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Interior Dept.'s Push To Limit Public Records Requests Draws Criticism
Public records requests to the office of the Secretary of the Interior have increased by over 200 percent since 2016. Critics charge proposed rule changes to limit those requests will hamper access.
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Their Home Survived The Camp Fire — But Their Insurance Did Not
The Camp Fire in November 2018 incinerated roughly 90 percent of the homes in Paradise, Calif. Owners of the few remaining homes may find it more difficult to keep their home insured.
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'Not Letting It Define Us' - Walking The Runway With Metastatic Breast Cancer
At a recent fashion show, models came out about their diagnoses – revealing both cancer's scarring effects on their bodies, and their defiant embrace of life.
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9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Cuts Payouts By As Much As 70 Percent
The fund is reducing awards as it faces a surge in claims before the fund's 2020 expiration date.
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Actor Bruno Ganz, By Turns An Angel And A Tyrant, Dies At 77
Ganz portrayed more than 100 film roles starting when he was 19. His most notable were as an angel in Wings of Desire and Adolf Hitler in Downfall.
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Illinois Gunman Opened Fire When He Learned He'd Lose His Job, Police Say
Shooter Gary Montez Martin, 45, wasn't legally allowed to own a gun, police say. But he never complied with a demand to relinquish his firearms.
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Munich Security Conference Reveals A Growing Rift Between U.S. And Its Allies
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received a standing ovation for a speech that critiqued U.S. foreign policy. Meanwhile, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence defended U.S. global leadership.
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Vatican Defrocks Former Cardinal McCarrick, Finds Him Guilty Of Sex Abuse
Theodore McCarrick rose to power as a cardinal and Archbishop of Washington, D.C. He became the most senior Catholic Church official in modern times to lose clerical status.
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U.S. Masses Aid Along Venezuelan Border As Some Humanitarian Groups Warn Of Risks
Some aid workers are being denounced as opposition activists and there are fears that all aid could be blocked. The situation could soon resemble a "medieval siege," warns an analyst in Caracas.
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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?
The vast majority of American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market — albeit not as quickly as environmental activists might like.
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Trump's National Emergency Sets Up Legal Fight Over Spending Authority
Does Trump have the constitutional power to ignore a congressional vote that did not provide him all the money he wanted for a Southern border wall? That issue could be decided by the Supreme Court.
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Denver Teacher Strike Ends; Chicago Designer Revamps School Uniforms
Also in this week's education roundup, a new study suggest that a high-crime neighborhood can have an effect on student attendance.
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Virginia Democrats Now Look To Women of Color For Leadership
The recent controversies embroiling some of Virginia's top Democratic officials have the party reconsidering their leadership.
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Academy Awards Live Broadcast To Include 4 Cinematography Categories After All
In its latest reversal, the Academy Awards restores four awards to its live broadcast. It had tried to shorten the program by handing them out during commercial breaks.
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Tribune Publishing Recognizes 'Hartford Courant' Newsroom Union
The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.
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U.S. Agency Tightens Immigration Rules To Spotlight Child Marriage
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.
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Federal Judge Imposes Gag Order In Roger Stone Case
Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that lawyers and others in the case must refrain from statements that risk creating "material prejudice" but neither they nor Stone must keep completely silent.
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Aurora, Ill., Officials Say Police Apprehend Shooter
A gunman was reported Friday afternoon at a manufacturing company. Authorities have not confirmed other details.
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Behind The Border 'Crisis': More Migrant Families Risk Dangerous Remote Crossings
Large groups of migrants numbering 100 or more are crossing in some of the most isolated parts of the southwest border. Advocates say immigration officials underestimate the migrants' desperation.
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This City Told Amazon And Google: No Incentives For You
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
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Many Presidents Have Declared Emergencies — But Not Like Trump Has
When President Trump declared a national emergency on the Southern border on Friday, he claimed the move was routine — even as he acknowledged the administration is likely to face legal challenges.
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Sierra Leone's President Declared Rape A National Emergency. What Happens Now?
Women's rights groups have welcomed the declaration, but are concerned whether the new policies can impact the lives of the country's women and girls.
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Colin Kaepernick Reaches Agreement With The NFL, His Lawyer Says
The attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.
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Americans Who Were Detained After Speaking Spanish In Montana Sue U.S. Border Patrol
"I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here," a CBP agent told two women in a convenience store. The two friends were born in California and Texas.
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Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question
The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a U.S. citizen.
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Nigerian Election Has 70 Candidates, Just 2 Front-Runners
In Africa's most populous country, current President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to hold onto his position, and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar is his fiercest challenger.
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