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Kasich and Cruz team up to block Trump nomination

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Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich teamed up to block Donald Trump this week, drawing an angry response from the front-runner and his supporters.
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COLUMBIA, SC - APRIL 25:  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe delivers remarks at the South Carolina Democratic Party state convention April 25, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, former Sen. Lincoln Chafee, and Sen. Bernie Sanders also spoke to the convention.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Voting rights restored for felons in Virginia

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More than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia will now be able to vote once they have served their prison sentences.
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Harriet Tubman replaces Andrew Jackson on $20 bill

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The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that famous Civil War-era abolitionist and Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Continue reading

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Lead in school water is nationwide issue

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Safe drinking water is often taken for granted in the United States, but some schools around the country find themselves struggling to protect students from toxic lead. Continue reading

Rescue team members and firefighters walk past a partially collapsed building after an earthquake struck off the Pacific coast, in Portoviejo, Ecuador, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTX2AIUZ

Thousands await relief in Ecuador following destructive earthquake

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has been blamed for at least 350 deaths after striking the northern coast of Ecuador Saturday. Continue reading

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