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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1961, file photo, President John Kennedy and members of the Civil Rights Commission pose during a White House conference in Washington. Kennedy aide and former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford, a Democratic activist who staged an upset Senate win in 1991, has died. Wofford died late Monday night, Jan. 21, 2019, of complications from a fall in his Washington, D.C., apartment, his son, Daniel Wofford, said. He was 92. Seated counter-clockwise, starting at far right, are: Robert S. Rankin; Robert Storey, commission Vice President; the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, President of Notre Dame University; Spottswood W. Robinson, III; Harris Wofford, presidential aide; Kennedy; Berl Bernhard; Edwin Griswold and John Hannah. (AP Photo/Byron Rollins)
Harris Wofford, activist who served in Senate, dies at 92Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford, a civil rights activist who staged an upset Senate win in 1991, has died
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FILE - This 2005 file photo shows Leighton Mark. Mark, a photojournalist who taught himself to make pictures with one arm after he was wounded in 1984 while covering the civil war in Lebanon, has died. He was 67.    (AP Photo)
Photographer Leighton Mark, shot in Beirut in 1984, has diedLeighton Mark, a photojournalist who taught himself to make pictures with one arm after he was wounded in 1984 while covering the civil war in Lebanon, has died
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Panel votes down Equal Rights Amendment in VirginiaA proposal to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has once again failed to make it out of a committee in the state's House of Delegates
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Teen's death spurs federal, state safe gun storage billsThe death of a Connecticut teenager who accidentally shot himself with his friend's father's gun has spurred his parents to advocate for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2019, file photo, student Leo Rittner Solomon, 6, front left, and parent Hilda Rodriguez Guzman, right, react as United Teachers Los Angeles president and teacher Alex Caputo-Pearl announces the nation's second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified School District, was going on strike in Los Angeles. The union said Monday, Jan. 21, that teachers are due back at picket lines Tuesday morning even if an agreement is reached Monday, saying it takes time to mobilize a ratification vote of a deal. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Tentative deal reached to end Los Angeles teachers strikeContentious contract negotiations have resulted in a tentative deal between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow striking educators to return to classrooms on Wednesday
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This undated photo provided by the Carson City Sheriff's Office in Carson City, Nev., shows suspect Wilbur Martinez-Guzman. Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against Martinez-Guzman, suspected of being in the U.S. illegally. (Carson City Sheriff's Office via AP)
The Latest: Man linked to 4 killings was from El SalvadorU.S. immigration authorities say a man suspected of killing four people in Nevada over the last few weeks is from El Salvador and entered the United States illegally
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Guy Jones, left, and a supporter of President Donald Trump named Don embrace during a gathering of Native American supporters in front of the Catholic Diocese of Covington in Covington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Jones organized Tuesday's gathering. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videosAs more videos emerge of an encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington, President Donald Trump is weighing in on the matter saying it appears the students were treated unfairly
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North Dakota couple killed by fallen tree in San DiegoRelatives say a North Dakota couple vacationing in San Diego died when a tree fell on their rental house
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Explo Systems ex-owner drops Camp Minden sentence appealThe former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility has dropped an appeal of his sentence
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A sign reading "This was not okay," is seen in front of Covington Catholic High School in Park Kills, Ky., Sunday, Jan 20, 2019. A diocese in Kentucky has apologized after videos emerged showing students from the Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial on Friday after a rally in Washington. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
The Latest: Native American offers to meet with studentsA Native American involved in an encounter between white teenagers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week says he wants to meet with the students involved
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DA: New Mumia Abu-Jamal files show no sign of judge conflictPhiladelphia prosecutors say they've found no hint from newly found files in a former Black Panther's police slaying case that a judge involved had a conflict of interest.
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, United Teachers Los Angeles leaders are joined by thousands of teachers as they march past the Walt Disney Concert Hall downtown Los Angeles. The union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles says the strike will continue into its sixth school day on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, regardless of the outcome of negotiations Monday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
The Latest: Tentative contract reached in LA teachers strikeContentious contract negotiations have resulted in a tentative deal between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow striking educators to return to classrooms on Wednesday
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