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New York Fire Department personnel stand outside the scene of a deadly fire Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Queens Village in New York that killed multiple people, including children. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village.  (Michael Appleton/Office of the Mayor via AP)
NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 childrenInvestigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon
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Workers in New Orleans finish taking down first of 4 Confederate monuments that will be removed over the coming daysWorkers in New Orleans finish taking down first of 4 Confederate monuments that will be removed over the coming days
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Pot supporters plan 'smoke-in' after arrests near CapitolAfter a pot giveaway that led to eight arrests, marijuana legalization supporters are returning to the U.S. Capitol _ and this time they plan to light up
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Pierre McGraw, head of a group called the Monumental Task Committee, speaks during a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statuesWorkers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy
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In this April 15, 2017, photo, North Koreans wave as they march next to a float display of models of different missiles across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fresh off an immense North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act will be even bigger. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding; French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics; New Orleans to take down Confederate statues
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Haiti leader expected to plead guilty in US drug caseA former Haitian coup leader is expected to avoid a life sentence in a plea deal he's scheduled to make in a U.S. court
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Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor endHolocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost their efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies
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In this undated photo released by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Bevin takes a self portrait of his family. Bevin, wants to overhaul the state's troubled child-welfare system, inspired by his own family's failed attempt to adopt a young girl. The Bevins started the process of trying to adopt a young girl from Kentucky's child-welfare system. They had their fingerprints taken, three times and opened their home to an inspection. The state ultimately rejected their application because, the Bevins said, they had five children and officials worried the girl wouldn't get enough attention. (Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin via AP)
Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles foster systemKentucky's Republican governor wants to overhaul the state's trouble child-welfare system, inspired by he and his wife's failed adoption of a young girl in the state's foster care system
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New York Fire Department personnel stand outside the scene of a deadly fire Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Queens Village in New York that killed multiple people, including children. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village.  (Michael Appleton/Office of the Mayor via AP)
The Latest: Man who escaped NY house fire expected to liveAuthorities say a man who escaped a deadly house fire that killed five people, including three children, is expected to survive
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In this March 1, 2017, photo, residents of the predominantly Latino town of Woodburn, Ore., meet to talk about increased detentions by federal immigration agents. The meeting was held in the offices of PCUN, a union which represents farmworkers and others and which is housed in a former church. Farmers, nursery and winery owners and others who depend on immigrant labor are predicting a catastrophe as federal immigration agents focus on stepping up arrests of people who are in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigrationFarmers across the U.S. are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants who are in the country illegally
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says city to begin taking down first of 4 Confederate monuments early MondayNew Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says city to begin taking down first of 4 Confederate monuments early Monday
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FILE - This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Jack Jones, left, and Marcel Williams. The two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday, April 24, 2017, in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000Two Arkansas inmates who say they're in poor health after decades on death row are arguing that their medical conditions could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections
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