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Lawsuit: Black cop told to style hair like white officer'sA New Jersey police officer has sued her department, saying she endured years of racial and gender discrimination
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Interstate 15 traffic moves around the closed lane of the southbound in the Cajon Pass, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A portion of the freeway was washed away by flooding last week. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
5 rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel CaliforniaFire crews residents from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday after earlier saving five people who were stranded by flooding at a homeless encampment
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United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley delivers remarks in the United Nations Security Council, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
At UN, US envoy stresses 'commitment' to European alliancesU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is stressing America's "total commitment" to its European allies
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In this Feb. 15, 2017 photo provided by Save the Children, Dr. Jill Biden speaks with students Gus Mathis, right, and Cole Swindle, during Biden's visit with Save the Children at Linden Elementary School in Linden, Tenn. Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, was named board chair of Save the Children, which focuses on the health, education and safety of kids, announced Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (Shawn Millsaps/Save the Children via AP)
Jill Biden named board chair of aid group Save the ChildrenJill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children
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After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalizeSince Trump's immigration enforcement order and travel ban, immigrants have been rushing to prepare applications to become U.S. citizens
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3rd person sentenced in scalding of cat in MississippiA third person in Mississippi has been sentenced to jail for the scalding of a caged cat in a video posted online
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In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, an abandoned teepee is surrounded by melted snow at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants to leave by Wednesday, Feb. 22 in advance of spring flooding. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)
Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extendedThe Army Corps of Engineers says it won't extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota
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Owen Labrie enters the Merrimack County Superior court with his attorney Robin Melone during the first day of a hearing on whether he deserves a new trial, on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in Concord, N.H.  Labrie claims his trial lawyers failed to challenge the felony charge.   He was acquitted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest at St. Paul's School but was convicted of a felony computer charge requiring him to register as a sex offender. (Geoff Forester /The Concord Monitor via AP, Pool)
Prep school grad in court for hearing on possible new trialA New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex is in court for a hearing on whether he deserves a new trial
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Animal keepers watch as Bao Bao, the beloved 3-year-old panda at the National Zoo in Washington, is loaded into a truck as she leaves on a one-way flight to China to join a panda breeding program, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Panda express: Bao Bao on nonstop flight to ChinaThe National Zoo in Washington has said its final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao
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A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
The Latest: San Jose neighborhood evacuations underwayCalifornia rescue workers are evacuating people from a San Jose neighborhood after flood waters from a creek inundated a residential area
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In this image from video provided by WPVI, officials investigate an accident involving out-of-service commuter trains in Upper Darby, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said the Market-Frankford Line trains were traveling near the 69th Street Transportation Center when the accident occurred. (WPVI via AP)
Subway crash in railyard injured 4 near PhiladelphiaOfficials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition
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Deputy: 3 women and 5-year-old boy killed in MississippiInvestigators say a 5-year-old boy and three of his family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi
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