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Musil Suarez carries his great granddaughter Alaina on his shoulders as they join a protest near La Fortaleza residence of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló against the governor in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Protesters are demanding Rosselló step down for his involvement in a private chat in which he used profanities to describe an ex-New York City councilwoman and a federal control board overseeing the island's finance. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resignThousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched toward the governor's residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory's flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign
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A rally of mostly young people protest in Federal Plaza, against the decision by federal prosecutors not to bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, Wednesday July 17, 2019, in New York. The protest marks the five-year anniversary of Garner's killing. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
De Blasio beats back calls to fire officer in Garner deathNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio beat back repeated calls for him to fire the police officer accused of using a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to the House Chamber, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
House blocks maverick Democrat's Trump impeachment effortHouse easily derails a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump
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Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., gives opening remarks before the House Oversight Committee hearing on family separation and detention centers, Friday, July 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt in census disputeThe Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019 file photo, the construction site of Vogtle Units 4 at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is seen, Friday, March 22, 2019 in Waynesboro, Ga. It’s not just cutbacks in nuclear plant inspections. Nuclear plant regulators are planning fewer mock commando raids to test plant defenses against terrorist attacks and are considering minimizing some safety warning, part of the rollbacks sought by the industry and gaining traction under President Donald Trump.   (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Nuclear industry push for reduced oversight gaining tractionThe nuclear-power industry's push for reduced government inspections is gaining traction under President Donald Trump
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Lin-Manuel Miranda joins rally against Puerto Rico governor"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined protests in New York demanding the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor
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Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., gives opening remarks before the House Oversight Committee hearing on family separation and detention centers, Friday, July 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: White House slams contempt vote for officialsWhite House slams Democratic-controlled House's vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over census citizenship issue
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen. Andrea Christensen, the sister of former University of Illinois student Brendt Christensen who is convicted of killing a Chinese scholar, told a jury, Monday, July 15, 2019, deciding whether he should be executed that he was a "very gentle person" who never raised his voice. (Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
The Latest: Illinois jury goes home without sentence verdictJurors have gone home after a first day of deliberations without a decision on whether a former University of Illinois doctoral student should be put to death for slaying a young scholar from China.
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin-Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit. The settlement announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states. The settlement is with the Sherwin-Williams Company, ConAgra Grocery Products Company and NL Industries, Inc. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305MThe nation's former major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit
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FILE - In this July 6, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from railway cars from now-defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada. Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana have petitioned the Trump administration to overrule a Washington state law that imposes safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail from the Northern Plains. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and North Dakota's Wayne Stenehjem say in a Wednesday, July 17, 2019, petition that federal authority over railroads should pre-empt the state law. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail lawAttorneys general for North Dakota and Montana have petitioned the Trump administration to overrule a Washington state law that imposes safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail from the Northern Plains
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to the House Chamber, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The Latest: Trump calls effort to impeach him 'ridiculous'Trump is calling a failed effort to impeach him the "most ridiculous project I've ever been involved in."
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
President Donald Trump walks to speak with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump says he has no regrets about attacking Dem freshmenPresident Donald Trump says he has no regrets about his ongoing spat with four Democratic congresswomen of color
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