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Sandusky, Ohio, Makes Election Day A Paid Holiday — By Swapping Out Columbus Day

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Commissioners in Sandusky, Ohio, have voted to make Election Day a city holiday, in place of Columbus Day. Sandusky resident Moses Croom is seen here voting at a polling station at a local library in November 2008.

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Residents Of Paradise And Other Towns Destroyed By Wildfire Must Wait To Go Home

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The Camp Fire burned so hot and intense there is little remaining in the mountains near Concow, Calif. Residents would like to camp out on their properties, but the federal government says they have to wait until toxic debris is cleared.

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Southwest Border Apprehensions Show Small Decline In January

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Migrants line up after being apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border near Lukeville, Ariz. Mexico is at the top of the image, beyond the border fence.

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Holocaust Survivors And Victims’ Families Receive Millions In Reparations From France

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Le Mémorial de la Déportation des Juifs de France names Jews deported in the Holocaust. Some got word this week they are receiving payments from the French government in reparation.

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Transcript: Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Addresses Book Allegations

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Journalist Jill Abramson participates in a conference at Santa Clara Convention Center on Feb. 24, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Baseball Hall Of Famer And Pioneer Frank Robinson Dies At 83

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Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was the only player to win the MVP award in both major leagues. He was also baseball’s first black manager.

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Virginia Lt. Governor’s Accuser Comes Forward With Account Of Alleged Sexual Assault

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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media Monday in Richmond, Va., about the sexual assault allegation from 2004.

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Widespread Western Snow Brings Dazzling Vistas And Dangerous Roads

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Landon Ainge digs his car out of the snow on Wednesday in Salt Lake City, where a heavy snowfall triggered a rare snow day for many students.

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Paul Erickson, Boyfriend Of Russian Agent Maria Butina, Charged In Fraud Scheme

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The Justice Department announced charges on Wednesday against a longtime Republican fundraiser who worked with his Russian girlfriend to try to build back-channel ties between Moscow and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Paul Erickson, a South Dakota-born booster of the GOP and the National Rifle Association, was a key part of the outreach to Trump’s campaign and other conservative political organizations by Maria Butina, who has pleaded guilty to conspiring to act as a clandestine foreign ...

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ISIS Hostage, Captured In 2012, Is Thought To Be Alive, U.K. Minister Says

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British photojournalist John Cantlie is seen in this video image released in December 2016 in what appeared to be central Mosul, Iraq. He was abducted by the Islamic State in 2012.

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Why It’s The Year Of Peppa Pig In China

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It’s the Year of the Pig — Peppa Pig, that is. The popular porcine British cartoon character is being boosted to new heights — in part thanks to an unusual movie trailer that’s become a runaway viral hit in China.

A British import, the Peppa Pig TV show debuted in China in 2015 and follows the exploits of plucky piglet Peppa, Mummy, Daddy and brother George Pig, and her menagerie of friends. Kids have gone crazy for her; her likeness gracing ...

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Watch Live: Trump Delivers State Of The Union After Shutdown

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The stakes are high for President Trump ahead of his second State of the Union speech, as he remains at a logjam with Congress over immigration in the shadow of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

It’s the first time Trump will address Congress with Democrats controlling the House, and the White House has said in the days leading up to the important annual address that the ...

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