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Chess victory is ticket out of shelter for 8-year-old boyAn 8-year-old boy's victory as New York state chess champion will be his family's ticket out of a homeless shelter
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke greets supporters after speaking at Gino's Cento Anno, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Beto O'Rourke sees wisdom in scrapping Electoral CollegeFormer US representative and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says "there's a lot of wisdom" in scrapping an electoral college because it puts some states out of play in the presidential election
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President Donald Trump and visiting Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speak during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Trump says 'all options' open on VenezuelaPresident Donald Trump is saying that "all options are open" when dealing with the crisis in Venezuela
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Google to launch video-game streaming platform StadiaGoogle says it will launch a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business
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FILE- In this May 18, 2012, file photo a television photographer shoots the sign outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook has settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems could be used to enable discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads, checking off one problem from its list of many. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discriminationFacebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads
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Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico arrive for hearings in USThe first scheduled hearings under a new Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts will be held Tuesday in San Diego
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The exterior view of Capital One Arena is seen, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Washington.  As NCAA prepares to stage its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting in any state that wants it, the organization remains opposed to gambling on its events. But it’s not denying reality, either.  This year, at least one and likely two women’s games will be played in Mississippi, where people have been betting on college sports since last summer, and men’s games will be played in Washington at Capital One Arena, which could have a full-service onsite sports book this time next year. Future NCAA Tournament games are scheduled for Wells Fargo Center, an 11-mile drive from the sports book at Harrah’s Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass)(AP Photo/Nick Wass)
NCAA can't keep tournament games away from legal gamblingThe NCAA says it won't move future tournament games away from states or venues where gambling is legal
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Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers who are contracting the deadly disease at younger ages. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
APNewsBreak: Federal black lung fund in danger of drying upInaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung
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Ex-Gov. McAuliffe says decision coming soon on 2020 runFormer Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe he'll soon decide whether to join the sprawling field of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination
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