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President Joe Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address
WATCH: Biden envisions hundreds of thousands more jobs to rebuild U.S. pride
By Associated Press
Live updates: State of the Union 2023
The state of our union, in 6 charts
By Jenna Cohen, Hannah Grabenstein, Joshua Barajas
By Justin Stabley
After Pope Francis initially signaled support for same-sex unions, the Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot support them, saying God “cannot bless sin.” The latest decree has disappointed LGBTQ advocates and cast doubt on the church’s acceptance of…
By Amna Nawaz
In our news wrap Wednesday, COVID-19 continues its march across the U.S., with 92,000 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The United Kingdom is bracing for the start of a new lockdown, while Europe’s worst hot spot, Belgium,…
In our news wrap Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and paying kickbacks to doctors amid the national opioid epidemic. The move involves the painkiller OxyContin and comes as part of an $8…
In a new documentary, Pope Francis makes remarks that represent an increased level of support for same-sex unions and legal protections. The statements seem to be at odds with official teachings of the Catholic Church, whose doctrine still contends that…
By William Brangham
By Javier Cordoba, Associated Press
Costa Rica is the sixth country in Latin America to legalize gay marriage, following most recently Ecuador, which allowed it last year. It is also permitted in some parts of Mexico.
Kim Davis filed for re-election last week, according to documents on the Secretary of State's website. She had announced in November she planned to seek a second term.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore tried to go on the offensive to counter women who say he sexually molested or pursued them as teens. Also, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is predicting that the Roman Catholic Church may eventually change its opposition to gay marriage.
As the Supreme Court wraps up a very busy term, there’s a familiar face who won’t be returning to argue cases before the court next fall. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, the Obama administration’s top lawyer who defended Obamacare and argued…
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