Michael Ertel in November 2012 while he was the elections supervisor of Seminole County, Fla. He resigned Thursday from his post as Florida secretary of state after photos of him in blackface emerged.
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A Highlands County Sheriff's SWAT vehicle is stationed in front of a SunTrust Bank branch, Wednesday in Sebring, Fla., where authorities say five people were killed in a shooting.
A home burns during the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., in November 2018. It was one of several fires often discussed in terms of the changing climate. A new survey shows a jump in the number of Americans who are "very worried" about global warming.
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As President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo watch, a U.S. Navy team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Scott A. Wirtz, Saturday at Dover Air Force Base.
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Firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze triggered by a leaking pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico on Friday night. Mexico's health minister said at least 89 people were killed.
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Emergency crews responded to the Allen Benedict Court public housing complex in Columbia, S.C., Thursday. They found two men dead in the morning and later discovered gas leaks in multiple buildings.
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