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Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban
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The Associated Press | May 26, 2022
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, on April 12, 2022, in Oklahoma City. Sue Ogrocki | AP OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law ...
More details and reactions emerge about the Texas school shooting and gunman
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Ayana Archie | May 26, 2022
Two family members of one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting at Robb Elementary School comfort each other during a prayer vigil in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Jae C. Hong | AP Two days after an 18-year-old gunman shot and killed 19 children and two adults at ...
Western countries watch as China’s foreign minister begins South Pacific tour
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The Associated Press | May 26, 2022
Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi talk during a ceremony to mark the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Solomon Islands and China at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Sept. 21, 2019. Mark Schiefelbein | AP WELLINGTON, New Zealand — China's ...
What to say to kids about school shootings to ease their stress
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Allison Aubrey | May 26, 2022
Nineteen children and two adults were killed during the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Parents are struggling to cope with the loss and with how to explain it to their children. Allison Dinner | AFP via Getty Images If you have school-age children, chances are they've already ...
Women who are denied abortions risk falling deeper into poverty. So do their kids
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Jennifer Ludden | May 26, 2022
Abortion-rights advocates demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court last December as it heard a case that could strike down the constitutional right to abortion. Economists say decades of research show that doing so would limit women's economic prospects. Jose Luis Magana | AP Like most women seeking an abortion, ...
Here’s how much it could cost to rebuild Ukraine — and who would pay for it
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Ashish Valentine | May 26, 2022
A man clears debris at a damaged residential building in Kyiv in February, just after Russia started its invasion. DANIEL LEAL | AFP via Getty Images Russia's invasion of Ukraine has already destroyed billions of dollars' worth of infrastructure, blocked exports from key Black Sea ports, and displaced more than ...
The Miami Heat urges fans to call their senators about gun law reform
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Ayana Archie | May 26, 2022
Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter in Game Five of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals at FTX Arena on May 25, 2022 in Miami. Andy Lyons | Getty Images The Miami Heat basketball team ...
Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school
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The Associated Press | May 26, 2022
People walk with flowers to honor the victims in Tuesday's shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Jae C. Hong | AP UVALDE, Texas — Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman's rampage killed 19 children and ...
Sen. Murphy tries to get talks going on limited gun measures after Texas shooting
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Kelsey Snell | May 25, 2022
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Ct., speaks on a phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Wednesday morning, May 25, 2022 on Capitol Hill. Murphy, on the Senate floor on Tuesday demanded that lawmakers accomplish what they failed to do after 20 children and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut died in 2012. J. ...