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Trump Addresses March For Life Participants From The White House Rose Garden

Trump Reopens Government After Shutdown

The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the government, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations

Kodiak, Alaska

Alaska Out of Tsunami Danger After Earthquake

A tsunami watch was triggered for the entire West Coast of the United States, all the way down to the Mexican border. It was canceled hours later – but not before evacuations near Kodiak, Alaska

2017 New York Film Critics Awards

Rachel Morrison Gets Ground-Breaking Oscar Nom

Rachel Morrison became the first woman to score an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography ahead of the 90th Academy Awards. Morrison was recognized for her work as director of photography on Mudbound

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Trump Slams Tariffs on Solar Panels

In the biggest blow he’s dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on to slap tariffs on imported solar panels. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad

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Deadly Shooting at Kentucky High School

A suspect was taken into custody after one person was killed and others wounded at a rural Kentucky high school. Police said the school remains on lockdown. The FBI said it is working with state and local law enforcement to respond

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Sessions Interviewed for Mueller's Russia Investigation

Robert Mueller's team interviewed Attorney General Sessions last week as part of its investigation, according to a New York Times report. This marks the first known time that Mueller's team has interviewed a member of Trump's Cabinet

2017 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee - Arrivals

Neil Diamond Says He Has Parkinson's Disease

Neil Diamond, 77, announced his retirement from touring on his website this week due to the onset of Parkinson's disease. The third leg of Diamond's 50th Anniversary tour, scheduled in Australia and New Zealand in March, has been cancelled

Mike Pence, Benjamin Netanyahu

U.S Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem in 2019: Pence

Vice President Mike Pence told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule, as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest

Philippines Volcano

Philippine Volcano Eruption May Be 'Imminent'

The Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers

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USA Gymnastics Board Members Resign

Three members of USA Gymnastics' board of directors resigned Monday amid one of the largest sexual abuse scandals in U.S. sports history involving disgraced doctor Larry Nassar

Bill Cosby Trial Continues After Defense Rests

Bill Cosby Performs for First Time in 3 Years

Bill Cosby has performed in public for the first time since sex scandals embroiled him in 2015, telling stories and honoring old friends in his hometown as a spring retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case