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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photoA published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO LEMKE, FROM LENKE- Kaylee Lorincz, from left, Rachael Denhollander and Lindsey Lemke, all victims of Dr. Larry Nassar speak after a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault, and will face at least 25 years in prison.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex chargesFormer sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleads guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault
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In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, fire fighters battle a blaze at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa. At least 20 people were injured in the massive fire at the senior living community about 35 miles west of Philadelphia.  (Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Remains of final 2 victims of senior home inferno recoveredInvestigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community
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Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of the character Olaf from "Frozen" is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving paradeSecurity for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature trucks filled with sand, concrete barriers and scores of police officers
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FILE - In this undated file photo, a bather takes advantage of an opportunity to soak in the Boiling River in Yellowstone National Park. A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. (Brett French/The Billings Gazette via AP, File)
State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park feesA group of state attorneys general is telling the National Park Service to scrap its plan for a fee increase at some of the most popular destinations
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This Nov. 21, 2017, photo provided by the Climate Direct Action group shows Leonard Higgins, second from right, with his defense attorneys outside the Choteau County Courthouse in Fort Benton, Mont. Higgins was convicted Wednesday, Nov. 22, on charges of of criminal mischief and trespassing after he entered a fenced site near Big Sandy, Mont., in October 2016 and closed a valve on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the United States to call attention to climate change. With Higgins are attorney Lauren Regan, left; attorney Kelsey Skaggs, second from left, and attorney Herman Watson. (Nicole Bradford/Climate Direct Action via AP)
Climate activist convicted after pipeline protest in MontanaAn activist who was trying to call attention to climate change has been found guilty of criminal charges for closing a valve on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the United States
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Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedureA federal judge has blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method
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FILE - This March 10, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Dan Schoen at the Minnesota State Office Building in St. Paul, Minn. Democrat Schoen and Republican Tony Cornish will resign from office following accusations of sexual misconduct, officials said on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)
Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented factsThe attorney for a resigning Minnesota state senator says two women accusing him of sexual harassment are misrepresenting what happened
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Arkansas college student accused of considering mass attackA college student in Arkansas has been accused of engaging in criminal acts involving explosives after writing that "the maniacal side" of his brain was a "fun little guy" who wanted to inflict mass casualties on society
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Latest: Victims of ex-gymnastics doctor blame universityMichigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are 'simply false' and it is 'appalled' by Larry Nassar's crimes
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John Collins, left, of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary stands inside John F. Kennedy's childhood home in Brookline, Mass., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, before sounding taps on the 54th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination in Dallas in 1963. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversaryA year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, a traveler tries to book a ride with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Through a string of almost weekly scandals, Uber has managed to continue growing and hold onto the title of the world’s largest ride-hailing service. In the latest misbehavior, hackers were able to steal data for 57 million riders and drivers, and Uber concealed it for a year. Riders and business experts say that hits people directly, and they won’t be happy about it. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Uber customers torn between scandals and serviceScandals chase away some customers from Uber, but service keeps others hanging on
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