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Kimberly Teehee, right, and Cherokee Nation principal chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. speak to the media in 2019 after Hoskin nominated Teehee to be the Cherokee Nation's first delegate to Congress. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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The Cherokee Nation is renewing its push for a nonvoting delegate in Congress

The same treaty that led to the Trail of Tears also said the Cherokee Nation could be represented by a congressional delegate. The tribal government wants the position to be filled for the first time.

A Carolina dog waits for his owner to vote at a polling station in Rome, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power

Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe.

A woman from the Ho-Chunk Nation smiles as she touches the canoe. Wisconsin Historical Society maritime archaeologists recovered a 3,000-year-old dugout canoe from Lake Mendota in Madison, Wis., on Thursday. Wisconsin Historical Society hide caption

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A second ancient canoe is found in Wisconsin — this time tracing back to 1000 B.C.

The dugout canoe discovered most recently in a lake is believed to be the earliest direct evidence of water transportation used by native tribes in the Great Lakes region.

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Get a peek inside this Saudi Arabian date festival

Saudi Arabia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of dates, and dozens of varieties are sold every year at the Buraydah Date Festival.

Get a peek inside this Saudi Arabian date festival

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North Korea test-fires missile toward sea as U.S. visit South

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending its weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises.

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Powerful typhoon prompts evacuations in northern Philippines

A powerful typhoon shifted and abruptly gained strength Sunday as it blew closer to the northeastern Philippines, prompting evacuations from high-risk villages and the capital.

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Pink Floyd's founder won't tour in Poland after a backlash to his remarks on Ukraine

Local media reports that Roger Waters canceled two concerts in Krakow after facing criticism for blaming "extreme nationalists" in Ukraine for having set the country on the path to war.

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Dear Life Kit: My parents ran a background check on my partner. How can I trust them?

A daughter tries to rebuild trust with her parents after they secretly ran a background check on her boyfriend. Therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab shares insight on how to move forward.

Dear Life Kit: My parents ran a background check on my partner. How can I trust them?

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