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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020: 'Our campaign is about transforming our country'
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
The Latest: AP source: Bernie Sanders' campaign raises $3.3MBernie Sanders is setting a new fundraising bar for 2020 Democrats
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Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to USAn Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States
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A man prays at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Aurora gunman's family: 'We deeply apologize' for shootingsA relative of the man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse says her family is offering condolences to the victims' families, saying 'we deeply apologize'
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Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands amid turmoilVenezuela is banning air and sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands _ a region that has been linked to efforts to undermine President Nicolas Maduro by sending emergency aid to the South American nation
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FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorChicago police have investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers questioned in the probe
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Latest: City lawyer welcomes decision on Obama library suitChicago's lead attorney says the city is pleased a federal judge will expedite hearings on a lawsuit challenging the planned construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a South Side park
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, Krystal Jean Lee Kenney, left, leaves in a car as various media record her exit from the Teller Combined Court in Cripple Creek, Colo. Kenney, 32, of Hansen, Idaho, pleaded guilty Friday, to tampering with evidence connected to the death of Kelsey Berreth, who was last seen on Nov. 22. Colorado Bureau of Investigation Agent Gregg Slater testified Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, that Kenney told investigators that she and Patrick Frazee became involved in March 2018. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP, File)
Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with batColorado investigators say a man beat his missing fiancee to death with a baseball bat after trying to persuade a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing
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Kent County Sheriff personnel investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, near Cedar Springs, Mich. Authorities say several people, including children, have been fatally shot at a property in western Michigan. (Neil Blake/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
Police search 2nd site in deaths of 4 in western MichiganAuthorities say evidence suggests some of the three children and a woman found fatally shot in a western Michigan house may have been killed elsewhere
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Regional Housing and Urban Development Administrator Lynne Patton, right, visits tenant Thomas Gilbert to see the damaged, unusable shower in his apartment, in the Douglas Houses in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Patton is spending the next four weeks living in four different New York City Housing Authority buildings to get an up-close look at the city's troubled public housing developments by living there. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
HUD official trapped in elevator during public housing visitA federal housing official's monthlong tour of New York City public housing complexes hit a speed bump when she got stuck in an elevator
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College trustee quits over Nazi uniform costume photoA Pennsylvania college trustee is apologizing and resigning after a student found a 1980 yearbook photo in which the trustee wore a Nazi uniform costume
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Trucks loaded with USAID humanitarian aid for Venezuela are escorted by police as they arrive at the Tienditas International Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The U.S. military airlifted tons of humanitarian aid as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival for the leadership of the South American nation. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
AP Explains: Venezuela opposition's fight to win over troopsU.S. President Donald Trump and Venezuela's opposition are pushing the military to let in humanitarian aid in belief it could break a month-long standoff, but top commanders are showing no signs of breaking loyalty to Nicolas Maduro
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