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In this Oct. 17, 2018 photo, Nicole Willis, left, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation who lives in Seattle, listens to speakers at a rally in Lacey, Wash.  Elizabeth Warren's spat with Donald Trump over Warren's Native American heritage has brought global attention to what it means to be Native American. Willis believes being Native American means her family is part of a distinct, interconnected community that has existed since ancient times. Her tribe requires citizens to be one-quarter Native American, with 1/16 specific to the tribe, but she said “theoretically, it shouldn’t matter.”(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membershipClash over Warren's heritage highlights how Native American tribes decide membership
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Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumpsDivers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps
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Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandlesAn earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles
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A migrant tired of waiting to cross into Mexico, climbs a border bridge fence to jump into the Suchiate River, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Some of the migrants traveling in a mass caravan towards the U.S.-Mexico border organized a rope brigade to ford its muddy waters. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico borderImmigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis
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Interfaith clergy and community leaders are pictured in downtown Reno, Nevada on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, as they took a tour of rundown weekly motels that increasingly are becoming the last stop before homelessness for hundreds of working families who can't afford to live anyplace else. An economic boom spurred by the arrival of thousands of new employees at Tesla, Google, Apple and other corporate giants has created an unprecedented housing crisis in the area. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner).
In Reno, a boomtown resurgence leads to a housing crisisThe economic recovery has allowed Reno to reclaim its status as a boomtown, but that has been bad news for people on the margins who are having a harder time finding an affordable place to live
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Why JetBlue Is Flying People for FreeYou can fly free in November, if you like surprises. JetBlue plans to fly a plane-load of people to an unknown destination Nov. 27 to volunteer for an unknown cause for three days, USA Today reports. Anyone over 18 can apply here by Oct. 26 if they're willing to answer...
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Family That Painted Political Sign Faces 'Fit of Rage'Is painting your lawn the same as putting up a sign? A Texas family says it is after painting "BETO" on their front yard—but their homeowner's association wants the message removed, the Hill reports. Shannon Bennett and her husband say they painted the letters in support of Rep. Beto...
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Russell Robinson buys 50 Mega Millions lottery tickets at the Kwik Stop food store at 46th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood, Fla., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The top 10 largest US JackpotsThe top 10 largest US Jackpots
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Lottery players buy Mega Millions lottery tickets Friday Oct. 19, 2018, in New York. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to $1 billion. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsIf it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger
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A man walks past Mega Millions and other lottery displays outside of The Lucky Spot in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billionMega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion after no winning ticket sold in Friday night's drawing
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In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity. More than a week after Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on a path of destruction that led all the way to the Georgia border, more than 100,000 Florida customers were still without power, according to the state Department of Emergency Management website. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zoneMore than 100,000 Florida customers are still without power due to Hurricane Michael, which tore into the Florida Panhandle more than a week ago
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In Court for His Sentencing Date, Manafort Looked ... DifferentPaul Manafort was there in a Virginia federal courtroom Friday to hear details on his sentencing, and his appearance seemed markedly different than the last time he was seen in public. NBC News notes the 69-year-old looked "visibly grayer," and that he showed up, in a wheelchair, wearing a green...
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