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This photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 shows Lydia Sutthithepa.  Sutthithepa was among those reported missing from this week's deadly Montecito, Calif., mudslides.  (Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh townRecent mudslides in a star-studded California coastal town took a heavy toll on gardeners and housekeepers, with members of working immigrant families accounting for nearly a third of the deaths.
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Latest: Actress Asia Argento speaks at Rome rallyDozens of activists have gathered in Rome to denounce violence against women and express support for the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.
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In this Aug. 3, 2017 photo, shoppers load their vehicle at the Dollar General store in Luther, Okla.  Less than a year after opening its new concept stores known as Walmart Express, the retail giant shuttered the smaller stores intended to compete with dollar stores when they failed to gain traction nationwide. Small towns like Luther are now trying to fill budget gaps to make up for lost sales tax revenue now that Walmart has pulled out.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini WalmartsArkansas-based Walmart's closing of its Express stores in small towns across the Midwest and South has affected basic government services from police protection to parks
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Maine town manager leads segregation group, promotes whitesThe town manager of a rural Maine community says he's the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better off if people of different races were to "voluntarily separate."
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Kansas archbishop elected to lead anti-abortion roleThe Archbishop of the Kansas City, Kansas, has been chosen to a leading role in the Catholic Church's fight against abortion
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FILE This Thursday June 5, 2014 file photo shows former US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, left, as she listens to park service rangers during a tour of Jamestown Island in Jamestown, Va. A power company is getting set to build 17 transmission towers in Virginia near colonial Jamestown Island. And already the utility has begun paying out $90 million for projects to blunt the impact on significant historic areas.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payoutsTowers _ some nearly as tall as Statue of Liberty _ to be built to string power lines visible at Jamestown Island, Virginia, site of first permanent British settlement in North America; $90 million in payouts to blunt impact on historic area
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van HoutenCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of the late murderous cult leader Charles Manson
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Driver Lucio Alvarez, of Argentina, and co-driver Robert Howie, of South Africa, race their Toyota during stage 12 of the 2018 Dakar Rally between Chilecito and San Juan, Argentina, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: Amazonian indigenous man in traditional clothing awaits pope's visit in Peru; big-wave surfing in Portugal; Dakar Rally team drives through Argentina mountains.
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governorCalifornia's governor has denied parole for a follower of Charles Manson yet again, refusing to let Leslie Van Houten go free
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FILE - This undated file photo shows Piper the dog at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Mich. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at City Opera House in Traverse City for Piper, who became an internet sensation for keeping the northern Michigan airport’s runways free of critters. The 9-year-old dog was euthanized Jan. 3, 2018, after battling prostate cancer.  (Jan-Michael Stump/Traverse City Record-Eagle via AP, File)
Memorial service planned for beloved Michigan airport dogFriends and fans are bidding farewell to a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Women will march again with aim to become a political forceActivists return to the streets a year after 1 million people rallied worldwide for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.
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California governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles MansonCalifornia governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles Manson
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