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AP Photo/Alex Brandon
July 29, 2019 - 10:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60 first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump sent into law an extension of...
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girl holding phone
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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bathroom for all genders
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
July 23, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state's Democratic governor and...
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man arrested
July 23, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's...
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planned parenthood
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July 22, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could eventually...
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Ann Wagner and Dick Durbin
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July 16, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is calling today's House resolution condemning President Trump's comments that many are calling racist, "counterproductive," saying it will only foster division, not the unity our nation needs. In a statement emailed to KMOX, Wagner says she is...
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New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo
AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File
July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. The...
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planned parenthood
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July 15, 2019 - 6:14 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women to abortion providers immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced...
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Kansas City highway
Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District via AP
July 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at least three lanes of westbound Interstate 670 were closed Thursday because of the spill, and that an...
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