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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks off stage after holding a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington to announce the Climate Pledge, setting a goal to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. On Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, Bezos said that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate changeAmazon founder Jeff Bezos says he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change
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FILE - In this Jan.6, 2017 file photo real estate heir Robert Durst is wheeled into a courtroom in a Los Angeles Superior Court Airport Branch in Los Angeles. Durst faces trial in the slaying of his best friend 20 years ago. Jury selection begins Wednesday, Jan.19, 2020, in Los Angeles.  (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool,File)
Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killingNew York real estate heir Robert Durst faces trial in the slaying of his best friend 20 years ago
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Jubilant pro gun supporters celebrate outside of the Senate Judiciary committee meeting after the members passed by until next year, HB961, the assualt weapons ban patroned by Del. Mark Levine, D-Alexandria, killing it for this year's session during a meeting inside the Pocahontas Building in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon banVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Museum's Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thingA nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to someone in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself
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Water from the Pearl River floods a residence on Florence-Byram Road near Byram, Miss., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Authorities believe the flooding will rank as third highest, behind the historic floods of 1979 and 1983. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi capitalThe swollen Pearl River appears to have crested in Mississippi’s capital of Jackson at just under 37 feet, but Gov. Tate Reeves warned the hundreds of evacuees not to rush back home until they get the all clear
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In this Friday, Feb 7, 2020 photo, people arrive from Wuhan, China, aboard a chartered Boeing 747 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. U.S. officials on Thursday, Feb. 13, announced the country's 15th confirmed case of the new coronavirus — an evacuee from China who had been transported on this flight and was under quarantine in Texas. The patient is now in isolation at a hospital and was reported in stable condition. (Billy Calzada/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
American cruise passengers quarantined at US military basesMore than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, are being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A charter flight transporting passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship arrives at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Hector Amezcua)
Chinese health report says 80% of virus cases have been mildHealth officials in China have published the first details on nearly 45,000 cases of the novel coronavirus disease that originated there, saying that more than 80% have been mild and that new ones seem to be falling since early this month
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FILE - In this July 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton, right, during a meeting with survivors of the attack on USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Stratton passed away in his sleep at his Colorado Springs home Saturday, Feb. 16, 2020 with his family in attendance. Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii that killed 1,100 Arizona crew members. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
USS Arizona crew member, Pearl Harbor survivor dies age 97One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died
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Searchers recover bodies of 2 killed in Colorado avalancheSearchers have recovered the bodies of two Colorado men who died in a weekend avalanche in Colorado
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, inmate Chester Weger is interviewed at Pinckneyville Correctional Center in Pinckneyville, Ill. Illinois officials have granted parole to Weger, an 80-year-old inmate sentenced to life in prison for the 1960 killings of three suburban Chicago women whose brutalized bodies were found in a cave at a state park. Weber is set to be released the week of Feb. 17, 2020. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
Illinois man, 80, set for release in 1960 triple-killing An 80-year-old man is set to be released this week from an Illinois prison, nearly six decades after he was sentenced to life in prison for the killing of one of three suburban Chicago women whose brutalized bodies were found in a state park
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FILE- In this Aug. 12, 2013 file photo, Nicholas Peart, Lilat Clarkson, Leroy Downes, Devin Almonar and David Ourlicht, left to right, plaintiffs in the stop and frisk case, pose for a photo after a news conference at the Center for Constitutional Rights, in New York, after U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the New York Police Department deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its contentious stop-and-frisk policy, and an independent monitor is needed to oversee major changes.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stop and frisk gets renewed attention in Bloomberg candidacyFormer New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's history on stop and frisk is getting renewed attention as he campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, Les Ouchida poses at the permanent exhibit titled "UpRooted Japanese Americans in World War II" at the California Museum in Sacramento, Calif. Ochida, who is a docent for the exhibit, was a child when his family was forced to move in 1942 from their home near Sacramento to an internment camp in Arkansas. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrence has introduced a resolution to apologize for the state's role in carrying out the federal government's internment of Japanese-Americans. A similar resolution will be brought up before the state Senate by Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California to apologize for internment of Japanese AmericansCalifornia legislators are expected to pass a resolution condemning the state’s role in the U.S. government’s internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II
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