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FILE - This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico. But U.S. statistics, analysts and testimony at the trial of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in New York show that most hard drugs entering the U.S. from Mexico come through land ports of entry staffed by agents, not open sections of the border. (AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File)
AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differIn his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico
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Police: Arizona officer kills teen boy with replica gunPolice in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer who believed he was armed was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun
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Police: 2 killed in shooting at IHOP in AlabamaPolice say a customer at an IHOP in Alabama started shooting at employees after becoming angry over a carryout order, wounding a restaurant worker who fired back in self-defense and killed him
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US government files appeals notice after 2020 census rulingThe Justice Department is appealing a New York judge's ruling stopping the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census
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Ski resort says 2 pulled from New Mexico avalancheOfficials say two people have been pulled from an avalanche near the highest peak of a New Mexico ski resort, and a search is underway for others who may be buried beneath the snow
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Attorney Todd Pugh, left, who represents ex-Officer Joseph Walsh, right speaks to reporters at the courthouse Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Former Detective David March, ex-Officer Joseph Walsh and Officer Thomas Gaffney, three Chicago police officers accused accused of trying to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014, were acquitted by a judge on Thursday.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Judge acquits 3 Chicago officers of Laquan McDonald cover-upJudge acquits 3 Chicago police officers of trying to cover up 2014 shooting of black teen
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Toddler with fentanyl, cocaine in system revived at hospitalA man has been charged with child endangerment after fentanyl and cocaine were found in his 14-month-old son's system after he became unresponsive at a day care
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FILE-In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt speaks during University Day at Memorial Hall, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Crews removed remnants of a Confederate statue from North Carolina's flagship public university early Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019, hours after Folt, the school's outgoing chancellor, ordered that the empty pedestal be put into storage because of safety concerns.(Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, File)
Probe: Miscommunication over barriers preceded statue's fallAn investigative report says the University of North Carolina declined to put up barriers the night protesters toppled a Confederate statue because of concerns they would be unsightly
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Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, makes a point during a briefing on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's budget proposals as Sen. Larry Alley, R-Winfield, watches, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Democrats are pleased by the governor's proposals to expand the state's Medicaid program and increase spending on public schools. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Governor's budget plan spotlights divided Kansas governmentDemocratic Gov. Laura Kelly outlined a proposed budget Thursday that commits Kansas to higher spending on public schools, expands its Medicaid health insurance program and cuts pensions to help pay for her initiatives.
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Minnesota mom charged after toddler tumble caught on videoProsecutors in Minnesota have charged a woman whose 2-year-old child tumbled from the back seat of a moving vehicle while still strapped in a car seat.
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A work crew removes branches from a tree on Mission Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
California storm moving out after battering state for 3 daysThe last Pacific storm in a weeklong series is pounding already-soaked California with rain and snow
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In this Jan. 10, 2019, photo, Will Kohler, an IRS tax examiner, holds a protest sign as union members and other federal employees rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown outside the IRS site, in Covington, Ky. Kohler applied for unemployment after getting furloughed but said his application is in limbo because the Treasury Department office that needs to verify his claim is closed as a result of the shutdown. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemploymentThousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on
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