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Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral
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Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral

Police block the street in front of O’Brien Funeral Home for the funeral of Aaron Hernandez, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Conn. The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts on April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s […]
Aaron Hernandez’s mom, brother arrive at his private funeral
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Aaron Hernandez’s mom, brother arrive at his private funeral

Police block the street in front of O’Brien Funeral Home for the funeral of Aaron Hernandez, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Conn. The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts on April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and […]
New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument
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New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument

Workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument Monday, April 24, 2017, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government, in New Orleans. It was removed overnight in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A monument to a deadly […]
Aaron Hernandez’s Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral
11 hours ago
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Aaron Hernandez’s Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

Police block the street in front of O’Brien Funeral Home for the funeral of Aaron Hernandez, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Conn. The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts on April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and […]
Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space
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Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson, center, floats inside the Quest airlock of the International Space Station with Thomas Pesquet, left, and Shane Kimbrough before their spacewalk. Early Monday, April 24, 2017, the International Space Station commander surpassed the 534-day, two-hour-and-48-minute record set last year […]
Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdown
13 hours ago
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Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdown

In this March 30, 2017, photo, Moses Maldonado poses for a photo in front of a statue depicting pioneers in front of the Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore. Maldonado, who attended a rally honoring farmworker organizer Cesar Chavez at the Oregon statehouse, is a 50-year-old undocumented farmworker who says he is afraid he will be […]
Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches
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Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. The justices without comment left in place a lower court ruling that said the automaker’s 2009 bankruptcy […]
New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues
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New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues

Workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument Monday, April 24, 2017, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government, in New Orleans. It was removed overnight in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed […]