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Suspended Florida prosecutor sues Governor Ron DeSantis to get his job back
Governor DeSantis removed State Attorney Andrew Warren from office because Warren pledged not to prosecute people for violating abortion restrictions. Warren said he was ousted for political reasons.
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After criticism over COVID, the CDC chief plans to make the agency more nimble
The proposed changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid ongoing criticism of the agency's response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats.
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Pence says he'd consider testifying to House January 6 committee
During an event in New Hampshire Wednesday morning, former Vice President Pence said he'd consider an invitation from the House January 6 committee to testify.
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What is a waterspout? Here's how the spectacular one in Florida formed
A massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Fla., Tuesday captured the attention of many. Several conditions are necessary to create one of these tornado-like phenomena.
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A new student filmmaking grant will focus on reproductive rights
The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative announced Wednesday that it has created the program in response to the overturning of Roe vs Wade.
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The spending bill will cut emissions, but marginalized groups feel they were sold out
The Inflation Reduction Act is the biggest ever investment to tackle climate change. But there are signs that it could reinforce existing environmental inequalities.
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After decades, author Jamil Jan Kochai reunites with the teacher who changed his life
The writer searched for more than a decade for Susan Lung, who taught him to read and write English when he was a 7-year-old in 1999. On Saturday, she surprised him at one of his book readings.
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Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House
Under a voter-approved elections process being used for the first time in Alaska elections this year, party primaries have been scrapped and ranked choice voting is being used in general elections.
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Judge rejects plea deal in submarine secrets case, saying sentences were too light
A Maryland couple had been charged in an alleged plot to sell secrets about U.S. nuclear-powered warships by hiding information in objects such as a chewing gum wrapper and a peanut butter sandwich.
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A new label exhumes forgotten female composers' music
The new record label La Boîte à Pépites is dedicated to raising the profile of female composers whose works have been neglected.
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How Georgia reduced heat-related high school football deaths
Starting practice at the hottest time of year, football players face dangers from the heat. Georgia high school heat rules have turned the state into a national model.
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The tax deduction limit for educators will increase for the first time in 20 years
Eligible educators include K-12 teachers, principals, teachers' aides or counselors who spend more than 900 hours at the school during the academic year.
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Who is Harriet Hageman, the woman who beat Liz Cheney in the Wyoming House race?
Former President Donald Trump endorsed Hageman after Liz Cheney broke with fellow Republicans to impeach Trump and criticize his handling of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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Liz Cheney just lost her House seat, but her fight against Trump continues
Liz Cheney's sustained criticism of former President Trump made her one of his top political targets. She has pledged her chief goal is to make sure he never wins back the White House.
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Biden signs sweeping climate, health care, tax bill into law
The legislation has been a year in the making, with tense negotiations leading to a narrower spending package that focuses on climate investments and health care costs.
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Scotland becomes the first country to offer tampons and pads for free
Studies have shown that a significant number of people struggle to afford menstrual products, and going without can cause people to miss school or work.
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Millions of Americans will soon be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription
A new FDA rule allows adults with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss to buy hearing aids over the counter. Efforts to make them more affordable and accessible have been in the works for years.
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Former California Rep. TJ Cox faces over two dozen federal fraud charges
The single-term Democrat allegedly participated in multiple fraud schemes, including one involving his 2018 run for Congress.
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A$AP Rocky faces 2 felony assault charges from an incident in Hollywood last year
Rapper A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has his arraignment in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday.
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Rep. Adam Schiff weighs in on the raid at Trump's Mar-a-Lago home
Schiff reflects on the significance of the top-secret documents seized from Trump's residence. He led the first impeachment and serves on the House's committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.
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$3.9 billion in debt is canceled for former students of ITT Tech
The cancelation in federal student debt for 208,000 borrowers came after authorities found "widespread and pervasive misrepresentations" at the defunct college chain, the Education Department said.
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TS/SCI: What an acronym reveals about the files seized from Mar-a-Lago
Most people have heard of top secret documents. After the FBI seized 11 sets of classified documents from former President Donald Trump's residence, a less familiar security designation came to light.
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To encourage fans to vote, the NBA won't hold games on Election Day
The National Basketball Association announced Tuesday that there are no games scheduled for November 8 in an effort to encourage fans to vote in the 2022 midterms.
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Over the river from a Russian-occupied nuclear plant, a Ukrainian town fears a spill
The small town of Nikopol, Ukraine, sits across the river from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Attacks are causing serious alarm for the community.
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Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19
The first lady will remain at a private residence in South Carolina and isolate from others for at least five days per CDC guidance.
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More than 2 million baby swings and rockers are recalled after an infant's death
4moms is recalling MamaRoos and RockaRoos due to entanglement hazards from straps that hang down from the rockers and swings when not in use. At least one baby has died as a result of asphyxiation.
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Actor Ezra Miller is getting mental health treatment after erratic behavior
Miller was arrested twice in Hawaii, including for disorderly conduct and harassment at a karaoke bar. The second incident was for second-degree assault. He also faces a burglary charge in Vermont.
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How can we help humans thrive trillions of years from now? This philosopher has a plan
William MacAskill's book, What We Owe the Future, urges today's humans to protect future humans — an idea he calls longtermism. Here are a few of his hardly modest proposals.
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Nipsey Hussle gets Hollywood star on what would have been his 37th birthday
The late rapper's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the 2,729th placed to date.
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Title X advocates worry that birth control may go the same way as abortion
A Supreme Court ruling overturned Roe v. Wade. Now there's a big push to increase funding for Title X, a federal program that offers birth control and other reproductive care to low-income patients.
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