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By William Brangham
Conservative states continue to pass laws that restrict abortions. There are 14 states where bans are in effect and West Virginia will soon have a near-total abortion ban signed into law. Mary Ziegler, a law professor at the University of…
By Lisa Desjardins
The U.S. Senate is pushing off voting on a bill to protect same-sex marriage until after the midterms. The Respect for Marriage Act already passed the House with support from dozens of Republicans, but Senate negotiators could not get the…
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz
In our ongoing coverage of America’s criminal justice system, we explore what’s called “gate money." That's the small sums that some states give to people when they walk out of prison. Advocates argue this money is too little to help…
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Emergency repairs are still underway after problems at Jackson's main water treatment plant caused most customers to lose service for several days in late August and early September.
By Josh Boak, Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
Support for Biden recovered from a low of 36% in July to 45%, driven in large part by a rebound in support from Democrats just two months before the November midterm elections. During a few bleak summer months when gasoline…
By Josh Boak, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
“This agreement is validation of what I’ve always believed, unions and management can work together — can work together — for the benefit of everyone," Biden declared.
By Anne D'Innocenzio
U.S. retail sales rose an unexpected 0.3 percent last month after falling 0.4 percent in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Excluding business at gas stations, sales rose 0.8 percent.
By Howard Fendrich, Associated Press
This decision comes just days after the end of the U.S. Open, which is expected to be the last tournament of 23-time major champion Serena Williams’ career, and signals the real end of an era in tennis.
By Matthew Perrone, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
U.S. health officials are warning against overuse of the lone drug available to treat monkeypox, saying that even a small mutation in the virus could render the pills ineffective.
Amtrak said it was working to restore canceled trains now that tentative union deal is in place that avoids a strike.
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