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Hundreds of people, mostly ethnic Amhara, were slaughtered in a village and its surroundings this month in the latest explosion of ethnic violence in Ethiopia. Ethiopians are again left wondering why the federal government failed to protect them.
"EXTRAORDINARY MEN": Actor Chris Pratt (@prattprattpratt) surprised by WWII veterans at the Los Angeles premiere of @TerminalListPV
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A Pakistani military cargo plane carrying relief goods for Afghanistan’s earthquake-affected people landed at the Khost airport Saturday, officials said, as tents, food and medical supplies rolled into the mountainous region.
BREAKING: Norwegian police say they are investigating an overnight shooting in Oslo that killed two people and injured more than a dozen as a case of possible terrorism.
BREAKING: Organizers of the Oslo Pride festival say they are canceling a Pride parade after an overnight mass shooting in the Norwegian capital. Two people were killed and more than a dozen injured.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong to celebrate next week’s 25th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China following a crackdown on a pro-democracy movement that has inflamed tension with Washington and Europe.
"The only way we're ever going to watch women's sports in its full glory is if we had our own place." Jenny Nguyen shares how The Sports Bra, a bar dedicated solely to women’s sports, came about. Full column by @pnewberry1963:
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Keith Urban says he's looking for a special moment when he brings fans on stage.
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BREAKING: Norwegian police say two people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting in Oslo. The shooting happened early Saturday outside a bar in the downtown area of the Norwegian capital. A suspect has been arrested.
Eighteen Africans seeking to cross into Spain were killed and scores of migrants and police were injured in what Moroccan authorities called a “stampede” of people surging across Morocco's border fence with the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla.
The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion, and 13 states already have laws that ban abortion in the event of Roe v. Wade being overturned. Another half-dozen states have near-total bans or prohibitions after 6 weeks of pregnancy.
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Here's a look at some of the Supreme Court's major abortion rulings over the last 50 years, as the court’s membership and views on abortion regulations have changed.
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The Supreme Court's decision allowing states to ban abortion immediately stirred alarm among LGBTQ advocates, who fear the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships, including the right for same-sex couples to marry.
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The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months. That could clear the way for similar wage hikes throughout the industry, which is facing a pilot shortage.
"Love the people in your life while you have them." Abigail Kone, valedictorian at Uvalde High School, echoes the feelings of her classmates, weeks after a mass shooting that killed 21 at the elementary school in the Texas Hill Country town.
The fate of technology executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is now in the hands of a jury that will weigh criminal charges alleging he joined disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, his former partner, in an elaborate fraud that jarred Silicon Valley.
The FBI has raided a Florida art museum and seized more than two dozen paintings attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat following questions about their authenticity. An Orlando Museum of Art spokeswoman says no museum staff were arrested.
Congress has passed its widest-ranging gun violence bill in decades, and President Biden plans to sign it Saturday morning. The measured compromise at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the partisan divide that persists.
AP Photos: Across the nation, Americans react to the Supreme Court's decision to strip away women’s constitutional protections for abortion.
“Today is about this horrifying invasion of privacy that this court is now allowing, and when we lose one right that we have relied on and enjoyed, other rights are at risk,” said Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in the ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.…
In the court's majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito said the decision applied only to abortion. But in a separate concurring opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas said the court should review other precedents.…
Clinics in Alabama, Texas, West Virginia and some other states stopped performing abortions hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. About half of U.S. states are likely to ban the procedure.
As it sank in that the moment she spent years praying for had arrived, Britton’s prayer was brief. “Thank you, Jesus!” she said.
Tanya Britton, 70, who came to see her own abortion as a teenager as wrong, spent years hoisting signs outside of clinics and spreading anti-abortion gospel to anyone who’d listen. She sees the court's action as the answer to decades of prayers.
Many people across the U.S. are reacting with horror to the fall of Roe v. Wade, saying it robs a basic human right. But millions of others who've been immersed in the anti-abortion movement for the past half-century are rejoicing.
Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees avoided an arbitration hearing by agreeing to a $19 million, one-year contract, a deal that leaves the slugger on track to become a free agent after the World Series.
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AP source: Steve Clifford has agreed to a multiyear contract to return as head coach of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. by @SteveReedAP
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Juul can continue to sell its electronic cigarettes, at least for now, after a federal appeals court temporarily blocked a government ban.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins is being criticized for the Supreme Court ruling allowing states to ban abortion because of the key role she played in confirming Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, two of the justices who were in the majority opinion.
Stocks rallied on Wall Street Friday, sending the S&P 500 up 3.1% for its best gain in two years. The benchmark index also ended the week 6.4% higher, erasing the brutal loss it took a week earlier.
.@Coheed's frontman Claudio Sanchez talks to the @AP about the personal growth he's experienced throughout the band's 20-year journey — from destroyer to nurturer.
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The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization in their countries.…
Democratic governors in three states vowed to protect reproductive rights and help women who travel to the West Coast seeking abortions following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.…
It's been a year since 98 people were killed by the Surfside building collapse. Families and community members remembered the victims of the deadliest structure collapses in U.S. history.
Religious Americans are deeply divided in their views on abortion, and reactions from faith leaders ranged from elation to anger after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that made abortion legal nationwide.…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the right to abortion, calling it "an evisceration of Americans' rights."
Airlines under scrutiny for widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the nation’s airspace, saying that understaffing at the Federal Aviation Administration is “crippling” East Coast traffic.…
House Republicans are hailing the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ended the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion.
Joining Justice Samuel Alito in the majority to overturn Roe v. Wade were Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.
An Afghan prisoner held in U.S. custody for nearly 15 years has been released from the Guantanamo Bay detention center after a federal court ruled that he was unlawfully detained, the U.S. Department of Defense said Friday.…
The Supreme Court's decision allowing states to ban abortion immediately stirred alarm among LGBTQ advocates, who fear the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships, including the right for same-sex couples to marry.
The House has sent President Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades. The bill is a measured compromise that illustrates progress on the issue following revulsion over last month’s mass shootings in New York and Texas.
BREAKING: The House passes a compromise gun violence bill, as recent mass killings end decades of gridlock on the issue in Congress. The bill now goes to President Biden.…
Watch live: People are gathering outside of the U.S. Supreme Court after the court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years.…
Hundreds of people surrounded the barricaded Supreme Court in Washington, some questioning the high court's legitimacy, while others cheered the ruling and proclaimed the dawn of a “post-Roe” world.
America was convulsed with anger, joy, fear and confusion Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The canyon-like divide across the country over the right to terminate a pregnancy was on full display.
Here's a look at some of the Supreme Court's major abortion rulings over the last 50 years, as the court’s membership and views on abortion regulations have changed.
President Joe Biden, in an address after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, says "the health and life of women in this nation are now at risk."
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"This is an extreme and dangerous path the court is now taking us on," President Joe Biden says in a rebuke of the call by Justice Clarence Thomas to overturn other rulings protecting same-sex marriage, gay sex and the use of contraceptives.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the Supreme Court's ruling "outrageous and heart-wrenching.” Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy applauded the decision, saying that “a lot of lives are going to be saved.”
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