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From Shreveport to Seneca Falls, a march for female power

2018 Sundance Film Festival - Respect Rally Park City Womens March Utah

People participating in marches in U.S. and worldwide walk in support of female empowerment,...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2018. There are 341 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 24, 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California, a discovery that led to the gold rush of ‘49. On this date: In...


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Sen. Bernie Sanders talks universal Medicare, and 1.1 million people click to watch him

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. With more than one million people watching at home, and hundreds watching from the studio audience, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leaned across his desk with a crucial health-care question. “What’s the quality of the Norwegian system?” Sanders asked Meetali Kakadi, an...


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Potential citizenship question in 2020 Census could shift power to rural America

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A request by the Justice Department to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census could shift the nation’s balance of political power from cities to more rural communities over the next decade and give Republicans a new advantage drawing electoral...


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10 Things to Know for Today

Congress Immigration

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SESSIONS QUESTIONED IN RUSSIA PROBE, TRUMP MAY BE UP SOON Robert Mueller is looking into whether the president’s actions in office constituted an effort to obstruct the FBI investigation into...


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The 50 best jobs in America, according to Glassdoor

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. America’s corporations have been hiring armies of data scientists and data engineers as they collect exponentially larger amounts of data about their customers, their businesses and their markets. Now, they also need more people to help them decide what to do once...


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The 50 best jobs in America, according to Glassdoor

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. America’s corporations have been hiring armies of data scientists and data engineers as they collect exponentially larger amounts of data about their customers, their businesses and their markets. Now, they also need more people to help them decide what to do once...


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Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes

Uber Driver Rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and robbing four victims, California prosecutors said. Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez drove women to their homes, assaulted them, and...


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Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

Recy Taylor Oprah

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has visited the grave of a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention and whose story was highlighted in Winfrey’s recent Golden Globes speech. Winfrey said in an Instagram post that on assignment for “60 Minutes,” she ended...


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'Enjoy hell:' Doctor's sentence next for assaulting gymnasts

Doctor Sexual Assault

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After listening to the riveting pleas of more than 150 victims, a judge is set to sentence a Michigan doctor who parlayed his reputation and personal charm into years of sexual abuse by molesting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes instead of solving their sports...


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Foreigners linked to Palestinians face Israeli visa troubles

Israel Turning Away Foreigners

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — American Kate Hamad doesn’t dare leave Ramallah, fearing trouble, even deportation, if stopped at an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the autonomous Palestinian city in the West Bank. Israel rejected her request for a visa renewal three months ago, she said, even...


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