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After they marched, 500 women learned how to run — for office

The day after the Women’s March brought half a million people to Washington, 500 women from across the country decided to turn the momentum into political action by learning how to run for office on Sunday.

Government & Politics

Investigations into Kansas child deaths are shrouded in secrecy

In most cases, the public still doesn’t know what — if anything — the Kansas Department for Children and Families did or could have done to protect the children. The Kansas Legislature in 2004 passed a disclosure law meant to provide transparency after a child’s death or serious injury. But a Kansas City Star investigation has found that the law is largely ineffective, allowing the department to operate in a cloud of secrecy.

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D.C. official: Estimated turnout for Women's March in D.C. at 500,000

A Washington, D.C. official says the estimated turnout for the Women's March in the city now stands at a half a million. It is about double the amount of people who showed up to President Donald Trump's inauguration.
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D.C. official: Estimated turnout for Women's March in D.C. at 500,000 1:55

D.C. official: Estimated turnout for Women's March in D.C. at 500,000

Kansas City rally coincides with Women's March on Washington 1:21

Kansas City rally coincides with Women's March on Washington

On Inauguration Day, hundreds march to protest Trump presidency in Kansas City 2:25

On Inauguration Day, hundreds march to protest Trump presidency in Kansas City

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