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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2019, file photo, hundreds of people overflow onto the sidewalk in a line snaking around the block outside a U.S. immigration office with numerous courtrooms in San Francisco. As the new public charge rule taking effect Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, has approached, droves of immigrants including citizens and legal residents have dropped government social services they or their children may be entitled to out of fear they will be kicked out of the U.S. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

- Associated Press

Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before sunrise outside a state office in a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood to sign up for food stamps and Medicaid.

Workers remove the wreckage after investigators has finished their work at the Pegasus Airlines plane that skidded Wednesday off the runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport, in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Foreign and local investigators has examined the plane before the removal of its wreckage. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Prosecutors seek pilot's arrest over Istanbul airport crash

Associated Press

Turkish prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the pilot of a plane that crashed at an Istanbul airport killing three passengers, on possible charges of "involuntary manslaughter and causing injury," Turkey's state-run news agency reported.

In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, photo, a woman wearing a protective face mask works in a weaving factory in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. Regulators on Monday promised tax cuts and other aid to help companies recover from China's virus outbreak and expressed confidence the ruling Communist Party's growth targets can be achieved despite anti-disease controls that shut down much of the economy. (Chinatopix via AP)

White House readying emergency coronavirus budget request

- Associated Press

The White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak whose rapid spread is spooking financial markets and restricting international travel.

Gallery goers look at the work of Ayana M. Evans and Tsedaye Makonnen at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center in January 2020.(Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

August Wilson Center on track for comeback 5 years later

- Associated Press

The day she became CEO of the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Janis Burley Wilson walked through the Downtown Pittsburgh building’s reflective glass doors to find its interior completely empty.

6 arrested at Seattle protest over B.C. pipeline

Associated Press

Six people were arrested during a protest in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood after authorities say one of the suspects assaulted an officer and the others attempted to interfere with the arrest.