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By Defining Sex, Some States Denying Transgender People Legal Recognition
By Defining Sex, Some States Denying Transgender People Legal Recognition
By Defining Sex, Some States Denying Transgender People Legal Recognition
2024-02-27 15:32:18
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Mack Allen, an 18-year-old high school senior from Kansas, braces for sideways glances, questioning looks and snide comments whenever he has to hand over his driver's license, which still identifies him as female. They've come from... Read More

Energy
EPA Approves Year-Round Sales of Higher Ethanol Blend in Eight Midwest States
EPA Approves Year-Round Sales of Higher Ethanol Blend in Eight Midwest States

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drivers in eight Midwestern states will be able to fuel up with a higher blend of ethanol throughout the year under a final rule announced Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency. The biofuels industry and farming groups,... Read More

Germany Plans to Enable Underground Storage of Carbon Dioxide at Offshore Sites

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to enable underground carbon storage at offshore sites, pushing ahead with a much-discussed technology in... Read More

2024-02-27 13:16:13
Ohio Commission Awards Bids to Frack Oil and Gas Under State Parks, Wildlife Areas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio commission awarded bids to frack oil and gas under state parks Monday, despite statewide... Read More

2024-02-27 13:11:56
States Try to Convince Supreme Court to Keep Laws Regulating Social Media

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Monday of two state laws that could redraw social media companies’ right to... Read More

2024-02-26 22:29:52

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Biden, Democrats Should Double Down on Bipartisanship 
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Biden, Democrats Should Double Down on Bipartisanship 
2024-02-26 19:40:37
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Like many Americans, I am troubled by the recent decision by some Republicans on Capitol Hill to walk away from the Senate deal — negotiated in good faith by lawmakers from both parties and an independent — to protect the border, and... Read More

International

At Paris Gathering, Western Leaders to Show Unity for Ukraine and Signal ‘Russia Cannot Win’
International
At Paris Gathering, Western Leaders to Show Unity for Ukraine and Signal 'Russia Cannot Win'
2024-02-26 16:51:48
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PARIS (AP) — More than 20 European heads of state and government and other Western officials are gathering in a show of unity for Ukraine, signaling to Russia that their support for Kyiv isn't wavering as the full-scale invasion grinds into a... Read More

Health

Facing Backlash Over IVF Ruling, Alabama Lawmakers Look for a Fix
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Facing Backlash Over IVF Ruling, Alabama Lawmakers Look for a Fix
2024-02-26 15:18:50
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawmakers began scrambling for ways to protect Alabama in vitro fertilization services after multiple providers paused treatment in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos could be considered children under a state law. Facing... Read More

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2024-02-26 14:31:54
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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Will Leave Post March 8 as Trump Moves to Install Loyalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8, having been forced out of... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8, having been forced out of the GOP’s national leadership as Donald Trump moves toward another presidential nomination and asserts control over the party. McDaniel announced her decision... Read More

2024-02-26 14:14:18
by Jesse Zucker
Try Heat Therapy to Warm Up This Winter

WASHINGTON —  As we near the end of February, have you gotten tired of being cold yet? While you wait... Read More

WASHINGTON —  As we near the end of February, have you gotten tired of being cold yet? While you wait for spring, heat therapy may be just what you need to warm up. If you’ve ever been to a sauna... Read More

2024-02-26 14:06:24
by Jesse Zucker
Breaking Down the Plant-Based Diet

WASHINGTON — Does the word “diet” have a negative connotation to you? It often gets attached to quick fixes or... Read More

WASHINGTON — Does the word “diet” have a negative connotation to you? It often gets attached to quick fixes or unsustainable plans that promise to help you “detox” or lose weight. The popular “plant-based diet” may be the one exception.... Read More

2024-02-25 18:09:33
by Dan McCue
Trump Wins South Carolina Primary, Haley Outperforms Polls

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former President Donald Trump soundly defeated former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in the state Republican presidential... Read More

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former President Donald Trump soundly defeated former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in the state Republican presidential primary on Saturday, but she vowed to fight on and planned to be in Michigan, the next state going to... Read More

2024-02-23 21:42:34
by Tom Ramstack
Giuliani’s Debts Mount as He Tries to Overturn $148M Judgment

WASHINGTON — Rudy Giuliani’s appeal this week of a $148 million judgment against him in federal court in Washington, D.C.,... Read More

WASHINGTON — Rudy Giuliani’s appeal this week of a $148 million judgment against him in federal court in Washington, D.C., for defaming two election workers is exposing how severely indebted he has become. He faces additional lawsuits from two companies... Read More

2024-02-23 21:39:28
by Dan McCue
Haley Campaign Doubles Down With Seven-Figure Super Tuesday Ad Buy

CHARLESTON, S.C — Despite predictions of a potential double-digit loss in her home state, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley... Read More

CHARLESTON, S.C — Despite predictions of a potential double-digit loss in her home state, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is showing no signs of throwing in the towel on her quest for the Republican presidential nomination anytime soon. On... Read More

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