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MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

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Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Trump is said to have made about African …

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Dramatic video shows firefighter saving child from blaze

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A dramatic scene of a Georgia firefighter catching a child dropped from an apartment fire was captured on another firefighter’s helmet camera. The video was posted to social media Sunday by the firefighters’ union in DeKalb County, outside Atlanta. In the video, third-generation firefighter Capt. Scott Stroup catches the young …

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The world's largest landfill is becoming a park

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Staten Island’s Freshkills Park was once the world’s largest landfill, a dumping ground for New York City’s abundant heaps of garbage. Eloise Hirsh, administrator of Freshkills Park and president of the Freshkills Park Alliance, was tasked with transforming those hundreds of acres of compiled garbage into an enormous, activity-filled public …

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