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MLK Impersonator Discovers Life's Calling Through Famous Speeches

Stephon Ferguson has made it his life’s work to impersonate the civil rights leader and study King’s words.
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3h ago

Photographer's Lens: MLK and the Civil Rights Movement

Photographer Steve Schapiro captured the moment in an image of King linking arms with fellow civil rights activists John Lewis, the Rev. Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy.
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3h ago

Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan, Killing 33

The accident took place at about 7:30 a.m. in the village of Dacha Su near Manas International Airport. The victims include four people on the plane and dozens of residents of the village.
Jan 15

Humanitarian Officials Warn of Repeating Syria 'Tragedies' in 2017

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Jan 16

Major Winter Storm on the Move

Dangerous weather plagues 12 states from New Mexico to Wisconsin; at least 9 people are dead.
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Jan 15