Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Doctors say the Texas abortion ban is complicating other types of medical decisions

Friday, October 01, 2021

The law bans nearly all abortions, and doctors providing pregnancy care are hoping for more clarity soon, as legal challenges continue.

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Doctor Who Defied State's Abortion Law Is Sued, Launching A Legality Test Of The Ban

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A doctor in San Antonio who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law has been sued by two people — seeking to test the legality of the state's near-total ban on the procedure.

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How To Talk About 9/11 With A New Generation Of Kids

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Students today have no memory of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, so this year's anniversary poses unique challenges for educators and caregivers trying to explain what happened and why.

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Supreme Court Does Not Block New, Restrictive Abortion Law In Texas

Thursday, September 02, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed a Texas law banning abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect, but said that reproductive rights groups could still bring their challenges at a later time.

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What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

The law bans abortions as early as six weeks after conception and allows Texans to sue anyone who aids, abets or performs an abortion past that mark.

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A Restrictive Abortion Law Is Set To Take Effect In Texas

Monday, August 30, 2021

A new law takes effect this week in Texas that bans abortion as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Abortion rights advocates are trying to block the law.

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As Nonprofit Disburses Rent Relief, Leader Says Government Can Make It Easier

Sunday, August 08, 2021

Lisa Isay, executive director of Bridges Ministries, describes her experiences distributing federal rental assistance in Jefferson County, Ala.

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Former 'Ex-Gay' Leaders Denounce 'Conversion Therapy' In A New Documentary

Monday, August 02, 2021

Netflix's documentary Pray Away talks to former leaders of Exodus International, one of the biggest organizations that pushed for so-called conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ people.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Advances To The Final Four At The Olympics

Friday, July 30, 2021

The U.S. women's soccer team is advancing to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics after defeating the Netherlands in a tight match that went to a penalty kick shootout.

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News Brief: Delta Variant, Defrocked Cardinal Charged, Taliban Revenge Killings

Friday, July 30, 2021

CDC document reveals the danger of the delta variant. Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick is charged with sexually assaulting a teen. The Taliban are executing Afghans who worked with foreign troops.

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Infrastructure Agreement Advances, But It's Not A Done Deal

Thursday, July 29, 2021

A bipartisan group of Senators worked out the details on how to pay for a massive infrastructure plan. But it faces a host of hurdles in Congress, including from members of both parties.

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Biden Is Expected To Announce Steps To Help Counter The Delta Variant

Thursday, July 29, 2021

On July 4, President Biden celebrated independence from COVID-19. But he's again asking Americans to put on masks, and is talking about requiring vaccinations. What does that mean for him politically?

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News Brief: Infrastructure Deal, Push For Vaccinations, Extreme Weather

Thursday, July 29, 2021

A bipartisan infrastructure deal clears its first hurdle. Biden is expected to announce that civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Global warming drives extreme weather.

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House Panel Holds Hearing On The Capitol Riot. 2nd Hearing Is Unscheduled

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The House committee looking into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is already looking toward its next hearing, after an emotional day of testimony from police on Tuesday.

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News Brief: CDC Mask Guidance, Jan. 6 Riot Hearing, Simone Biles' Decision

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The CDC reverses masking recommendation. Four police officers testify at hearing on the Capitol insurrection. Gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from the individual all-around at the Tokyo Games.

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News Brief: Jan. 6 Probe, Vaccine Mandates, Opioid Trial

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

A House select committee opens its probe into the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Vaccination mandates take shape across the U.S. A federal opioid trial in West Virginia goes to closing arguments.

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Police Are The First To Testify At Jan. 6 House Select Committee Hearing

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

A House select committee on Tuesday holds its first public hearing into the Jan, 6 insurrection, with testimony from four police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol from rioters.

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Biden To Welcome Iraq's Prime Minister To The White House

Monday, July 26, 2021

President Biden plans to host Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi at the White House on Monday. One of the major topics will be how long the last of the U.S. troops will remain in the country.

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Typhoon Hits Shanghai As Central China Deals With Flooding

Monday, July 26, 2021

A typhoon made landfall in eastern China on Sunday, as central China is still struggling with record flooding that killed dozens people, and forced more than a million people from their homes.

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News Brief: Variant Warning, Biden-Al-Kadhimi Meeting, Climate Meeting

Monday, July 26, 2021

The delta variant fuels a sharp rise in U.S. COVID-19 cases. President Biden meets Monday with Iraq's prime minister. The world's leading climate scientists will finalize a comprehensive assessment.

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