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  • California Voters Want Gov. Newsom to Stay in Office
    California_voters_want_gov._newsom_to_stay_in_office 2021-09-15 03:49:54 UTC
    <p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) &mdash; California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party&rsquo;s values in the face of the c...

  • AG Merrick Garland Attempts to ‘Protect’ Abortion Seekers in Texas
    Ag_merrick_garland_attempts_to_%e2%80%98protect%e2%80%99_abortion_seekers_in_texas 2021-09-06 23:18:48 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Depa...

  • Law Professor Says "Roe v. Wade Was Not Overruled"
    Law_professor_says_%22no__roe_v._wade_was_not_overruled%22 2021-09-02 20:40:35 UTC
    Rick Hasen, law professor at UC-Irvine, is highly skeptical of the conservative majority’s motivation behind denying the injunction request, calling it a "sleight of hand." "No, Roe v. Wade was not overruled tonight," Hasen said. "But the ease with which Texas purported to bulldoze the Court's a...

  • Black US Farmers Are Still Seeking Justice
    Black_us_farmers_are_still_seeking_justice 2021-09-01 16:37:58 UTC
    BOYDTON, Va. (AP) — There was a time when Black farms prospered. Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910 Black farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers. The fruit of their labors fed much of America. Now, they have fewer than 4.7 mi...

  • What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
    What_to_wear_and_how_to_dress_according_to_your_body_type_-_style_guides 2021-09-02 20:40:24 UTC
    Parties are often preceded by fun questions, like what to give? Who to bring? When to arrive? And, crucially, what to wear? Most of us don’t just happen to have a floor-length silk gown or a tailcoat hanging around in our closet, waiting for the day our Met Gala invite finally arrives. But wou...

  • Marchers Across US Call on Congress to Bolster Voting Rights
    They%e2%80%99re_stabbing_us_in_the_back 2021-08-28 23:35:49 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of voting rights advocates rallied across the country Saturday to call for sweeping federal laws that would wipe out voting restrictions advancing in some Republican-controlled states that could make it harder to cast a ballot. Many activists view the fight over vot...

  • Hurricane Ida Bears Down on New Orleans
    Hurricane_ida_bears_down_on_new_orleans 2021-08-30 01:58:23 UTC
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., knocking out power to all of New Orleans, blowing roofs off buildings and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast into one of the nation’s most...

  • Biden Considers Other Options if Iran Nuke Diplomacy Fails
    Biden_pressures_israel_to_end_war_with_palestinians 2021-08-28 05:06:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday that diplomacy was his first option, but he would consider other options if his effort to revive the Iran nuclear deal fails. Biden made the comments as the two sat down for their first face-to-face mee...

  • US Launches Air Strike Targeting ISIS-K in Afghanistan
    Us_president_joe_biden_us_launches_air_strike_targeting_isis-k_in_afghanistan 2021-08-28 03:05:16 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill a member of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate Saturday. The strike came amid what the White House ...

  • Judge Blocks Florida Governor’s Order Banning Mask Mandates
    Judge_blocks_florida_governor%e2%80%99s_order_banning_mask_mandates_-_desantis 2021-08-27 18:54:07 UTC
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates. Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper agreed with a group of parents who claim...

  • Robert F. Kennedy’s Assassin Granted Parole
    Robert_f._kennedy's_killer_seeks_parole 2021-08-27 21:43:38 UTC
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin was granted parole Friday after two of RFK’s sons spoke in favor of Sirhan Sirhan’s release and prosecutors declined to argue he should be kept behind bars. The decision was a major victory for the 77-year-old prisoner, though it does not...

  • Biden Administration Eviction Moratorium Blocked by US Supreme Court
    Biden_administration_eviction_moratorium_blocked_by_us_supreme_court 2021-08-27 18:57:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court’s action late Thursday ends protections fo...

  • Biden Promises Retaliation for Attacks in Kabul
    Biden_promises_retaliation_for_attacks_in_kabul 2021-08-27 06:23:38 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pressing ahead with the evacuation of Americans and others from Afghanistan after attacks that killed at least 12 U.S. servicemembers and dashed hopes of ending the 20-year U.S. war without further bloodshed. As many as 1,000 Americans and many more Afghan...

  • Afghanistan War Ends with A Humiliating Fiasco
    Fiasco-_a_humiliating_end_of_afghanistan_war 2021-08-19 04:22:40 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The warnings were clear: The Afghan government would likely fall once U.S. troops pulled out. But intelligence agencies and ultimately President Joe Biden missed how quickly it would happen, losing weeks that could have been used for evacuations and spurring a foreign policy cri...

  • What Life is Like in Florida, the U.S. Epicenter of the Pandemic
    What_life_is_like_in_florida__the_u.s._epicenter_of_the_pandemic 2021-08-02 17:39:00 UTC
    Florida is now leading the U.S. in per capita hospitalizations for COVID-19, as hospitals around the state report having to put emergency room visitors in beds in hallways and others document a noticeable drop in the age of patients. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confi...

  • Get Answers to Common Questions About Group Health Insurance
    Get_answers_to_common_questions_about_group_health_insurance 2021-07-31 19:06:05 UTC
    Health insurance plays a pivotal role in protecting individuals and families against costs that are often incurred as a result of injury or sickness. However, most people in the US with health coverage obtain it from their employer or spouse’s employer. Group insurance makes a lot of sense for bu...

  • US Department of Justice: Treasury Department Must Provide Trump’s Tax Returns to Congress
    Us_department_of_justice-_treasury_department_must_provide_trump%e2%80%99s_tax_returns_to_congress_ 2021-07-30 20:58:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday, Justice’s Office of Legal Counse...

  • Florida Is Bungling Its COVID-19 Data As Cases Surge
    Ron_desantis_-_florida_is_bungling_covid-19_data_as_cases_surge 2021-07-24 18:46:53 UTC
    (AP) — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their communities. The shift to weekly instead of daily r...

  • U.S. Government Prepares for a Potential Guantanamo Shutdown
    Us_government_is_preparing_for_a_potential_guantanamo_shutdown 2021-07-19 17:50:18 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration took a step toward its goal of shutting down the Guantánamo Bay detention center for international terror suspects on Monday, releasing into the custody of his home country a Moroccan who’d been held without charge almost since the U.S. opened the facili...

  • US-German Relationship Is Entering New Territory
    Joe_biden-_angela_merkel-us-german_relationship_is_entering_new_territory 2021-07-16 03:53:28 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Welcoming Angela Merkel to the White House for a final time, President Joe Biden renewed his concerns to the German chancellor Thursday about a major, nearly complete Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline but said they agreed Russia must not be allowed to use energy as a weapo...

  • Biden on Trump: The Big Lie Is Just That, A Big Lie
    Biden_on_trump-_the_big_lie_is_just_that__a_big_lie 2021-07-13 20:18:29 UTC
    PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden forcefully defends the integrity of the 2020 United States presidential election: “No other election has ever been held under such scrutiny and such high standards. The big lie is just that, a big lie.” Speaking at the National Constitution Center in Philade...

  • Anti Vaccine Nurse Dies From Covid-19
    Olivia_guidry_-_anti_vaccine_nurse_dies_from_covid-19 2021-07-12 23:41:46 UTC
    A young ER nurse who questioned the safety of vaccines has died of complications from COVID-19. Olivia Guidry, from Lafayette in the US state of Louisiana, died after battling the virus in the intensive care unit for only days, friends say. On July 8, the nurse's sister wrote on Facebook s...

  • John Dean: Make Trump Deal with trap He Created for Himself
    John_dean-_make_trump_deal_with_the_trap_he_created_for_himself 2021-07-08 18:57:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has filed suit against three of the country’s biggest tech companies, claiming he and other conservatives have been wrongfully censored. But legal experts say the suits are likely doomed to fail, given existing precedent and legal protections. Tr...

  • Rupert Murdoch's Fox News Remains Greatest Threat to Democracy in U.S.
    Rupert_murdoch's_fox_news_remains_greatest_threat_to_democracy_in_u.s. 2021-07-05 22:02:10 UTC
    A former Fox News insider laments what the conservative network has become. Veteran media executive Preston Padden had high praise for his former boss Rupert Murdoch in a new column for The Daily Beast, but he said the Fox News mogul had wrecked whatever legacy he may have deserved for his bus...

  • Republicans in US Senate Block Voting Rights Bill
    Republicans_in_us_senate_block_voting_rights_bill 2021-06-22 23:37:16 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats’ sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law stalled in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a wall of Republican opposition to what would have been the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation. The bill, known as the For the People Act, w...