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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at The Broadmoor World Arena, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

High school history lesson compares Trump with Nazis, communists

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A slide used in an Advanced Placement history class at Loch Raven High School in Towson shows a picture of President Donald Trump above pictures of a Nazi swastika and a flag of the Soviet Union. Two captions read “wants to round up a group of people and build a giant wall” and “oh, THAT is why it sounds so familiar!”

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In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 photo, artist Evelina Dillon poses with her painting at the Morton Museum in Collierville, Tenn. It took two months of research and another month of painting before Dillon managed to pack 150 years of Collierville history onto the 40-by-40-inch canvas. (Max Gersh/The Commercial Appeal via AP)

Artist fits 150 years of Collierville history into painting

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It took two months of research and another month of painting before Evelina Dillon managed to pack 150 years of Collierville history onto a 40-by-40-inch canvas.

Mammoth Cave ranger shares legacy of black cave explorers

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The first people to explore and map the depths of Mammoth Cave and give guided tours were enslaved African Americans in the 19th century, and current Mammoth Cave National Park Ranger Chuck DeCroix wants to make sure their legacy is carried forward.

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, a digital voting machine sits on a table in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina. In the rush to find reliable new voting machines, many state and local officials are turning to pricey models that some computer security experts see as risky. Called ballot-marking devices, the machines have touchscreens for registering voter choice. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)

Reliability of pricey new voting machines questioned

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Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. voters will cast ballots this year on devices that look and feel like the discredited paperless voting machines they once used, yet leave a paper record of the vote. But computer security experts are warning that these so-called ballot-marking devices still pose too much of a risk.

Carnival in Belgium again has Jewish stereotypes in parade

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The Aalst Carnival parade included stereotypical depictionsof Jews for the second year in a row and the Belgian government said that the anti-Semitism in the three-day festival embarrassed the nation and endangers society.

Kansas counties' websites may lack security against hackers

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Many Kansas counties'websites may be at risk as they lack basic protocols that make it easier for hackers to impersonate websites in order to install malware or trick individuals into giving out their personal information.

In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 photo, Chris Brophy, an engineer and assistant roundhouse foreman, with Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, makes adjustments to locomotive 493, the first D&SNG engine to be converted from coal to run on oil, before leaving the rail yard in Durango, Colo.,  for a test run to Cascade Canyon. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP)

Coal-fired tourist trains converting to oil in Durango

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The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has debuted its first locomotive that runs on oil, a more environmentally friendly fuel source that holds less fire risk than a traditional coal-burning engine.

This undated photo provided by Matt Pacenza shows a license plate on a vehicle. Utah lawmakers want to know how a license plate with the phrase "DEPORTM" got approved despite state rules against expressing contempt for any race, religion or political opinion on vanity plates. (Matt Pacenza via AP)

License plate complaints receive different state responses

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When the first complaint about the personalized “DEPORTM” Utah license plate was filed in 2016, the state employee who received it thought approving the vanity plate had been a mistake.

Facing volunteer shortage, town to consider full-time EMTs

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Voters in the town of Woodstock are going to be asked to consider funding eight full-time emergency medical technicians to help ensure the Vermont community has enough trained professionals to respond to emergencies.

In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, photo, a woman using a trolley bag to collect foods distributed by volunteers outside her home in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. South Korea and China both reported a rise in new virus cases on Sunday, as the South Korean prime minister warned that the fast-spreading outbreak linked to a local church and a hospital in the country's southeast had entered a "more grave stage." (Chinatopix via AP)

China's Xi says epidemic 'grim,' calls for action on economy

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Warning that China’s virus epidemic is “still grim and complex,” President Xi Jinping called Sunday for more efforts to stop the outbreak, revive industry and prevent the disease from disrupting spring planting of crops.

FILE - In this  Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, part of the 1910 iron fence in front of the Pullman railcar administration building in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago. Longtime supporters of the historic neighborhood gathered Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, on the Far South Side to unveil the latest renderings of a more than $56 million revitalization project. In 2015, former President Barack Obama designated the neighborhood as the first national monument in Illinois. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Pullman's revitalization continues 5 years after designation

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Supporters if the revitalization of Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood say they have the money for more restoration work, five years after then-President Barack Obama designated part of thearea as a national monument.

A photographer takes photos near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored at a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Passengers tested negative for COVID-19 started disembarking since Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Japan reports 3rd cruise ship death, 57 more infected

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A cruise ship passenger who had been hospitalized after testing positive for the new virus died on Sunday, the third fatality from the Diamond Princess, Japan's health ministry said.