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Surviving members of the Little Rock Nine, the students who integrated Central High School in 1957, speak with the media Friday, Sept.  22, 2017, at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. From the left are Thelma Mothershed Wair, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Terrence J. Roberts, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Ernest G. Green and Elizabeth Eckford. Melba Pattillo Beals attended and is off the camera to the right. Jefferson Thomas died in 2010. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
Profiles of the Little Rock Nine who integrated Central HighThe nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock's Central High School in September 1957 all went on to seek higher education
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 1957, file photo, two paratrooper officers escort black students from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. School was closing for the weekend. (AP Photo/File)
Decades after "Little Rock Nine," school segregation lingersSixty years after nine black teenagers were escorted by federal troops through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, few white and minority students share a classroom.
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FILE - In this March 29, 2011, file photo, Barbara Blaine, President of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), displays childhood photographs of adults who say they were sexually abused, during a news conference in Philadelphia. Barbara Blaine, the founder and former president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has died. The organization known as SNAP announced on its Facebook page that Blaine died Sunday, Dept. 24, 2017, following a recent cardiac event. She was 61. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Barbara Blaine, founder of abuse victims group SNAP, diesBarbara Blaine, the founder and former president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has died.
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FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, Richard Beasley addresses the court after sentencing in his capital murder case by Summit Common Pleas Judge Lynne S. Callahan in Akron, Ohio. Beasley, convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by bogus Craigslist job offers, is appealing his death sentence to Ohio's highest court Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. (Paul Tople/Akron Beacon Journal via AP, Pool, File)
Convicted Craigslist killer appeals death sentenceA man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by bogus Craigslist job offers is appealing his death sentence to Ohio's highest court
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, Carlos Rafael talks on the phone at Homer's Wharf near his herring boat F/V Voyager in New Bedford, Mass. The U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced begining in Boston’s federal court on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (John Sladewski/Standard Times via AP, File)
'The Codfather' to be sentenced for evading fishing quotasA U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced
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Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rick Cooper poses for a photo at his home in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. He and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based church say their leader, Jane Whaley, coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. “I was making about $700 a week, but I only collected $235 a week in unemployment,” Cooper said. “So I’m working the same hours _ many times, much longer hours _ for less. It was devastating for my family.” (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members sayChurch's divine plan to beat the recession and keep tithes flowing in involved filing fraudulent unemployment claims at companies owned by congregants, former followers say
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Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rick Cooper poses for a photo at his home in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. He and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based church say their leader, Jane Whaley, coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. “I was making about $700 a week, but I only collected $235 a week in unemployment,” Cooper said. “So I’m working the same hours _ many times, much longer hours _ for less. It was devastating for my family.” (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members sayChurch's divine plan to beat the recession and keep tithes flowing in involved filing fraudulent unemployment claims at companies owned by congregants, former followers say
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This undated photo provided by Metro Nashville Police Department shows Emanuel Kidega Samson. A gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, and opened deadly fire an official said. Authorities identified the attacker as Samson, 25, of Murfreesboro, who came to the United States from Sudan in 1996 and was a legal U.S. resident. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 woundedAuthorities say one person is dead and seven others wounded after a masked gunman opened fire in a Nashville church
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This undated photo provided by Metro Nashville Police Department shows Emanuel Kidega Samson. A gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, and opened deadly fire an official said. Authorities identified the attacker as Samson, 25, of Murfreesboro, who came to the United States from Sudan in 1996 and was a legal U.S. resident. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
The Latest: Church shooting suspect charged with murderA man accused of killing one person and wounding several others at a Tennessee church has been charged with one count of murder
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Mexico border crossing to reopen 12 hours ahead of scheduleThe busiest border crossing in the United States is set to reopen 12 hours ahead of schedule after it closed for the weekend to travelers who normally drive through to Mexico
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FILE- In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Tulsa County Chief Public Defender Rob Nigh leaves a hearing for client Michael Bever at the Tulsa County Courthouse in Tulsa, Okla. Nigh, a defense attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and witnessed his 2001 execution, died Sunday, Sept. 24, after a battle with cancer, former colleagues said. He was 57. (Matt Barnardt /Tulsa World via AP, File)
Defense attorney for Oklahoma City bomber dead at 57Rob Nigh, a defense attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and witnessed his 2001 execution, has died after battling cancer
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Kat McLain, 26, a film student San Francisco State University gathers at the University of California, Berkeley, to protest a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos in Berkeley, Calif. McLain says she's a liberal, but that conservatives deserve to be heard. "A lot can be gained if we're willing to listen to these people. There's no way to come to a peaceful resolution until we can stop and talk to each other," McLain said. (AP Photo/Daisy Nguyen)
Right-wing activist holds short, small California rallyMilo Yiannopoulos was whisked away in a car after a brief appearance at the University of California, Berkeley that drew a few dozen supporters and a slightly larger crowd protesting the right-wing provocateur
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