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3:12People carry a painting of jailed American Indian Leonard Peltier during a march.
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a large balloon drifts above the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of the Carolinas
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Ethical concerns over bill reducing prison sentence for organ donation

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Lawmakers react to US shooting down suspected Chinese spy balloon

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Democrats introduce bills intended to bolster Black history education

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Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

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9 missing after fishing boat capsizes in South Korea

A fuel truck drives along a highway.
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Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine

2:52A large balloon drifts in the sky.
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US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

Boeing 737 Max 8 built for Southwest Airlines.
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Southwest to testify before US Senate after mass cancelations

1:18The Capitol at sunrise in Washington.
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A woman lights up the road with a flashlight during blackout in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

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GoodRx to pay penalty to FTC; feds claim it shared health information

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Why are more states changing pay transparency laws?

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USPS Forever Love 2023 stamps.
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0:29U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
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Blinken postpones China trip following balloon discovery

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Defense officials advised Biden not to shoot down Chinese balloon

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Why China allegedly sought help from former Marine Daniel Duggan

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