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Wisconsin man pleads not guilty in case of abused teenA Wisconsin man accused of helping a 14-year-old girl escape sexual abuse in exchange for video of her being raped has pleaded not guilty to sexually exploiting a child
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Maryland school apologizes for whites-only admission policyThe Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore has apologized for a past admission policy that barred black students
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with Israel's Lunar Lander and an Indonesian communications satellite at space launch complex 40, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. An Israeli spacecraft blasted off to the moon in an attempt to make the country’s first lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped police break Smollett case; Calls for new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church; Rival concerts at both sides of a Colombia-Venezuela border bridge.
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Experts Say Prosecutor Can't Seek Execution in 1973 KillingA prosecutor has announced he might seek the death penalty in the case of an 11-year-old girl sexually assaulted and slain more than four decades ago, NBC reports. But Linda O'Keefe was killed in Newport Beach in 1973, in a period when California didn't have the death penalty—so legal...
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Teachers, students and supporters hold signs at Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of City Hall in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Teachers in Oakland, California, went on strike Thursday in the country's latest walkout by educators over classroom conditions and pay. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Oakland teachers head into 2nd day of strikeTeachers in Oakland, California prepared for another day of strikes Friday after parents and students applauded their demands by keeping city classrooms empty
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A car drives down Route 66 in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Schools across northern Arizona canceled classes and some government offices decided to close amid a winter storm that's expected to dump heavy snow in the region. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
Winter storm brings record snowfall to parts of ArizonaWinter storm sweeps through U.S. Southwest, bringing rare snowfall to Las Vegas Strip, mountains above Malibu in California and record-breaking amounts to northern Arizona
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Judge weighs call to expose depth of watchlist distributionA federal magistrate will weigh a request that would force US government to disclose details about more than 1,400 private entities that received access to parts of the government's terrorist watchlist
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 file photo, firefighters suppress a fire at the scene of a deadly plane crash in the residential neighborhood of Yorba Linda, Calif. A preliminary federal report released Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weatherA preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather
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California judge rules twin son of gay couple is US citizen after government had only granted status to brotherCalifornia judge rules twin son of gay couple is US citizen after government had only granted status to brother
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FILE - In this March 1, 2010 file photo, workers unload trucks containing thousands of cases of Girl Scout cookies at the Chapel Hill Mall in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. It's Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Feb. 22-24, 2019, in New Hampshire. Gov. Chris Sununu made the proclamation on Feb. 20, honoring Girl Scouts for investing in the future of girls. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal via AP, File)
Gov proclaims Girl Scout Cookie weekend in New HampshireIt's Girl Scout Cookie Weekend in New Hampshire
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Man accused of having 3 wives in 3 states awaits extraditionMaine prosecutors say New Hampshire will have first dibs on an Old Orchard Beach man who is accused of being married to three different women in three different states
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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer speaks during a news conference at the OCDA's office in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Cold case detectives have arrested suspects in the separate Southern California murders of a girl in 1973 and a boy in 1990, authorities said Wednesday. Both victims disappeared while walking home from school. (Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP)
Latest: Authorities release photo of suspect in '73 killingCalifornia authorities have released a decades-old photo of a suspect in the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old girl in the hopes of jogging the memory of any potential witnesses
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