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In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, media and guests mingle before a tour of Facebook's new 130,000-square-foot offices (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) 

YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about 30 minutes into the hearing because of "hateful comments."

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) 

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) 

The departure of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and potentially other top leaders, marks the beginning of a new phase in which immigration hard-liners at the White House are determined to wield considerably more influence

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Celebration includes frank discussion of the horrors of slavery, history of Civil Rights Movement along with Civil War re-enactments.

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A plastic water bottle and plastic bags are seen discarded with other garbage in a corner trash can in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) 

New York may follow Hawaii, California in banning single-use plastic grocery bags.

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 A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) provides insight on how decades of structural racism within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has led to the virtual elimination of black farmers.

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ACLU says the government needs to act faster to unite children with parents

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U.S.- backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó is attempting to oust socialist President Nicólas Maduro

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Archbishop designated by Pope Francis to the Archdiocese of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory speaks during a news conference at Washington Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Hyattsville, Md., Thursday, April 4, 2019. Archbishop-designate Gregory will succeed Cardinal Donald Wuerl. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) 

Gregory, 71, is the first African American to lead the Washington archdiocese

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Rev. Al Sharpton walks onto the stage at the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) 

Democratic presidential candidates on Friday touted their plans on criminal justice reform, the study of reparations and other racial equality issues, highlighting the critical role black voters will play in choosing the party's 2020 nominee.

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