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The House will vote on a measure to allow congressional staffers to unionize

Friday, May 06, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Friday that the House is expected to vote on a resolution next week that would allow congressional staffers to unionize.

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Roe established abortion rights. 20 years later, Casey paved the way for restrictions

Friday, May 06, 2022

The 5-4 decision of Planned Parenthood v. Casey upheld Roe in 1992 but paved the way for more restrictions on abortion access.

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Abortion wasn't always the politically charged issue it is today

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

In 1976, Republicans adopted an anti-abortion stance in their party platform. The GOP became a political vehicle for the movement, as a more vocal Christian Right began to rise.

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The movement against abortion rights is nearing its apex. But it began way before Roe

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Despite gaining national traction in the 1970s, the history of the anti-abortion movement in the U.S. goes back more than a century before the landmark Supreme Court decision.

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After Trump's endorsement, J.D. Vance wins a crowded Ohio GOP Senate race, the AP says

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Author J.D. Vance emerged from a crowded Republican primary in Ohio, and now becomes the favorite in the general election in the GOP-leaning state.

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Rep. Tim Ryan wins Democratic Senate primary in Ohio, the AP says

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

The Ohio congressman faces an uphill fight in the general election, as the state has trended more Republican in recent years.

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7 primary contests to watch Tuesday in Ohio and Indiana

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Tuesday's top race is in Ohio, where voters are set to pick nominees for an open U.S. Senate seat. Redistricting has also affected some of the state's closely watched House races.

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DHS Secretary Mayorkas faces a partisan divide over Title 42 in Capitol Hill hearings

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday, where he's facing another heated round of questioning on Title 42.

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The future of Title 42

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The future of the pandemic order Title 42 that gave the government power to quickly expel migrants remains in limbo in the courts. DHS Secretary Mayorkas is testifying on Capitol Hill this week.

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Immigration advocates warn of midterm risks for Democrats if Title 42 isn't lifted

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

With voter enthusiasm among Democrats already lagging going into the midterms, immigration advocates say they will dampen it more by not calling for the 2020 public health order to be lifted.

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What to know about Title 42, the Trump-era policy now central to the border debate

Sunday, April 24, 2022

A decades-old public health order is back in the spotlight as it's set to expire next month — a move that is long-overdue for immigration advocates. Here are some Title 42 basics, and some history.

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Biden announces another $800 million to support Ukraine military

Thursday, April 21, 2022

The president says Russia's attacks on the Donbas region require different types of weapons and military support from the U.S. He also plans to ask Congress for more funding next week.

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As Biden plans to lift Title 42, Democrats want details on how he'll address influx

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Some key Senate Democrats and candidates have come out this week and expressed reservations about the Biden administration's decision to lift Title 42 by May 23.

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The U.S. designates Temporary Protected Status to Cameroon for 18 months

Saturday, April 16, 2022

The designation comes amid extreme violence between Cameroon's forces and separatists as well as a significant rise in attacks from Boko Haram, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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New York Public Library makes banned books available for free

Friday, April 15, 2022

Anyone 13 and older can access some of the commonly banned books through the library's app. The Brooklyn Public Library has also launched a similar initiative.

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U.S. Olympian Allyson Felix says she'll retire after the 2022 season

Friday, April 15, 2022

Felix, the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in history, announced her decision on Instagram. The 36-year-old has won 11 Olympic medals over the course of her career.

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Brooklyn subway shooting suspect Frank James makes his first court appearance

Thursday, April 14, 2022

James will be held without bail after his arraignment Thursday on charges of conducting a violent attack against a mass transportation system.

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For the first time, wind power eclipsed both coal and nuclear in the U.S.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

For a single day at the end of March, wind was the second-largest source of electricity generation, the Energy Information Administration says. Natural gas is still the nation's largest power source.

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Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter for $43 billion in cash

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Musk's offer comes after the Tesla and SpaceX CEO became Twitter's largest shareholder. Musk says he will unlock Twitter's potential.

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The Hubble telescope confirms the largest comet nucleus ever seen by astronomers

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The comet, known as C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli-Bernstein), has an estimated diameter of about 80 miles. That's bigger than Rhode Island and about 50 times larger than the heart of most comets.

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