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NAACP Honors Memphis Sanitation Workers Who Went On Strike In 1968

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Tennessee National Guard troopers in jeeps and trucks escort a protest march by striking sanitation workers through downtown Memphis, March 30, 1968.

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Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resort

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President Trump spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Previous presidents have marked the holiday doing volunteer work.

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Google App Goes Viral Making An Art Out Of Matching Faces To Paintings

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Google’s app matching faces to famous paintings went viral prompting, a flurry of selfies over the weekend.

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Making The Case That Discrimination Is Bad For Your Health

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Shalon Irving, a public health researcher who worked for the Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention who was studying the physical toll that discrimination exacts on physical health, died just a few weeks after giving birth to her daughter, Soleil. Black women are 243% more likely than white women to die during or shortly ...

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Behind The Genius Of Guinness, Ireland’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

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Beyond ingredients and recipes, Guinness has used aggressive exporting and clever marketing to become a global brand.



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Plane Skids Off Runway In Turkey Onto Cliff Edge, No Injuries Reported

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A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon’s airport on the Black Sea coast on Jan. 14.

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President Trump’s Idea Of Good And Bad Immigrant Countries Has A Historical Precedent

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Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. Two decades later, the U.S. would restrict immigration based on national origin. Forty years after that, it eliminated those restrictions.

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Illinois Judge Allows 11-Year-Old Girl To Use Medical Marijuana At School

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A medical marijuana patch on a patient’s arm. Medical marijuana is legal in Illinois, but an 11-year-old girl who uses it to combat seizures had to get court approval to use it in school.

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‘This Is Not A Drill’: A False Ballistic Missile Alert Shakes Hawaii

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In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, a Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is seen in Honolulu.

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Liver-Branding Surgeon Fined More Than $13,000, Ordered To Do Community Service

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Simon Bramhall leaves Birmingham Crown Court in Birmingham, England on Friday. The British surgeon, who burned his initials into patients’ livers during transplant operations, has been fined 10,000 pounds ($13,600) and ordered to perform community service.

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German Leaders Agree On New Coalition Talks, But Hurdles Remain

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands Friday with the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Martin Schulz. Merkel’s conservatives reached a “breakthrough” deal with the Social Democrats toward building a new coalition government, sources close to the negotiations said.

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Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicaid Recipients

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Ky., has said he thinks that Medicaid recipients should have “skin in the game.”

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