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Nielsen membership and field representatives went into classrooms across the country for the Great American Teach In. This group of field associates taught business etiquette to students at Friendship Public Charter School in Southeast Washington DC. 

Around one in seven of the Millennial generation (aged 16-34) are African American


In this May 3, 2011, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama dances with students at Alice Deal Middle School in northwest Washington during a surprise visit for the school's Let's Move! event. When Michelle Obama considered the daunting prospect of becoming first lady, she purposely avoided turning to books by her predecessors for guidance. Instead, she turned inward (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) 

Children talk about what Michelle Obama's career, initiatives have meant to them


AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee 

Amazon has added warehouses and package carriers have increased shipping to address last-minute demand 



On Monday, the President granted commutation of sentence to 153 individuals and pardons to 78 individuals 


Hillary Clinton speaks in Washington, Nov. 16, 2016. Clinton says Russian interference had a bearing on her defeat in the presidential race, citing a long-running effort by Russian President Vladimir Putin to discredit America and its government. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File) 

Mistrust is part of the landscape in countries around the world


Don't look to the Electoral College to upend Trump victory 

AP spoke to 330 electors and found little enthusiasm for revolt


In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin talks to reporters as he arrives at Trump Tower in New York. There's growing concern among Republicans about the upcoming Senate confirmation hearings Mnuchin, the Wall Street financier Donald Trump has chosen to head the Treasury Department (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) 

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden to take lead in Finance committee hearings


Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. He is charged with sexually assaulting one woman in 2004, but prosecutors are hoping to call 13 other accusers to testify at his spring trial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 

Cosby lawyers want to block 13 accusers from testifying


Obama administration suggested that Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election. (Stock Image) 

Russian president in question of authorizing hacking in election run-up


In this June 19, 2015 file photo, police tape surrounds the parking lot behind the AME Emanuel Church as FBI forensic experts work the crime scene, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File) 

In his confession to the FBI, the gunman said he carried out the killings after researching "black on white crime" on the internet


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