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After 42 years providing abortion access, rural Louisiana clinic closes its doors

3 hours 44 min ago

After 42 years, Hope Medical Group for Women will close because Louisiana has banned almost all abortions. The clinic director and some staff may move to a state where abortion is legal.

Week in politics: Stock market, Trump, add to party woes ahead of midterm elections

3 hours 44 min ago

Stock market declines could complicate Democrats' hopes for the midterm elections, but former President Trump isn't helping Republicans' prospects either.

De fosas comunes a Martha's Vineyard, el sueño americano del migrante está plagado

4 hours 41 min ago

Hoy, el supuesto sueño americano sigue siendo un cuento atractivo entre los migrantes al sur de la frontera. Sin embargo, el objetivo ha cambiado.

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From mass graves to Martha's Vineyard, the American dream is fraught for migrants

4 hours 41 min ago

The American dream remains a compelling tale among migrants south of the border. The objective has shifted, though. For many, simply trying to stay alive is what's driving them.

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Italy appears likely to elect its most right wing leader since World War II

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 3:44pm

Italy heads for a historic election. If Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy party wins Sunday's election, she could also make history by becoming the country's first woman prime minister.

Climate activists want Biden to fire the head of the World Bank. Here's why

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 2:48pm

Climate activists have never liked Trump-appointed World Bank President David Malpass. But this week, his comments on climate change fueled calls for President Biden to make a change.

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Here's what will happen at the first White House hunger summit since 1969

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 11:13am

The Biden administration wants to end hunger in the U.S. in eight years. At a conference on Sept. 28, the White House will unveil its plan.

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Stop thinking just about Election Day. We're in voting season now

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 4:00am

Voting for the midterms has started in some states. With more people voting early and mailing in ballots, elections are increasingly less about Election Day and more about what happens weeks earlier.

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After the Uvalde shooting, some parents feel called to politics

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 3:59am

The shooting at Robb Elementary School has motivated many parents whose children were killed to become politically active. They're running for office and advocating for stricter gun laws.

Tensions around the Ukraine war were high at today's UN Security Council meeting

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 4:20pm

The United Nations Security Council meets on Ukraine, as Russia mobilizes more forces and Ukraine accuses Russia of fresh atrocities in Izium.

The Senate ratified a climate change treaty with rare strong bipartisan support

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 4:18pm

The Senate ratified a climate change treaty with a strong bipartisan vote Wednesday. It phases down hydrofluorocarbons and was unusual because most climate measures struggle to get Republican support.

What's next for the war in Ukraine

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 3:38pm

Nearly seven months of war in Ukraine, Kyiv's counteroffensive succeeded and Russia ordered more troops to mobilize. Ukrainian lawmakers have been visiting Washington to petition for more arms.

Trump has taken 2 big legal blows

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 3:38pm

Former President Donald Trump suffered a pair of significant legal hits. A federal appeals court let prosecutors review classified material from Mar-a-Lago and New York's attorney general sued him.

House GOP unveils its legislative roadmap if they win back the House in November

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 1:18pm

Big on ideas but short on policy specifics, the agenda keeps with a tradition established with 1994's "Contract with America" where the minority party releases their priorities ahead of Election Day.

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A judge blocks the Indiana abortion ban a week after it took effect

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 9:15am

Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a preliminary injunction against the ban being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.

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An appeals court rules the Justice Dept. can use Mar-a-Lago records in criminal probe

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 10:17pm

A federal appeals court has permitted the Justice Department to resume its use of classified records seized from Donal Trump's Florida estate as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.

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House Jan. 6 hearing set for what could mark final investigative presentation

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 6:17pm

Committee members have said the hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 28, it will cover new evidence that the panel has not yet shared with the public, possibly related to former Vice President Mike Pence.

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Russian separatists release 2 U.S. veterans as part of a prisoner exchange

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 5:55pm

Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting Russia with Ukrainian forces were among 10 prisoners released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner exchange.

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Senators demand answers from Dept. of Defense after reports of JROTC instructor abuse

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 4:39pm

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand are questioning the Departments of Education and Defense after a New York Times investigation showed reports of sexual misconduct among JROTC instructors.

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Jailing of former senator raises fears over corrosion of democracy in the Philippines

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 4:27pm

The case of a jailed former senator who had spoken out against then-President Rodrigo Duterte highlights concerns about democracy in the Philippines.

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