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In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, photo, Maria Orbelina Cortez, right, walks with her 3-year-old son, Julio, center, and a worker at the Catholic Charities shelter in McAllen, Texas. Orbelina says she decided to flee El Salvador after her husband attacked her and caused a pan of hot oil to fall, scalding Julio and leaving a scar on his head. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Families keep trying to cross border, wall or no wallPresident Donald Trump's push for a $5.7 billion wall is unlikely on its own to stop many of the thousands of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border each month
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center at podium, listens to a question during a news conference in Los Angeles after a tentative deal was reached Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Arlene Inouye, from left, team chair with the United Teachers Los Angeles, Justin Maurer, sign language interpreter, Union President Alex Caputo-Pearl, Austin Beutner, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and Vivian Ekchian, deputy superintendent stand in the background. A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Los Angeles teachers approve contract, end strikeLos Angeles teachers have approved a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, file photograph, a teacher wears a button on a union shirt in the Denver Classroom Teachers Association, the union's headquarters in south Denver. Teachers voted Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, to authorize a strike, which would be the first called in 25 years in the state's largest school district. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Denver teachers vote to go on strike over payDenver teachers have decided overwhelmingly to go on strike after more than a year of negotiations over base pay
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1983 file photo, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Russell Baker, is pictured at his office at the New York Times in New York. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Baker has died at age 93. Allen Baker told The Associated Press that his father died on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, from complications after a fall. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
Russell Baker, author and NY Times columnist is dead at 93Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Russell Baker has died at age 93
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Court tosses lawsuit in Illinois sex-video suicide caseJudge tosses lawsuit brought against a suburban school by the parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a sex offender over a video
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center at podium, listens to a question during a news conference in Los Angeles after a tentative deal was reached Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Arlene Inouye, from left, team chair with the United Teachers Los Angeles, Justin Maurer, sign language interpreter, Union President Alex Caputo-Pearl, Austin Beutner, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and Vivian Ekchian, deputy superintendent stand in the background. A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Latest: Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strikeLos Angeles teachers have approved a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district
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Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal, will return to work Wednesday after six-day strike.Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal, will return to work Wednesday after six-day strike.
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Judge declares Iowa fetal heartbeat law unconstitutionalA state court judge rules Iowa's fetal heartbeat law unconstitutional, concludes state Supreme Court's earlier decisions affirming a woman's fundamental right to an abortion would include the new law passed last year
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This January 2019 photo shows a copy of the 2006 Reno Rodeo program with a photo of Gerald David. A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed several people in Nevada over the past few weeks, including David and his wife, authorities said, and the slayings added fuel to the immigration debate. On Jan. 16, 2019, the bodies of 81-year-old Gerald David, and his 80-year-old wife, Sharon, were found in their home on the southern edge of Reno. (Reno Gazette Journal via AP)
Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in NevadaAuthorities: Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in Nevada
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Michael Avenatti, attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, talks to reporters outside federal court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. A federal judge appeared inclined to toss out a lawsuit against President Donald Trump by Daniels that seeks to tear up a hush-money settlement about their alleged affair. Avenatti argued the case should continue because he wanted to take sworn statements from Trump and Cohen. He plans to ask for legal fees. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
Porn star's hush money suit against Trump could be tossedLawyers for President Donald Trump want a federal judge to toss a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels over a hush money agreement she signed not to discuss an alleged affair with Trump
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Thousands of birds die at California's Salton SeaAuthorities say thousands of migrating birds have died at California's Salton Sea this month from avian cholera
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In this Aug. 11, 1994, photo, Sen. Harris Wofford, D-Pa., talks with Boy Scout Troop 65 of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford died in the hospital late Monday night, Jan. 21, 2019, of complications from a fall Saturday in his Washington apartment, his son, Daniel Wofford, said. He was 92.(Bob Donaldson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Harris Wofford, rights activist and senator, dies at 92Former Sen. Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1960 presidential campaign, has died
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