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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence and she will be released from prison in May

President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning. Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years in 2013, will be released on May 17.

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Cubans who once feared Trump see him now as their last hope

Like many Afo-Cubans, Eliannes Matos Salazar was inspired by President Barack Obama’s visit to the island and call for change and equality. But that was before Jan. 12, when, Matos said, Obama ripped her from her husband – who was allowed into the U.S. minutes before she was turned away – and ended her American dream. Now she’s praying for an unlikely miracle from Trump.

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Idaho students on their way to D.C. for presidential inauguration

Four students and two facility members from the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind are getting ready to head out to witness the historic event after winning an all-expense-paid trip to the inauguration. They placed third in an online contest.
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Idaho students on their way to D.C. for presidential inauguration 1:48

Idaho students on their way to D.C. for presidential inauguration

The worst red-light runners in 2016 1:36

The worst red-light runners in 2016

Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60 2:33

Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60

What's it like climbing 270 feet up to the top of a wind turbine? 3:46

What's it like climbing 270 feet up to the top of a wind turbine?