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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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alligator
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
July 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Tuesday that investigators went to Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side and confirmed that...
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volkswagen beetle
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July 09, 2019 - 1:49 pm
(KMOX) — Volkswagen is halting production of its very last version of the Beetle. The car had been in production since 1938. CBS reports that at its peak in the United States, over 563,000 Beetles were on U.S. roads in 1968. What started as a pet project of Adolph Hitler managed to survive the...
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