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Carol Dean, right, cries while embraced by Megan Anderson and her 18-month-old daughter Madilyn, as Dean sifts through the debris of the home she shared with her husband, David Wayne Dean, who died when a tornado destroyed the house in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019. "He was my wedding gift," said Dean of her husband whom she married three years ago. "He was one in a million. He'd send me flowers to work just to let me know he loved me. He'd send me some of the biggest strawberries in the world. I'm not going to be the same." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 04, 2019 - 7:57 pm
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday after the deadliest U.S. tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children. Dozens were missing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019 file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking to overturn new obstacles the Trump administration set up for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. Becerra announced Monday, March 4, 2019 that the Democratic-led state will file a federal lawsuit seeking to block the Health and Human Services Department's new family plan rule. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
March 04, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California and 20 other Democratic-led states announced they were challenging the Trump administration's effort to set up obstacles for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers. California...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2011 file photo, an American and Arkansas flag blow in the wind as snow falls in Fayetteville, Ark. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson told The Associated Press on Monday, March 4, 2019 that he'd support the proposal to change state law regarding Arkansas' flag if it comes up again during the legislative session. The proposal failed before a state House committee last week. (AP Photo/Beth Hall, File)
March 04, 2019 - 4:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Monday backed an effort to change the meaning of a star on the state flag that honors the Confederacy to instead have it acknowledge Native Americans' contributions to the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson told The Associated Press that he'd...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi. Trump said he walked away from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim demanded the U.S. lift all of its sanctions, a claim that North Korea's delegation called a rare news conference in the middle of the night to deny. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
March 03, 2019 - 10:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House national security adviser on Sunday described President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an agreement providing for verifiable dismantling of the North's nuclear sites. John Bolton, in three television...
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Stevante Clark, the brother of Stephon Clark who was killed by police last year, speaks during a news conference at the Genesis Church in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 3, 2019. Clark's comments followed Saturday's announcement by Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert that the two officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark will not be charged in the shooting. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)
March 03, 2019 - 9:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The brother of a black man shot to death by police said Sunday he wants to see the officers who fired the fatal bullets held accountable Stevante Clark called on California's attorney general to prosecute them after the local district attorney declined to do so. He told...
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A woman waiting for a bus in Nogales, Mexico, is framed by a razor-wire-covered border wall separating it from Nogales, Ariz., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 03, 2019 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can't go along with the White House. The House has voted to derail the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, a banner depicting the Chevrolet Cruze model vehicle is displayed at the General Motors' Lordstown plant, in Lordstown, Ohio. GM employees in Lordstown and other factories in Michigan and Maryland that are targeted to close within a year say moving will force them to leave behind relatives, even their children, in some cases. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
March 03, 2019 - 8:04 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close by January are facing a painful choice: Take the company's offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything they've...
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In this April 4, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Members of the Manafort family who run the Connecticut-based Manafort Brothers Inc. construction company are defending their family name while distancing themselves from Paul Manafort Jr., who is facing sentencing this month for financial crimes and illegal lobbying. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 03, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — What do you do if you share a name with one of the most prominent defendants in the special counsel's investigation into Russia? Paul Manafort's daughter decided to change her name . Leaders of New Britain, Connecticut, considered renaming Paul Manafort Drive, a street named...
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AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
March 03, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring it's "very clear" President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump's administration, family and business as part of a rapidly...
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In this photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters (66 feet) away from the International Space Station’s Harmony module, Sunday, March 3, 2019. SpaceX's new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day. (NASA via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 10:59 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday in a big step toward putting the U.S. back in the business of launching astronauts. The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule, developed by Elon...
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