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FILE- In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at O'Hare airport in Chicago. The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday, Jan. 21, that Sunday’s absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year ago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekendAbsence rate among unpaid government airport screeners hits 10 percent
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Educators rally as a strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District entered its fifth day outside City Hall in Los Angeles Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the district led to its first strike in 30 years and prompted the staffing of classrooms with substitute teachers and administrators. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Teachers union: Los Angeles strike to go into 6th school dayThe union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles says the strike will continue into its sixth school day Tuesday regardless of the outcome of negotiations Monday
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Shutdown and disunity themes of MLK celebration in AtlantaA commemorative service for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King's "spiritual home."
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UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects
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University of Oklahoma President, James Gallogly, addresses the media at the school in Norman, Okla., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, to talk about a video that showed an OU student wearing black face. Two OU students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in the video posted on social media wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet, Gallogly said Monday. (Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman via AP)
Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface videoThe University of Oklahoma says two students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a social media video wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet
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North Dakota's GOP-led Legislature mulls abortion billsNorth Dakota's Republican-led Legislature reopened the abortion debate Monday following a years-long pause
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The Top ER Was Next Door. Her Ambulance Couldn't Go ThereWhen David Tate got word that his sister had suffered a medical emergency at work, he rushed to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Tiffany Tate wasn't there. That didn't make sense to him, and for good reason: Tate suffered a stroke while working in the cafeteria at the Medical College...
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A pedestrian walks in the cold in Carleton Place, Ontario on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 6 deadFalling temperatures has replaced the weekend's falling snow as bitter cold and gusty winds sweep across the Northeast
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, a large crowd representing a majority of the remaining Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, including Nathan Phillips, center with glasses, march out of the Oceti Sakowin camp before the deadline set for evacuation of the camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Phillips says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation at a rally in Washington. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounterMore videos have emerged of the encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington
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Gun bills more likely to become ads than law in VirginiaVirginia lawmakers appear unlikely to pass any notable new laws related to guns this year
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Lt. Stephanie Norman, commander of the Wooster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, near the scene of a deadly plane crash near Kidron in Wayne County, Ohio, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Mike Schenk/The Daily Record via AP)
Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 deadAuthorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby
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Woman rescued from swollen Texas river after husband diesAuthorities: Woman stranded for two days after husband fatally swept away in a river after their vehicle became stuck
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