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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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Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrantsNearly 50 Democratic lawmakers are calling for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after reporting revealed that the agency was force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike
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Detroit Council rejects car stunt due to Confederate flagThe Detroit City Council has banned a hot rod and custom car show from allowing a stunt jump to take place because some of the participating vehicles have carried Confederate imagery
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. When Donald Trump visited O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border makes the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready. As the president filled an El Paso arena with supporters, O'Rourke helped lead thousands of his own on a protest march past the barrier of barbed-wire topped fencing and towering metal slats that separates El Paso from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
O'Rourke won't rule out being vice presidential candidateBeto O'Rourke says he hasn't ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate, even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he'll seek the presidency
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Newspaper calls for KKK resurgence, schools rescind honorsA small-town newspaper has called for a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, prompting two universities to withdraw the awards it had given its editor
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Residents shop at an open-air market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations over prices that have doubled for food, gas and other basic goods in recent weeks and allegations of government corruption. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Haiti probes US men detained with weapons, no license platesAuthorities in Haiti say five U.S. citizens are among eight men who have been detained with automatic weapons and other arms, and they are investigating whether anyone authorized their entry into the country
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan wrapped up by a March 4 deadline set by the federal government, state water officials said Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. It's the latest hurdle threatening the seven-state plan to take less water from the drought-starved Colorado River, which provides water for 40 million people and 5.5 million acres of farmland. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water planArizona water officials say the state won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan wrapped up by a March 4 deadline set by the federal government
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Ex-detective faces charges in sexual assault of witnessesA former Philadelphia police officer was charged with rape and sexual assault of male witnesses and suspects over more than a decade
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrives for her baby shower at the Mark Hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby showerMeghan Markle has been spotted at several upmarket venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower
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5 to stand trial in Guatemala shelter fire that killed 41A Guatemalan judge has ordered five current and former officials to stand trial over a blaze that killed 41 girls at a state-run home for troubled youth
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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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