it's really her choice," Trump said.
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