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NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children
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NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

New York Fire Department personnel stand outside the scene of a deadly fire Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Queens Village in New York that killed multiple people, including children. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village. (Michael Appleton/Office of the Mayor […]
Sheryl Sandberg picks ‘Option B’ in her book on resilience
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Sheryl Sandberg picks ‘Option B’ in her book on resilience

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington. Sandberg’s new book, “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy,” recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it. Written with psychologist Adam Grant, […]
Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions
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Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

FILE – This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Jack Jones, left, and Marcel Williams. The two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday, April 24, 2017, in what could be the nation’s first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an […]
Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration
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Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

In this March 1, 2017, photo, Marta Guembes, Guatemala’s honorary consul in Portland, Ore., talks about how she has been trying to help Guatemalan immigrants who were detained in the predominantly Latino town, during an interview in Woodburn, Ore. Speaking outside the offices of PCUN, a union representing farmworkers, nursery and reforestation workers in Oregon, […]
3 children among victims in New York City house fire
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3 children among victims in New York City house fire

NEW YORK (AP) — A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three children, as flames surged through a New York City home on a sunny spring afternoon, leaving authorities to scour for clues about what sparked the deadly flames. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon shortly after 2:30 p.m., on a street full of single-family […]
Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire
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Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say five people, including children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon shortly after 2 p.m. in the Queens Village neighborhood of Queens. The two-story single family home was engulfed by the four-alarm blaze. Television news […]
Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate
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Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 27, 2016, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg waves after speaking to delegates during the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The former New York City mayor addressed his intensifying focus on climate change on Saturday, April 22, 2017, in an email […]
California moves – slowly – toward resuming executions
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California moves – slowly – toward resuming executions

FILE – This Sept. 21, 2010, file photo shows the interior of the lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. California corrections officials expect to meet a Wednesday, April 26, 2017 deadline to submit revised lethal injection rules to state regulators, trying again with technical changes after the first attempt […]