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Collection gives sneak peek into Civil War-era traveling troupe

Minstrel shows popular at the outbreak of the Civil War are often remembered for their role in perpetrating stereotypes about African Americans through blackface -- but for Mark Jessee, minstrel shows are an important part of his family’s history.

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Skechers shares tank on weak outlook for the sneaker business

Skechers shares plunge after the shoe retailer issued a disappointing outlook for this quarter.

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Ford is using bionic suits help employees work safer

Ford is using exoskeleton suits created by Ekso Bionics to help its line workers work safer.

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James Comey will speak at Amazon on Monday

Former FBI director James Comey will speak to Amazon employees on Monday.

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Will Colorado governor ban marijuana again?

CNN's Scott McLean speaks with a Colorado sheriff who says the state's legalization of marijuana is fueling a rise in crime. But some law enforcement leaders say there is not enough data to support the claim.

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National Teacher of the Year works with refugee students

Undeterred by immigration politics, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year leads a Washington state classroom for refugees that runs on the same promise that's bestowed upon children and fuels newcomers to the American dream.

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Pivotal spikes in IPO before losing gains

Pivotal Software started trading at $16.75 per share on Thursday, above the IPO price of $15 per share, but the stock fell shortly after its debut.

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Xerox and Fujifilm said to be in 'active talks' about renegotiating deal

The $6.1 billion deal, announced in January, would combine Xerox into an existing joint venture with Fuji, but it drew opposition from prominent shareholders

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Queen's artist paints last Canadian WWII 'Dam Buster' pilot

The men who were apart of the 1943 "Dam Busters" air-raid on Germany are featured in a portrait exhibit.

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Daycare Worker Drank 12 Beers Before Infant Died In Her Care, Police Say

An Iowa woman has been charged with neglect Wednesday after a 7-month-old was found dead in her care last year, police said.

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Florida high school shooting leaves one student injured; suspect in custody

A suspect was in custody following a shooting at a Florida high school Friday that injured one student, police said.

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Investigators focused on family of 4 in unsolved killings

A prosecutor says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight Ohio family members nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.

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Kent State student group hosts panel asking 'Is Christianity the white man's religion?'

"The problems of Christianity" and "white Jesus" were on the agenda during a controversial panel discussion at Ohio's Kent State University on Tuesday

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James Comey's Trump memos are released. Here's what you need to know

Trump told Comey that former national security advisor Michael Flynn has "serious judgment issues."

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Teens are using 'Fortnite' to ask out prom dates

Teens are using a popular video game, "Fortnite," to ask out their prom dates, USA Today reports.

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Wells Fargo to pay $1bn in largest fine levied against a bank under Trump

Fine had been widely anticipated and comes after Donald Trump warned that administration planned to hold the bank to accountWells Fargo has agreed to pay $1bn to settle claims tied to its auto insurance, mortgage and other financial products in what is th

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Bitcoin's latest climb brings post-Tax Day rally to more than 8%

Many cryptocurrency analysts attributed much of bitcoin's decline in the last two months to investors cashing out to pay taxes on last year's massive capital gains.

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Big Wall Street banks saved $3.6 billion in taxes last quarter under Trump's new law

An analysis by The Associated Press shows the nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes last quarter, thanks to the recently enacted Trump tax law.

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Throw out all of your romaine lettuce, it could have E. coli, CDC says

Federal authorities are urging people who bought chopped romaine lettuce in the United States to throw it away because it could get them sick, USA Today reported.

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Officer caught on video punching suspect won't face charges

A New Jersey police officer seen on video punching a man in the head 12 times during an attempted arrest won't face charges.

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Scottie Pippen has $50G worth of tractors, equipment stolen from farm, cops say

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen had $50,000 worth of equipment -- including two tractors -- stolen from his family farm in Arkansas, police said Thursday.

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Suburban Houston man accused of paying to have 4 killed

Prosecutors have charged a 54-year-old suburban Houston man with four counts of solicitation of capital murder for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her current boyfriend.

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Ringleader in $23M insurance fraud lived 'lavish lifestyle' with Bentley, $64G watch and oceanfront home

The ringleader of a massive $23 million auto insurance fraud drove around in a flashy Bentley, sported a $64,000 rose gold Juan Pablo Montoya watch and lived in a $7,500-a-month oceanfront South Florida home -- despite warnings from federal officials that

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Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown becomes youngest to make influential people list

Stranger Things actor, 14, joins Prince Harry, Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan on magazine’s listMillie Bobby Brown, the supernatural star of the Netflix hit Stranger Things, has become the youngest person to be included in Time magazine’s list of the mos

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Columbine students urge action on gun control ahead of walkouts across the US

Colorado students held a rally with Parkland survivors on anniversary of 1999 shooting, while nationwide protests are planned at schoolsWhen Columbine high school teacher Paula Reed does lockdown drills to prepare for an active shooter, she does them in t

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The future of commuting to work is here

From crowdsourced shuttle buses to companies offering rides to lure top talent, here are concepts used in some cities that could one day help your morning commute.

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Trump touts Comey memos for showing 'NO OBSTRUCTION,' but resumes attack on fired FBI director

Trump tweets that Comey's memos "show clearly that there was NO COLLUSION and NO OBSTRUCTION."

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