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A Texas Doctor Says He Defied The Abortion Law, Risking Lawsuits
Dr. Alan Braid said that his decision to perform an abortion past the six-week mark earlier this month was a matter of duty.
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Female Government Workers In Kabul Told To Stay Home In Latest Taliban Rule
Kabul's interim mayor did not give an exact number on just how many female employees would be forced to stay home because of the new rule. Previously about a third of city employees were women.
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Volcano Erupts On Spanish Island Near Morocco
A volcano on Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity. Lava flows crept toward isolated homes on the nearby mountainside.
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How Ivermectin Became The New Focus Of The Anti-Vaccine Movement
Scientists are still studying whether the deworming medicine could have any effect on COVID-19. But the frenzy over the drug has far more to do with politics than science. Here's how that happened.
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Whatever Happened To ... The Women Who Boldly Declared: 'No Sex For Fish'?
Women in a Kenyan village had a radical idea to stop the practice of trading sex for fish to sell: What if they owned their own boats? They had great success. Then came a series of terrible setbacks.
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Maine's Next Generation Of Lobstermen Brace For Unprecedented Change
Maine's vital lobster industry is facing big challenges: new regulations; fewer young people entering the business; and threats to its thriving lobster population, including climate change.
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Truck Driving Has Long Been A Man's World. Meet The Women Changing That
A record number of women are becoming truck drivers, changing the face of an industry that has historically been dominated by men.
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Haitians On Texas Border Are Undeterred By U.S. Plan To Expel Them
Thousands of Haitians are gathered in a Texas border city after crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. The U.S. plans to speed up its efforts to put the migrants on flights to their Caribbean homeland.
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California Wildfires Make A Run Toward A Giant Sequoia Grove
A shift in the weather accelerated the fires in the Sequoia National Park on Friday. The flames scorched a grouping of sequoias that mark the entrance to a grove of 2,000 sequoias.
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Celebrate The End Of Summer With Monday's Harvest Moon
The harvest moon is the last full moon of the summer. This year it will appear to be full for three days with peak illumination occurring at 7:54 p.m. ET Monday.
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Inspiration4 Crew Returns To Earth, Splashing Down In The Atlantic Off Florida Coast
The Inspiration4 crew safely returned to Earth Saturday evening after three days of orbiting the planet. It is the first all-civilian mission to orbit.
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Another Flight Has Left Kabul's Airport, This Time With 28 U.S. Citizens On Board
The Qatar Airways charter flight, which was the latest departure from the country now under Taliban control, also included seven U.S. permanent residents.
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Biden Administration Plans Mass Deportation Of Haitian Migrants In Del Rio, Texas
The Department of Homeland Security plans to expel thousands of Haitian migrants from a small Texas border city starting Sunday.
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A Chess Trailblazer Is Suing Netflix Over Her Portrayal In 'The Queen's Gambit'
Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili is suing Netflix for defamation. At issue is a line in the show's final episode that falsely says she hadn't played against male opponents.
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Security Forces Kill Indonesia's Most Wanted Militant In A Jungle Shootout
A militant with ties to the Islamic State was killed as part of a sweeping counterterrorism campaign against extremists, the Indonesian military says. Another suspected extremist was also killed.
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Survivors Of A U.S. Drone Strike In Kabul Want An Investigation And Compensation
Emal Ahmadi, whose 3-year-old daughter was killed when a missile hit his elder brother's car, says the Afghan family demands that Washington punish the military personnel responsible.
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Hoping To Avoid A Repeat Of Jan. 6, Police Prep For A Far-Right Rally At The Capitol
Demonstrators planned to protest the ongoing prosecutions of people who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which left several people dead.
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Police And FBI Are Now Looking For A Missing Woman's Boyfriend
Brian Laundrie, 23, is a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, 22. Attorneys for the Petito family issued a statement saying that Laundrie is hiding.
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Should The Lewinsky Affair Define Bill Clinton? Ask The Woman Behind FX's Impeachment
Screenwriter Sarah Burgess focused the new series on three of the women at the center of the scandal. And in the process, gives people a story different from what they think they know.
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In The Fight Against COVID, Health Workers Aren't Immune To Vaccine Misinformation
About a quarter of U.S. health care workers have refused the COVID vaccine as of July. They share demographic traits with other unvaccinated people, and are putting hospitals in a tough spot.
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How A Summer Of 'Yes' Is Ending In A Cloud Of Uncertainty For Businesses
Signs of slowdown are everywhere after huge increases in vacation bookings, traveling and eating out earlier this year. Southwest Airlines, Airbnb and restaurants are starting to see a pullback.
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Afghan Health Minister: Health Care Is 'On The Verge Of Collapse' But 'I'm Optimistic'
Dr. Wahid Majrooh tells NPR that "If I am hesitant and doubtful now it won't help anyone, and people in need of care will be the first to be affected."
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U.S. Plans To Deport Massive Number Of Haitians From Del Rio, Texas, An Official Says
Plans have yet to be finalized, but officials are considering five to eight flights a day. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
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Millionaire Robert Durst Convicted Of Murder In Best Friend's Killing
The 20-year-old case of Susan Berman's death took on new life after the millionaire Durst participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying linked to his wife's 1982 disappearance.
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Students Are Damaging School Bathrooms For Attention On TikTok
Soap dispensers and mirrors ripped from walls; damaged sinks, partitions and ceiling panels; clogged toilets: Students record themselves vandalizing their schools for social media notoriety.
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