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In 1620: The first merry-go-round was set up at a fair in Turkey.

In 1792: The New York Stock Exchange began trading under a tree on Wall Street.

In 1883: Buffalo Bill Cody presented the first Wild West show in Omaha, Neb.

In 1954: The U.S. Supreme Court issued its Brown vs. Board of Education ruling which overturned the previous doctrine of separate but equal. It ordered schools integrated.

In 1971: Washington became the first state to ban sex discrimination.


 
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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

UPDATED: 4:54 p.m.

updated  An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration’s border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. “will not be a migrant camp” on his watch.