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MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Trump is said to have made about African countries. At gatherings across the […]

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Despite criticism, TSA chief says officers do “excellent job overall”

After investigators found Transportation Security Administration screeners failed to spot prohibited items at least 70 percent of the time at airport checkpoints, new TSA Administrator David Pekoske is defending his agency’s workforce, saying they do “an excellent job overall.” Homeland Security investigators found undercover officers were able to get through TSA checkpoints with mock knives, […]