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After Months Without Power, A Town In Puerto Rico Strings Its Own Lines

The Pepino Power Authority of Puerto Rico is a volunteer band of citizens restoring power on their own. The island's electric utility says their work is illegal. Residents don't care.

After Four Months Without Power, A Puerto Rico Town Strings Its Own Lines

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Get Caught Up: Trump's Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels

In 2011, the actress and former Senate candidate told In Touch magazine about a years-earlier sexual encounter with Donald Trump. Now, she and the president both deny an affair.

A small sledge hammer, bullet casings, and broken glass are seen in this photo of the interior of Stephen Paddock's room at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, where he carried out a massacre in October. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department hide caption

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Las Vegas Police: No Other Suspects In October Massacre, And No Motive

The lack of a motive and other suspects persisted despite looking into nearly 2,000 leads and sifting through thousands of hours of video, police say in a newly released investigation report.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a 2017 report that found wild-caught salmon caught off the coast of Alaska may contain a Japanese tapeworm, rarely seen in the U.S. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Man Pulls 5 1/2-Foot-Long Tapeworm Out Of His Body, Blames Sushi Habit

A recent podcast episode shared, in grisly detail, the story of a California man who discovered a parasitic worm wriggling out of him. He and his doctor suspect raw salmon was the culprit.

A train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada in 2013 and the ensuing explosions and fire killed dozens of people. A jury acquitted three railroad employees of related charges on Friday. Paul Chiasson/AP hide caption

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Jury Acquits Railroad Employees In Lac Megantic Fire Disaster

The Canadian panel found three men not guilty of criminal negligence in the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil. The resulting firestorm killed 47 people.

Approval of U.S. leadership fell sharply in President Trump's first year — particularly in Canada, where the approval rating fell from 60 percent to 20 percent. In this photo, protesters demonstrate at a new Trump International hotel in Vancouver last year. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World's Regard For U.S. Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll

The global approval rating for U.S. leadership fell to 30 percent — lower in President Trump's first year in office than under former President George W. Bush and a sharp fall from the Obama era.

Of the people in this Oval Office photo from Jan. 28, 2017, only President Trump and Vice President Pence are still part of the administration. Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer and Michael Flynn have all left. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Turnover In Trump's White House Is 'Record-Setting,' And It Isn't Even Close

In Trump's first year in office, 34 percent of top aides have either resigned, been fired or moved to different positions. That level of turmoil is off the charts compared with recent presidencies.

Turnover In Trump's White House Is 'Record-Setting,' And It Isn't Even Close

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A rooftop is covered with solar panels at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York last February. The Trump administration is considering whether to impose tariffs on imports of solar materials. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.S. Set To Decide In Trade Dispute Threatening Booming Solar Industry

President Trump is facing a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on solar imports. While tariffs could help level the playing field for U.S. manfacturers, they could also raise prices.

Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees

The storm, packing winds up to 126 mph, hit hardest in Germany and in the Netherlands but also affected France and Belgium.

Hosni Kalaya set fire to himself in the same weeks that Mohamed Bouazizi died from doing so in 2011 in Tunisia. He fears he inspired his brother's self-immolation in 2015. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Self-Immolation Rises As Desperate Tunisians Seek Escape From Poverty

When a fruit seller set himself on fire, it helped start a revolution in Tunisia seven years ago. Since then, the suicide method has grown more common, especially among young, unemployed men.

Self-Immolation Rises As Desperate Tunisians Seek Escape From Poverty

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Carl Higbie has resigned his post at the Corporation for National and Community Service after racist and anti-Muslim comments were reported by CNN. He's seen here in one of the agency's videos. Corporation for National and Community Service, via YouTube hide caption

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Trump Appointee Resigns After Bigoted Comments Surface

Carl Higbie, appointed by President Trump to serve in the agency that runs AmericCorps, has apologized for remarks that derided black people, Muslims and other groups.

Hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017 for the Women's March. Organizers are rallying in Las Vegas this year. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Women's Marches Across The Country Will Focus On The Vote

On the anniversary of the Women's March in Washington, D.C., organizers say marches this year are less about outrage and more about political organizing.

Women's Marches Across The Country Will Focus On The Vote

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'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

Until she put her own feelings before the judgments others made about her, April Gibson says she, as a young mother, "felt like I didn't deserve to feel the way women who do the right things do."

'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

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