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Pennsylvania Makes A Case For Dairy With A Huge Butter Sculpture

| The annual unveiling on Thursday doubled as an opportunity for state officials to plug milk and other products of the struggling dairy industry.

Sailboat From U.S. Teen's Doomed Round-The-World Attempt Found Drifting Off Australia

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"My heart skipped a beat. It brought back many memories — good and not so good": Seeing her boat Wild Eyes brought back a flood of emotions, says Abby Sunderland, who's now 25.

Senate Confirms Trump's Census Bureau Director Nominee Steven Dillingham

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In a unanimous voice vote on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed a new permanent head of the Census Bureau who will oversee the 2020 census and inherit seven lawsuits over a new citizenship question.

Despite Huge Backlogs, The Government Shutdown Halts Most Immigration Court Hearings

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Hundreds of thousands await hearings in the already-congested system. Those delays could help some cases but hurt many others.

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Judge Dismisses San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuit Against Facebook, Google, Twitter

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Family members and victims of the 2015 mass shooting in California had accused the tech companies of knowingly supporting ISIS and helping the group spread its radical beliefs.

Was Something In The Water? Cleveland Seeks Answers After Air Passengers Fall Ill

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Six passengers were stricken on the Tampa-bound flight, prompting Cleveland airport officials to shut down and clean water fountains.

Activists Brace For 2019 Abortion Rights Battles In the States

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The stakes are higher with a newly configured U.S. Supreme Court. Abortion rights opponents say they're ultimately hoping to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Tell Us: How Is The Government Shutdown Touching Your Life?

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The partial government shutdown is rippling beyond federal workers and contractors. If you are seeing effects of the shutdown in your life, work or travel we want to hear your story.

For A North Korean Defector Turned Journalist, Warming Ties Are Cause For Worry

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South Korea barred Kim Myong Song, a reporter for the Chosun Ilbo newspaper, from covering a meeting with North Korean officials. He believes they were concerned his presence could derail the talks.

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