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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Deysi Orellana, from left, 3-year-old Brithani Lizeth, 5-year-old Janeisy Nicolle, and Evangelina Murillo, gather outside their home during an interview in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Brithani's parents missed her third birthday party after they joined a caravan of Central American migrants that is making its way to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
November 16, 2018 - 5:11 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Deysi Orellana, from left, 3-year-old Brithani Lizeth, 5-year-old Janeisy Nicolle, and Evangelina Murillo, gather outside their home during an interview in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Brithani's parents missed her third birthday party after they joined a caravan of Central American migrants that is making its way to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
November 16, 2018 - 4:18 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Deysi Orellana, from left, 3-year-old Brithani Lizeth, 5-year-old Janeisy Nicolle, and Evangelina Murillo, gather outside their home during an interview in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Brithani's parents missed her third birthday party after they joined a caravan of Central American migrants that is making its way to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
November 16, 2018 - 3:08 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Deysi Orellana, from left, 3-year-old Brithani Lizeth, 5-year-old Janeisy Nicolle, and Evangelina Murillo, gather outside their home during an interview in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Brithani's parents missed her third birthday party after they joined a caravan of Central American migrants that is making its way to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
November 16, 2018 - 2:57 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto...
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November 15, 2018 - 5:27 pm
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House. Tourism officials in the birds' hometown of Huron paraded the turkeys around the city on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2015 file photo, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton kicks off Thanksgiving week in St. Paul, Minn. with an appearance by "Aaron" a 40 lb. turkey. Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to their lowest level since 2010. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people in 2018 is $48.90, or less than $5 per person. (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people is $48.90, or less than $5 per person. The farm group's annual survey released...
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November 15, 2018 - 2:58 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people is $48.90, or less than $5 per person. The farm group's annual survey released...
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November 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching. The Centers for Disease Control last week said the number of reported illnesses...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 filer, a 21 meters (69 feet) high Christmas tree coming from Poland and a Nativity Scene are backdropped by St. Peter's Basilica after being lit in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Sand castles are coming to the Vatican. The Vatican said Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 its Christmas Nativity scene this year will be built from sand and sculpted by an international set of artists. About 700 tons of sand will be shipped to St. Peter's Square for the sculpture, which along with a giant tree, will become the centerpiece of the Vatican's Christmastime decorations. The first phase of construction begins Saturday with the forming of a giant pyramid of sand in the square, from which blocks of pressed sand will be made. Four sculptors from the U.S., Russia, the Netherlands and Czech Republic, will then carve out the various figures, which will be formally unveiled Dec. 7. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Files)
November 14, 2018 - 2:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Sand castles are coming to the Vatican. The Vatican said Wednesday its Nativity scene this year will be built from sand and sculpted by an international set of artists. About 700 tons of sand will be shipped to St. Peter's Square for the sculpture, which will be the centerpiece...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks to reporters as he arrives for a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, for the House Republican leadership elections. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 14, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election Wednesday to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, a familiar role for the underestimated scrapper whose top priority will be to protect President Donald Trump's agenda and try to build the party back to retake the...
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