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FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenu...
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Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena

The Supreme Court’s decision to end the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. Some companies that stayed silent last month — when a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked to Politico — spoke up for the first time Friday, including The […]
10 days ago
Sara Atkins poses for a photo, in Wynnewood, Pa., Tuesday, May 10, 2022, while holding a pillow wit...
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US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration. The confirmed number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 336 days. It is roughly equal to how many Americans died […]
2 months ago
A Ukrainian refugee walks with her child at a camp in Utopia Park in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Monda...
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Live updates | Ukrainians wait in Mexico City for US entry

MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees are camping out in Mexico City and waiting for the U.S. government to allow them into the country. About 500 evacuees were waiting Tuesday in large tents under a searing sun on a dusty field on the east side of Mexico’s sprawling capital. The camp has been open […]
2 months ago
Associated Press

Last US troops depart from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

Hours ahead of President Joe Biden's Tuesday deadline for shutting down a final airlift, and thus ending the U.S. war, Air Force transport planes carried a remaining contingent of troops from Kabul airport.
10 months ago
Flooded streets and homes are shown in the Spring Meadow subdivision in LaPlace, La., after Hurrica...
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Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescuers in boats, helicopters and high-water trucks brought hundreds of people trapped by Hurricane Ida’s floodwaters to safety Monday and utility repair crews rushed in, after the furious storm swamped the Louisiana coast and ravaged the electrical grid in the stifling, late-summer heat. Residents living amid the maze of rivers and […]
10 months ago
Police keep a watch on demonstrators who tried to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6...
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Lawmakers vow to investigate police after Capitol breach

Lawmakers are vowing an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol.
2 years ago
Peter Samore

Arizona professor says Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch may change the future

The world will have to wait a few more days to watch a private U.S. company send two astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time.
2 years ago
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House impeaches Donald Trump; president’s fate now in Senate’s hands

After a long, historic day of partisan arguments, the U.S. House of Representatives, as expected, voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
3 years ago