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Judge Neil Gorsuch has said deferring to agencies is an abdication of judicial responsibility. He is expected to be grilled on this at Monday's confirmation hearings.

Harrison Browne announced his retirement from the National Women's Hockey League. He says the support since coming out last October, has been overwhelming.

Advocates on both sides of the aisle say the GOP health care bill will be bad for Texas because it will lead to more people without coverage and punish the state because it did not expand Medicaid.

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch ruled on the Hobby Lobby case before it reached the high court. His concurrence argued religious freedom could extend even further than the Supreme Court ruled.

President Trump's executive orders on immigration and border security have Latinos and Muslims concerned. In Los Angeles, Latino Muslims are educating themselves about their rights and going public.

Steve Penny, president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, was reportedly pressured to resign. An Indianapolis Star report months ago alleged the organization ignored complaints about sexual abuse by coaches.

Making contraceptives available over the counter is safe, a review of research finds, and could lead to fewer unplanned pregnancies in both teens and adult women.

A bill making its way through the Kentucky legislature might end a decades-old busing program in one of the state's largest — and most segregated — cities.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party is celebrating a resounding win over populist Wilders' Party for Freedom, in a result that's being welcomed by centrists and progressives.

Amid the rise of far-right political parties in Europe, Spain has no similar movement. That may be due to its history under a dictatorship and Spaniards' own experience as impoverished migrants.

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