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Army Soldier Falls Into Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano After Straining For Better View

U.S. Geological Survey/AP
| A soldier visiting the active volcano on the Big Island wanted a better view, so he hopped a guard rail and fell in. Airlifted out of the crater, he is in stable condition.

1 Child Dead, 3 People Missing After Migrant Raft Overturns In Rio Grande

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U.S. border officials say human smugglers put migrants in harm's way by launching rafts into the river's cold, fast-moving waters.

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns In Aftermath Of Children's Book Scandal

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Pugh, a Democrat, is being investigated for alleged "self-dealing" scheme in which she sold thousands of copies of a self-published children's book series to entities with business before the city.

Third Child Dies In U.S. Government Custody Since December

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The 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died at a hospital in Texas. Guatemala's government said he had an infection in the frontal lobe of his brain.

St. Lucia Quarantines Cruise Ship After Measles Case Occurs Onboard

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The quarantined ship is reportedly owned and operated by the Church of Scientology. Some 300 passengers and crew are aboard.

Florida Approves Bill Allowing Classroom Teachers To Be Armed

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It will be up to districts whether they want to allow teachers to be armed. Critics of the bill said it could make classrooms more dangerous to students.

'Every Box Was Smashed': After Thousands Of Complaints, The Pentagon Is Reforming Military Moves

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The Pentagon is planning to hire a single private company to oversee the moving process for military families. The current system is plagued by delays, lost shipments, theft, and a lack of accountability.

ACLU: Border Agents Violate Constitution When They Search Electronic Devices

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U.S. border agents improperly look for broad evidence of crimes when they search international travelers' phones and laptops without probable cause, civil rights groups argue.

New Canadian Currency Features Civil Rights Activist, Wins Innovation Award

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The $10 bill is purple, contains polymers, and is vertically oriented. It features the first image of a Canadian woman on the country's currency.