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Under Rainy Skies, Los Angeles Teachers Take To The Picket Lines

Educators and their supporters gathered outside of schools Monday, then converged near Los Angeles City Hall in a sea of umbrellas, ponchos and signs. LA last saw a teacher strike nearly 30 years ago.

Federal workers wait for food distribution to begin Saturday at a pop-up food bank in Rockville, Md. The Capital Area Food Bank is distributing free food to government employees during the shutdown. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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Federal Workers Struggle To Stretch Their Money As Shutdown Lingers

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The US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 14, 2019, is seen following a snowstorm. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Barely Treading Water': Why The Shutdown Disproportionately Affects Black Americans

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, is under fire again for making controversial remarks. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Leaders Move To Strip Rep. Steve King Of Committee Assignments

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Hundreds of singers joined MILCK and the Canadian choral group Choir! Choir! Choir! to perform "Quiet" at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre in early 2017. Andrew Williamson/Courtesy of Choir! Choir! Choir! hide caption

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A Song Called 'Quiet' Struck A Chord With Women. Two Years Later, It's Still Ringing

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President Trump called the idea he might have worked on behalf of Russia a "hoax" at the White House on Monday. "A whole big fat hoax." News reports raised new questions over the weekend. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump, Following Explosive News Reports, Denies He Worked For Russia

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Under Rainy Skies, Los Angeles Teachers Take To The Picket Lines

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