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Nation Jan 22With Roe in doubt, states act on abortion limits, expansions
Less than a month into the 2022 legislative sessions, battles over the future of abortion already are setting up around the U.S. Republican lawmakers are proposing new restrictions modeled after laws in Texas and Mississippi that present a direct challenge to the…
Nation Dec 07Some fear ripple effect on civil rights cases if Roe is overturned
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled in arguments last week they would allow states to ban abortion much earlier in pregnancy and may even overturn the nationwide right that has existed for nearly 50 years.
Nation Oct 07Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments cut by Trump
Environmental and tribal groups had sued to reverse the cuts to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. But the reductions were applauded by conservative state leaders who considered the size of both monuments U.S. government overreach.
Politics Jun 17Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns
Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training. It's the latest and largest on a growing list of states to roll back permitting requirements for carrying guns in public.
Education May 12Schools ditch student mask requirements in growing numbers
Where many see a continued need to protect children and teachers who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19, opponents argue that masks make students uncomfortable and mandates impinge on freedom.
Politics Apr 22WATCH: Senate committee holds hearing on behavioral health and policing
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Thursday on behavioral health and policing as the number of Americans killed at the hands of police grows.
Nation Mar 18Stigmas on race, gender and sex overlap in Atlanta slayings
The killings in Atlanta follow a wave of recent attacks against Asian Americans since the coronavirus first entered the United States, with the majority of reports coming from women.
Arts Nov 24Mysterious shiny monolith found in otherworldly Utah desert
Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.
Nation Sep 13Death toll from wildfires reaches 33 on the West Coast
Nearly all of the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said, as crews continued to battle wildfires that have killed at least 33 victims from California to Washington state.
Nation Sep 09Advocacy group says police shooting of autistic teen reveals shortfalls in mental health crisis response
An advocacy group says a police shooting that wounded a 13-year-old autistic boy in Salt Lake City reveals shortfalls in the way officers respond to a mental health crisis.