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10 things to know about Inauguration Day

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In the United States, presidential inauguration ceremonies are full of tradition. Learn about the significance and history of Inauguration Day. Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) takes his seat to resume his testimony during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for his nomination to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX2YD47

Hearing begins for Trump’s attorney general nominee

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Tuesday saw the beginning of confirmation hearings for Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general. Continue reading

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Massachusetts students recreate election reactions with Mannequin Challenge

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A group of students at Somerville High School in Somerville, Massachusetts decided to capture the range of emotions they were experiencing by creating a Mannequin Challenge video. Continue reading

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The legacy of Cuba’s Fidel Castro

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Fidel Castro, the 90-year old communist leader of Cuba, died on Friday. He had ruled the country with a firm grip for nearly half a century, withstanding a 50-year long U.S. economic embargo and multiple assassination attempts. Continue reading

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Clinton on bed rest and defensive over ‘deplorables’ remark

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Hillary Clinton had to stay home in order to recover from pneumonia this week, but that didn’t stop her campaign.

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