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In this Nov. 11, 2017 photo, a resident of Crosby, Texas, holds a list of chemicals present at the Arkema plant that was passed around to people who live near the chemical plant. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than public toldA joint media investigation reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly acknowledged, and questions about the long-term consequences for human health remain unanswered.
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A worker with the Hazleton Department of Public Works uses a loader to dump snow into a waiting truck during snow removal in Hazleton, Pa., Thursday,March 22, 2018.  Ellen F. O'connell/Hazelton Standard-Speaker via AP)
The Latest: Amtrak to restore storm-hampered service FridayAmtrak says it will restore Northeast Corridor service on Friday after operating on a modified schedule for two days due to the winter storm
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Vermont now only US state to never send a woman to CongressBeaten out by Mississippi, Vermont is now the only state in the nation to have never sent a woman to Congress
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 file photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air during a student-led march against gun violence at the Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla. In numbers not seen since the tumult of the 1960s, multitudes are taking part in a surge of political and social activism. Their ranks include high school students angered by gun violence, teachers fed up with low pay, and women energized by a range of grievances _ notably pervasive sexual harassment and the longtime dominance of men in political power. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The Latest: Parkland students on cover of Time magazineThe Parkland teens spearheading Saturday's March For Our Lives rally in Washington are being hailed on the cover of Time magazine.
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A woman loads a child onto a vehicle while other cars are covered by snow during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Nor'easter rolls into New England as millions begin cleanupThe latest nor'easter lost some punch as it rolled into New England as millions of people elsewhere in the Northeast began digging out of snow
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Former Virginia police officer arrested on drug chargesA former Virginia police officer has been arrested in Idaho after federal authorities say he conspired to deal heroin and cocaine and told his co-conspirators the identity of a confidential FBI informant
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Trial delayed for Connecticut driver in crash that killed 4The trial of a Connecticut man police say was driving an SUV that crashed in Massachusetts, killing four passengers, has been delayed because he has a new lawyer
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, front the left, Emma Gonzalez, Alex Wind, and Matt Deitsch participate in a panel discussion about guns, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics, in Cambridge, Mass. The Feb. 14, 2018 attack in Florida killed 17 people, 14 of them students. The students have become vocal advocates for stricter gun laws. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Troopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happenedEight highway patrol troopers are scheduled to bolster security at the Florida high school where last month's massacre happened
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In this March 20, 2018 photo, Sequita Thompson, points to the white area on the patio where she said her grandson Stephan Clark lay dead after being shot by police in Sacramento, Calif. Relatives, activists and Sacramento officials are questioning why police shot at an unarmed black man 20 times, killing him, when he turned out to be holding only a cellphone in his grandparents' backyard. (Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Police release videos of fatal shooting of unarmed black manVideo footage released by Sacramento police shows two officers yelling that a man had a gun before they fatally shot him
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Pedestrians make their way across a street in the pouring rain in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The storm came ashore on the central coast and spread south into the Los Angeles region and north through San Francisco Bay, fed by a long plume of subtropical moisture called an atmospheric river. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Forecasters: New round of heavy rain hits CaliforniaForecasters warn of continuing mudslide dangers as new round of heavy rain arrives in California
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10 Fastest-Growing Metro Areas in AmericaResidents in St. George, Utah, probably won't be surprised to learn they're living in the fastest-growing metro area in America—the constant new housing and business construction is likely a giveaway, the Spectrum notes. The region took top honors based on the US Census Bureau's newly released figures comparing populations...
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Police: Man beaten outside club drives into crowd, killing 1Authorities say a man being beaten by several people outside of a Houston club fled to his car and then drove into the crowd in an apparent act of retaliation, striking at least four people and killing one of them
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