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This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago police arrest 2 black suspects in attack on SmollettThe investigation into black actor Jussie Smollett's account of being beaten in a racist, anti-gay attack has taken a sharp turn: Police have announced the arrest of two black men they believe assaulted Smollett
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Law enforcement personnel gather near the scene of a shooting at an industrial park in Aurora, Ill., on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)
The Latest: White House: Trump monitoring Aurora shootingThe White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on a shooting in Illinois and is monitoring the situation
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In this Feb. 1, 2019 photo, former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court in Washington.   U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has issued a gag order in the case of Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone.  Jackson said in an order Friday that both sides must refrain from making statements to the media or the public that could prejudice the case.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Judge issues gag order in case of Trump confidant StoneA federal judge has issued a gag order in the case of longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone
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FILE - In this March 26, 2015 file photo, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly, right, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, stands behind glass in a quarantine room, behind his brother, Mark Kelly, also an astronaut, after a news conference in the Russian-leased Baikonur, Kazakhstan cosmodrome. Nearly a year in space put Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, according to a report released on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alertScientists find that astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert
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Flood water gushes down Leach Canyon near homes in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
Snow storm brings whiteout conditions to California's SierraSkiers eager to hit the slopes had to sit out a Presidents' Day holiday weekend as heavy snow and rain fell for a fourth day in a row Friday in California's mountains
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9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnessesThe compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses the lawsuit the state will likely file against President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom says there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California may sue Trump over emergency wall declarationCalifornia's governor and attorney general and say they will sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2018 file photo newly-elected Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva speaks during a swearing-in ceremony in Monterey Park, Calif. Villanueva will limit when inmates in the county's jails can be transferred to federal authorities for deportation. Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019,  the agency will reduce the number of misdemeanor charges that can trigger an inmate's transfer. She could not immediately say which misdemeanor charges would no longer qualify. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agentsThe new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department is further limiting when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 photo, Spokane County Sheriff's deputies respond to a call where a Spokane County plow driver said a local man brandished a firearm and told him to step out of his plow in Spokane, Wash. Unusually heavy snow in the Spokane area has caused snow plow rage: Two plow drivers clearing streets this week were threatened by people enraged after their driveways ended up blocked with mounds of snow. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatenedThere's snow plow rage in Spokane after storms dropped 21 inches of snow so far in February
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, at podium, announces at a news conference in Los Angeles that the city and county of Los Angeles, as well as four other cities have joined a lawsuit the state previously filed challenging the Trump administration's plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census. A U.S. judge in San Francisco will hear closing arguments Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in a trial over the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census for the first time in 70 years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Attorney: Process behind Census question 'rotten'An attorney for the state of California says the process behind Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' decision to add a citizenship question to the U.S. Census was rotten to its core
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FILE - In this June 10, 2016, file photo, sailboats practice in front of the downtown Chicago skyline during practice for an America's Cup World Series sailing event. Chicago was one of the 18 finalists that Amazon rejected in November when it announced it would split its HQ2 between New York and northern Virginia. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the companyAmazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant
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FILE - This June 2018 file photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas.  The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding a group of men on a hunger strike inside a Texas immigration detention center, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. The dramatic reversal comes as public pressure was mounting on ICE to halt the practice, which involves feeding detainees through nasal tubes against their will.  (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)
ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in TexasThe U.S. government says it has suddenly stopped force-feeding a group of men on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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