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FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photograph, a Planned Parenthood supporter hosts an abortion rights button on her hat during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Mississippi senators passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 21, 2019 - 1:14 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights called the measure "...
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Bud Light billboard claiming Miller Lite uses corn syrup
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March 21, 2019 - 11:13 am
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (KMOX) — After Anheuser-Busch jabbed at Miller Lite and Coors Light over the use of corn syrup in its Bud Light commercial that aired during the Super Bowl, MillerCoors has come back with a lawsuit against the St. Louis-based beer company. In a Wisconsin federal court Thursday,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 208 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks at a rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. President Donald Trump is not backing down from his longstanding criticism of the late Sen. John McCain. Trump declared Tuesday at the White House: “I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be.” Trump drew criticism over the weekend for tweeting insults at McCain, a Vietnam war hero, Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate who died last year of brain cancer. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 20, 2019 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republican senators defended late John McCain as a "hero" on Wednesday after President Donald Trump again denounced the Arizonan, who died of brain cancer in August. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted that he misses his friend "today and every day." "It was a...
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March 20, 2019 - 3:37 pm
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March 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, is suing the Ivy League school for "...
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March 20, 2019 - 8:53 am
Officials in New York we're immediately sure if the 15-pound, 5-ounce baby born last week in an upstate hospital was the biggest ever in the state's history. But the New York Health Department did tell the New York Post , they hadn't seen reports of any newborn that was bigger. Joy Buckley told the...
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March 19, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Even adults know that the whatever those little cereal pieces are in Lucky Charms, they are merely filler, taking up valuable space that could be occupied by hearts, stars, horseshoes, clovers and blue moons. Since 2015, General Mills, the makers of Lucky Charms, have nodded to this fact by...
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The Missouri River floods across and closes K-7 highway near White Cloud, Kan., Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 19, 2019 - 5:55 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 200 miles of levees were compromised —...
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March 18, 2019 - 5:26 pm
FERGUSON, MO (KMOX) - Impeaching President Trump is not high on her to-do list. At least for now. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi swings through Ferguson to promote campaign finance reform and voting rights, saying any move now to impeach the President "would not be worth it." "I have always said...
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March 18, 2019 - 2:11 pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their advice on water safety. The AAP says that by starting swim lessons for your kids at age 1, you are reducing your child's risk of drowning. Nearly 1,000 drowning deaths happen in the U.S. each year, and drowning is a leading cause of death in...
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