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The Latest: Confederate monument in New Orleans…

Workers in New Orleans have finished taking down the first of four Confederate statues in the city that will be removed over the coming days

NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles…

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to overhaul the state's trouble child-welfare system, inspired by he and his wife's failed adoption of a young girl in the state's foster care system

Trump's first 100 days: Foreign policy

Center for Security Policy VP Jim Hanson weighs in on the president's progress

Kurtz: Does WikiLeaks cross the line of…

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on reports saying the Trump administration is preparing criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria…

3 African countries chosen to test world's 1st malaria vaccine on young children

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Pot supporters plan 'smoke-in' after arrests near Capitol

After a pot giveaway that led to eight arrests, marijuana legalization supporters are returning to the U.S. Capitol _ and this time they plan to light up

This Day in History, April 24, 2017

Among the events that happened on this day in history, in 1800 the Library of Congress is established.

Ayrton Senna changing kids' lives in Brazil

Legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the strongest brands in sport - and now his name is making a difference in education.

Sheryl Sandberg on Helping Her Kids Cope With…

"I’m heartbroken that I was not able to give my children the stability of growing up with two parents, that they lived through and still are living through something so traumatic so young," says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

100K people to volunteer for 'Comcast Cares Day'

David Cohen, Senior Executive VP of Comcast, and Huges Evans, Global Citizen's Co-Founder, talk about the largest day of volunteerism in the country. Comcast is partnering with Red Nose Day and Global Citizen.

Matthews: All eyes are on France this weekend

Chris Matthews discusses the upcoming French election and how American politics is playing a role.

Rubio: Trump 'Dealing With the Reality of Being…

Missed MTP? Catch highlights from the show in this week's ComPRESSed.

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Nearing 100-day mark, Trump says milestone not…

For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has startled world leaders with his unpredictability, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria

Haiti leader expected to plead guilty in US drug case

A former Haitian coup leader is expected to avoid a life sentence in a plea deal he's scheduled to make in a U.S. court

French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron…

European markets have jumped higher, with France's main index hitting its highest level since early 2008, amid relief over the results of the first round of the French presidential election

Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end

Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost their efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies

The Results Are In For France's Presidential…

Two candidates are heading for a runoff on May 7.

Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on…

The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it

Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on…

Farmers across the U.S. are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants who are in the country illegally

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Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US…

Two Arkansas inmates who say they're in poor health after decades on death row argue that their medical conditions could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections

1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over…

The first lawsuit out of tens of thousands across the U.S. is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to put a genetically engineered corn variety onto the U.S. market before China approved it

American Airlines employee allegedly hit woman…

Bryan Llenas breaks down the facts surrounding the latest airline controversy