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Kern County Assistant District Attorney Joseph Kinzel answer reports questions after the arraignment of Liliana Carillo in Superior Court, Wednesday April, 14, 2021 in Bakersfield, Calif.  Carillo, suspected of killing her three young children in Los Angeles, has been transferred to the Kern County Jail on suspicion of felony auto theft and carjacking. She is being held with a $2 million bail. The Los Angeles Police Department is leading the investigation into the deaths of the children. (Alex Horvath/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)
Mom suspected in children's deaths pleads in carjacking caseA California woman suspected of killing her three children has pleaded not guilty to carjacking during an alleged escape
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020 file photo helicopters approach the USS Bonhomme Richard as crews fight the fire in San Diego. The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego nine months after flames engulfed it in one of the worst U.S. warship fires outside of combat in recent memory. The ceremony Wednesday at Naval Base San Diego was not public with the Navy citing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
US Navy decommissions massive ship destroyed by fire The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego nine months after flames engulfed it in one of the worst U.S. warship fires outside of combat in recent memory
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Nobel doctor calls sexual violence in conflict a `pandemic'Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr_ Denis Mukwege is warning that the scourge of sexual violence and rape in all conflicts is now “a real pandemic.”
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, a passenger wears a face mask she travels after take off from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. A new study says leaving middle seats open could reduce the risk of airline passengers contracting the virus that causes COVID-19. The study was published Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kansas State University. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Study finds that blocking seats on planes reduces virus riskA new study says leaving middle seats open could reduce the risk of airline passengers contracting the virus that causes COVID-19
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Proposal in Alabama to up protection for Confederate statuesA proposal to fine cities $10,000 a day for taking down Confederate and other longstanding monuments drew heated debate in a Alabama legislative committee
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Biden: 'It's Time to End the Forever War'President Biden confirmed Wednesday that he will not be taking the Afghanistan war into its third decade. "It's time to end the forever war," he said in a speech from the Treaty Room of the White House, which CNN notes is the same room in which George W. Bush announced...
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10 emerging writers receive $50,000 Whiting AwardsTen emerging writers should be having a little more free time to work
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Texas truck driver indicted in deaths of 8 migrants in crashA Texas man who drove a pickup truck involved in a deadly head-on crash that killed eight migrants he was carrying near a Texas border city has been indicted
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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear speaks to reporters following the signing of bills related to the American Rescue Plan Act at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, April 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Interview: Kentucky governor sees useful lessons in pandemicKentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says there are lessons to be drawn from the COVID-19 pandemic
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FILE - The reflection of a private border wall is seen on the glassy waters of the Rio Grande on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Mission, Texas. South Texas officials say they are worried about flooding during the hurricane season starting June 1 from breaches in a levee system that remain after border wall construction was halted. Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez told Border Report Wednesday, April 14, 2021 that there are at least four breaches in the levee system protecting Hidalgo County's low-lying region from floods during a major storm. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor via AP, file)
South Texas officials worry about breaches in border leveesSouth Texas officials say they are worried about flooding during the upcoming hurricane season from breaches in the area's levee system that were created during border wall construction
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Washington state governor OKs bill banning for-profit jails Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill aimed at shutting down one of the country’s largest for-profit, privately run immigration jails
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