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Passengers wait after the lights went out at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours.
People traveling through the world's busiest airport struggled to get home after a power outage there forced hundreds of flight cancellations. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours. (Image credit: Branden Camp/AP) [...]
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A musical group playing traditional Puerto Rican bomba music performs at a parranda in Hartford, Conn.
Thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the U.S. mainland after Hurricane Maria. On Saturday, Hartford, Conn., welcomed some of its newcomers with a Puerto Rican Christmas tradition: a parranda.(Image credit: Ryan Caron King for NPR ) [...]
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The Thomas Fire in Southern California is on it's way to being the largest in the state's history. Fourteen days in, the flames continue to burn in bone dry, windy conditions. It's burning above the wealthy areas of Santa Barbara County, it's only 40 percent contained and will likely burn for days to come. [...]
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Guests arrive at the premiere of the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi in London on Tuesday. On Sunday, Disney announced that the film had brought in $450 million globally in its debut weekend.
The latest film in the space odyssey juggernaut brought in $450 million globally in its debut weekend, and that's not counting China.(Image credit: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) [...]
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The emails were stored with General Services Administration, an agency that hosted the Trump Transition email system. Trump lawyers say the emails were "privileged materials" not government property.(Image credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) [...]
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Rebecca Dykes was reportedly found on a roadside the same day she was due to fly home to the U.K. [...]
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"In my 40 years of law enforcement I've never seen anything quite like it," said the Goochland County Sheriff. "I hope I never see anything like it again." [...]
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Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, (bottom); Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, middle; and U.S. astronaut Scott Tingle, above; wave prior to the launch of the Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday.
The astronauts from the U.S., Russia and Japan blasted off early Sunday and are scheduled to arrive on Tuesday.(Image credit: Shamil Zhumatov/AP) [...]
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We've heard from teachers nationwide about our investigation into Ballou High School. They say they see the same where they are: chronic absenteeism and pressure on teachers to pass students.(Image credit: Kate McGee/WAMU) [...]
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An aerial view of The Pentagon from Washington, DC on August 25, 2013.
A Pentagon program spent $22 million researching "unidentified aerial phenomena," according to multiple reports. It was backed by former Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) [...]
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