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Four wooden crosses stand as a memorial Wednesday to those killed during a shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant reopened three days after the attack. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Waffle House Hero Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Victims' Families

James Shaw Jr., credited with saving lives after grabbing the shooter's rifle, was lauded by Tennessee lawmakers who said that "if his heroism is equaled by anything," it's his penchant for honesty.

"Being Not Rich at UM" is an over 80-page online guide to navigating college for low and middle-income students. Cargo/Getty Images/Imagezoo hide caption

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Navigating Campus For The 'Not Rich': Students Launch A Crowdsourced Guide

At the University of Michigan, two students have created an online guidebook with tips for other low- and middle-income students trying to manage the high costs of college.

Navigating Campus For The 'Not Rich': Students Launch A Crowdsourced Guide

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a healthcare union rally at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 21. Cuomo is threatening to sue federal immigration authorities and accused them of violating the law. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Gov. Cuomo To Federal Immigration Officials: 'The State Will Sue'

On Wednesday, the governor sent a cease and desist letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying its arrest of a dairy farmer in upstate New York last week violated the law.

Protesters chant "It's not abuse, it's rape!" after a nine-year prison sentence was given to five men accused of the multiple rape of a woman during Pamplona's San Fermin festival in 2016. Vincent West/REUTERS hide caption

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Protests Erupt In Spain After Five Men Cleared Of Rape Charges

The group, called "The Wolf Pack" by Spanish media, is accused of having non-consensual sex with an 18-year-old woman in 2016. They have been sentenced to jail for sexual abuse, but not rape.

Central American asylum-seekers ride a bus to Tijuana on Wednesday, while passing through San Luis Rio Colorado along the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of immigrants, the remnants of a caravan of Central Americans that began almost a month ago, set out on the last leg of their journey north in Mexico. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Caravan Arrives In Tijuana, As Migrants Prepare To Request Asylum

A group of Central American asylum-seekers, who have been traveling through Mexico for weeks, are gathering near the border with the U.S. They say they will request asylum on Sunday.

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo's life-size sculpture of enslaved people in rusting shackles that evoke dripping blood is one of the first things visitors encounter at the memorial. The 800 monuments suspended from the ceiling each stand for a county where racial killings occurred. Victims' names are etched on each one. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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New Lynching Memorial Is A Space 'To Talk About All Of That Anguish'

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., and includes monuments for victims of lynchings. Organizers say it's time "to confront the brutality."

New Lynching Memorial Is A Space 'To Talk About All Of That Anguish'

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The digital marquee outside Highland Arts Elementary School, seen at the start of class Wednesday, warns of the effects of the teacher walkout Thursday in Mesa, Ariz. Matt York/AP hide caption

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'We Simply Can't Take It Any Longer': Teacher Protests Sweep Arizona, Colorado

Scores of schools have closed in the two states as educators demand pay bumps and boosted budgets. In Arizona, which has seen a massive walkout, tens of thousands are marching through Phoenix.

Manchester United players warm up in London's Wembley Stadium prior the FA Cup semifinal match against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. American billionaire Shahid Khan has made a bid to buy the stadium. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images hide caption

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Fancy An American Football Match? NFL Owner Bids For London's Wembley Stadium

Shahid Khan, the American billionaire owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, has reportedly offered nearly $835 million for the facility. The move could pave the way for more NFL games in London.

Jake Tapper is CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the host of The Lead and State of the Union. His novel, The Hellfire Club, is set in 1954 Washington, D.C. Corey Nickols/Getty Images for Pizza Hut hide caption

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CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

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Tapper's new novel, The Hellfire Club, takes place in 1954 during Sen. Joseph McCarthy's Communist "witch hunt" — a time he describes as "very resonant" with the current political climate.

CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

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