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April 28, 2016

An Octopus’s Great Escape

Inky the octopus made a daring dash from his aquarium to freedom.

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April 27, 2016

A Big Step Closer to the Nominations

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored more big victories on Tuesday.

April 26, 2016

Tubman on the $20

Harriet Tubman will be the first woman to appear on the front of a U.S. paper bill in more than a century.

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Death of a Music Legend

Hometown fans mourn the loss of superstar Prince

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