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Smithsonian African American Museum reaches 1 million visitors

The president was initially scheduled to visit the museum in observance of Martin Luther King Day but ABC News later learned that the visit was removed from his calendar due to scheduling issues and was not fully planned out. Trump to visit African American History Museum MORE helping celebrate the museum. Along with a slew of foot-traffic just four months after opening, the museum had the longest visiting time, with people averaging about six hours or more viewing exhibits on the weekend ...


Bodies found in IN are those of missing teen girls, police say

Bodies found in IN are those of missing teen girls, police say

Flags were flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of two teens who were murdered earlier in the week and the community is rallying around the families of those two girls. Police released an image of a man they say was walking along an in trail at the same time as two teenagers whose bodies were found Tuesday. Residents in a small in city where two teenage girls were slain this week are planning a weekend benefit for the girls' families.


Restaurant Fires Employees Who Took Part in 'Day Without Immigrants'

Restaurant Fires Employees Who Took Part in 'Day Without Immigrants'

The employees had been working at the grill for nearly two years when it first opened. "I hope you enjoyed your day off, and you can enjoy many more". The restaurant posted on Facebook that it had openings for staff. The nationwide protest was organized Thursday in response to President Donald Trump's goal of increasing the deportation of illegal immigrants.


Pedestrian killed on Highway 135 Tuesday night

Pedestrian killed on Highway 135 Tuesday night

The incident, which occurred shortly before 8 p.m., prompted police to close several eastbound lanes of I-80 between Gilman and Buchanan streets while authorities investigated the incident. The box truck driver suffered major injuries to his lower body and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Investigators confirmed the auto was stolen.


Sinkhole swallows cars in California

Sinkhole swallows cars in California

Amateur video showed one of the cars inside the sinkhole and firefighters at the scene on Friday evening. Upon arriving, firefighters found one auto upside down in a deep and dark sinkhole, full of rushing water. "She said she thought she was going to die", Scott said. The woman told firefighters that while she was driving, she felt the vehicle tilt to the left before it tumbled into the sinkhole and the airbags deployed.


Heartbreaking video shows return of fallen NC soldier

Heartbreaking video shows return of fallen NC soldier

The footage shows soldiers respectfully taking Thomas' coffin off of the airplane while the person recording sheds tears. His wife, dressed all in black, rests her hands on top of the casket for a private moment with her husband before her family joins her.