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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens to introductions as she is awarded the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn is as Fed chairman. Yellen’s four-year term as Fed chair ends on Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve boardJanet Yellen announces she will leave Federal Reserve board after Powell becomes chairman
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FILE - In this June 25, 1970 file photo, Charles Manson sticks his tongue out at photographers as he appears in a Santa Monica, Calif., courtroom, charged with the slaying of musician Gary Hinman. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famousCult leader Charles Manson, who directed his "family" to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called "Helter Skelter," died of natural causes at 83
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FILE - Top row from left are file photos showing San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds in 2017; Boston Red Sox' Roger Clemens in 1987; Los Angeles Angels' Vladimir Guerrero in 2009 and San Diego Padres' Trevor Hoffman in 2008. Bottom row from left are Seattle Mariners' Edgar Martinez in 2017; New York Yankees' Mike Mussina in 2008 and Boston Red Sox' Curt Schilling in 2008. Trevor Hoffman, who fell five votes short last year on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame, heads holdovers that include Vladimir Guerrero, Edgar Martinez, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Mike Mussina and Curt Schilling. (AP Photo/File)
Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, VizquelChipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel among 19 newcomers on baseball Hall of Fame ballot
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FILE - In this April 25, 2006 file photo, Alex Azar, then U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary, speaks at a state of Michigan pandemic influenza summit in Detroit. Newly disclosed financial records show that Azar, President Donald Trump’s nominee to become secretary for the Health and Human Services Department, reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenureNewly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive
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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophiesA month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport
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In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2017, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and Leszlaw Piszewski, the president of the Jewish communities of Poland, pose for a photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw prosecutors have opened an investigation Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 into expressions of xenophobia and racism voiced during a march by far-right nationalists earlier this month. (AP Photo)
Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right marchProsecutors in Poland open investigation determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw violated laws against propagating racism
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens at a committee hearing at the Capitol in Washington. A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 that he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, after he had begun his career in the Senate. Menz's allegation comes days after a Los Angeles broadcaster, Leeann Tweeden, accused Franken of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
New allegation against Franken, this time met with silenceA second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct
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FILE - In this March 8, 1998 file photo, actress Della Reese, nominated for best dramatic actress for her role in the television series "Touched by an Angel", arrives for the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at 86Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at age 86
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This image provided by NASA shows the inner slope of a Martian crater which has several of the seasonal dark streaks called "recurrent slope lineae," or RSL, that a November 2017 report interprets as granular flows, rather than darkening due to flowing water. Arizona scientists said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 that these lines appear more like dry, steep flows of sand, rather than water trickling downhill, at or near the surface. (NASA via AP)
New study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not waterA new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand, not water
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
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