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Bay Area braces for far-right rallies and counter-protests

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| Police are preparing for far-right rallies this weekend in San Francisco and Berkeley, what one supporter calls "kicking the hornets' nest."

1 winning ticket sold for $758.7M Powerball jackpot

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The winning ticket was sold in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The lucky numbers from Wednesday night's drawing are 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number is 4.

Trump transgender ban in military will focus on new enlistments

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Gay and lesbian troops have been able to serve openly in the U.S. military since 2011; transgender service members were allowed to do the same in 2016.

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U.S. State Department expands travel warnings for Mexico's beachside tourist meccas

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The department has updated its warnings about the Mexican states that are home to Cancun and Los Cabos, citing rising homicide rates.

What you should know about the $700M Powerball jackpot

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Lottery players across the U.S. are scooping up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot as Wednesday night's drawing nears.

​Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

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A two-sentence statement said Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, had relieved Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command."

Heavy police presence, large crowds expected as Trump visits Phoenix

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The president will hold a rally downtown Tuesday night after visiting a Marine Corps base in Yuma, Ariz., along the U.S.-Mexico border. It is the president's first trip out west since his election.

Combating his instinct, Trump commits US to Afghanistan again

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After 16 years in Afghanistan, the U.S. can neither declare victory nor disengage. So the president calls for more troops, more time, more sacrifice — with no way of knowing how much might be enough.

Some sailors' remains found in 'sealed compartments' on USS John S. McCain

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Adm. Scott H. Swift, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, says remains have been found in damaged areas of the destroyer that collided with a merchant tanker in waters off Singapore.