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FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, Maine Gov. Janet Mills signs a bill to establish Indigenous Peoples' Day at the State House in Augusta, Maine. A handful of states, including New Mexico and Maine, are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' DayNew Mexico is celebrating its first statewide Indigenous Peoples' Day
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Attendees pose for a photo with cardboard cutouts of President Barack Obama and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the Ohio Democratic Party's 2019 State Dinner, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (Maddie Schroeder/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against DemocratsChanging voting patterns put Ohio in unfamiliar position: in danger of being ignored in 2020 race
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, smoke billows around power transmission lines as the Camp Fire burns in Big Bend, Calif. Experts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire. The question takes on new significance after authorities said Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, that a man in his 60s who relied on oxygen died 12 minutes after losing electricity in a planned outage by Pacific Gas & Electric Co., east of Sacramento. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts sayExperts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire
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Asian stocks gain after US-China announce truce on tariffsAsian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom has signed a law giving child sexual assault victims more time to file lawsuits. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suitsCalifornia governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
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Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander addresses the media outside Town Center at Boca Raton, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Boca Raton, Fla. The mall had been placed on lockdown following reports of shots fired. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post via AP)
Police: No evidence of shooting after Florida mall lockdownThe police chief of a Florida city where a mall was placed on a lockdown for hours after reports of possible shots fired says authorities found no immediate evidence of any shooting; calls it a "suspicious incident."
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In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, image made from a body camera video released by the Fort Worth Police Department an officer shines a flashlight into a window in Fort Worth, Texas. A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside the home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified her as 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson. (Fort Worth Police Department via AP)
Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at homeAn attorney for the family of a 28-year-old black woman who was killed by police inside her Texas home says the white officer who shot her didn't have time to perceive a threat.
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FILE - This January 2018, file photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Marilyn Hartman.  Chicago police say  Hartman was arrested Friday, Oct. 12, 2019 after officers determined she didn't have a boarding pass or identification. The arrest marks the latest chapter in a story that's played out for a decade at airports across the United States, including last year when Hartman was arrested after sneaking on a flight from O'Hare to London. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
Serial stowaway remains jailed after latest airport arrestA 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
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No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air showThe Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States
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Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online datingIncrease of STDs in Hawaii to highest numbers in decades linked to prevalence of online dating
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In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photograph, Kyla Hines, assistant director of the LGBTQ Student Resource Center, poses for a photo outside her offices in the student union on the campus of Metropolitan State College in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on LGBT festsNational Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety over the Supreme Court deliberations about job discrimination law
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California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuitsCalifornia governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits
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