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Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers Quarterback And 'Ice Bowl' Hero, Dies At 85

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Starr, a hall-of-famer, was the first quarterback in history to win five NFL championships. He died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala.

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South Africa's Carbon Tax Set To Go Into Effect Next Week

Sunday, May 26, 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the measure into law on Sunday. Some 40 countries have adopted various programs aimed at changing the price of carbon.

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Likely Tornado Kills At Least 2 In Oklahoma

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The storm struck the city of El Reno late Saturday night, causing severe damage to a motel and mobile home park.

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Graduation Guides Promise High Schoolers A Clearer Path To Success

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Washington D.C.'s public schools are rolling out an intervention to help students track their progress towards graduation and provide more information about college and career options.

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Mummified Mice And Falcons Found In Newly Unveiled Egyptian Tomb

Saturday, April 06, 2019

More than 50 animals were found in the tomb, along with mummies of a woman and a young boy. It's "one of the most exciting discoveries ever," Mostafa Waziri of the Supreme Council of Antiquities said.

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U.N. Urges An End To Fighting In Libya As Opposition Army Heads Toward Tripoli

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Both the Libyan National Army, led by strongman Khalifa Haftar, and the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli are supported by various militias. Many are worried about a major military showdown.

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Former Sen. 'Fritz' Hollings, 97, Has Died

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Hollings, who died early Saturday, served more than 38 years in the U.S. Senate, making him the eighth longest-serving senator in the country's history.

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Despite His Own Blackface Scandal, Virginia AG Says Governor Has Lost Public Trust

Monday, March 04, 2019

In an interview with WAMU, Attorney General Mark Herring says Gov. Northam's "different and contradictory" account of wearing blackface "led to an erosion of public trust."

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D.C. Catholics React To McCarrick's Defrocking

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Catholics in Washington, D.C. react to news that the man who served as their archbishop, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been defrocked after being found guilty by the Vatican of sexual abuse.

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Endangered Species Observers Have Spotted The First Right Whale Calf Of The Season

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The sighting is a glimmer of hope for a species that has seen a hard few years: 19 right whales died in 2017 and 2018, and not a single North American right whale calf was seen last season.

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Computer Virus Disrupts Delivery Of 'San Diego Union-Tribune,' 'Los Angeles Times'

Saturday, December 29, 2018

"Some of the print production systems at Tribune Publishing were interfered with, causing a delay in our production schedule," spokesperson Marisa Kollias said.

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Trump Says 'Big Progress' Is Being Made On Trade Deal

Saturday, December 29, 2018

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on the phone Saturday. The U.S. has said it will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, if a deal is not reached by March.

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Earthquake Off Philippines Coast Hits A Region Already On High Alert

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey says it was magnitude 7.0. No casualties have been reported. On Dec. 22, a tsunami, likely caused by the volcano Anak Krakatau, hit Indonesia and killed about 430 people.

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Argentine Radio Host Will Avoid Criminal Prosecution By Discussing Gender Issues

Monday, December 24, 2018

Angel Etchecopar, commonly known by his nickname "Baby Etchecopar," was charged with sexist discrimination. Now, he must host experts on gender — and let guests speak uninterrupted.

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Violence Against Women Act Expires Because Of Government Shutdown

Monday, December 24, 2018

Lawmakers planned to extend the law, but it expired on Friday. Payment requests from VAWA-funded programs will be delayed until the law is reauthorized, but grants already given will not be affected.

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Gunman In Yoga Studio Attack Had A Criminal History, Posted Racist And Sexist Videos

Sunday, November 04, 2018

The assailant, who killed two people and injured five others in a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday, had a history of grabbing women without their consent.

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Demonstrators Gather At U.S. Capitol While Senate Confirms Kavanaugh

Saturday, October 06, 2018

The anti-Kavanaugh protesters far outnumbered his supporters. Some protesters broke through barriers that had been set up in front of the U.S. Capitol and made it as far as the main plaza and steps.

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When Asked About Pith Helmet, FLOTUS Responds: 'Focus On What I Do, Not What I Wear'

Saturday, October 06, 2018

During Melania Trump's first solo foreign trip, to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt, critics called her out on the colonial undertones expressed through her attire.

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Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo's Asia Trip Is Underway

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Pompeo met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Saturday. His meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled for Sunday.

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Florence, Now A Hurricane, Is One Of Many Threats To The Atlantic And Pacific

Sunday, September 09, 2018

As Hurricane Florence heads toward the southeastern U.S., Hurricane Olivia is headed towards Hawaii and a typhoon is expected to hit Guam on Monday.

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