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With Higher Stakes In The Abortion Debate, Activists March On Washington

Anti-abortion rights activists gather once again for the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Friday. This year, they are fresh off the swearing in of conservative Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Motorists drive past a sign advertising regular gasoline at $1.88 per gallon at a station in Longmont, Colo., on Dec. 22, 2018. Falling gasoline prices have given drivers a little extra cheer this winter. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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What's Driving Low Gas Prices? A Global Oil Glut

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With Higher Stakes In The Abortion Debate, Activists March On Washington

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Lake Elsinore, Calif., was drenched Thursday by a storm that dropped rain and snow across much of the state. The National Weather Service is providing forecasts and warnings as usual, but employees are working without pay. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Back-To-Back Storms And No Pay For Federal Weather Forecasters

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In August 1963, African-American girls were held in a Georgia stockade after being arrested for demonstrating segregation. Left to right: Melinda Jones Williams (13), Laura Ruff Saunders (13), Mattie Crittenden Reese, Pearl Brown, Carol Barner Seay (12), Annie Ragin Laster (14), Willie Smith Davis (15), Shirley Green (14), and Billie Jo Thornton Allen (13). Sitting on the floor: Verna Hollis (15). Danny Lyon hide caption

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'I Gave Up Hope': As Girls, They Were Jailed In Squalor For Protesting Segregation

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Travis Scott performs in Austin, Texas, in October 2018. Scott is set to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Even With Rappers Set To Perform, Super Bowl's Halftime Show Remains Tone-Deaf

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This young woman and her son fled Nicaragua in 2016 to get away from the boy's abusive father. They're living in South Florida while she seeks asylum. Joel Rose hide caption

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As More Migrants Are Denied Asylum, An Abuse Survivor Is Turned Away

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