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Ohio GOP Introduces Bill To Ban Abortion

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:47

Under the legislation, abortions would be prohibited even in cases of rape, incest or danger to a woman's life.

Illinois Primary: Democrats Wage Internal Battle, With Big Signs Of Party Enthusiasm

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:01

Centrist Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski is battling a progressive challenger to avoid being the first incumbent to lose in 2018, as Democrats put up big numbers of candidates and donations.

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How Happy Is The Country With The Biggest Gains In Happiness?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:41

Togo ranked last in 2015's World Happiness Report. This year, it moved up 17 spots — the most improved country in the world. What's the perspective from the ground?

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Shooting Reported At Maryland High School

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:26

There has been a shooting at a high school in St. Mary's County, Md., according to the school district. It was not immediately clear whether there are casualties.

Top Stories: New Texas Blast; U.K. Wants Search Warrant For Data Mining Firm

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:25

Also: Saudi Arabia's controversial Crown Prince meets President Trump today; Congress must pass a spending bill or the government faces a partial shutdown; and the last male Northern white rhino dies.

WATCH: How A Tick Digs Its Hooks Into You

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:04

See how a tick sinks its hooks into a human for a long meal. And find out the best way to remove it.

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Decline In Hunters Threatens How U.S. Pays For Conservation

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 06:31

The steady drop is expected to accelerate in coming years, threatening the much-lauded model through which the U.S. has paid for conservation.

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Bomb Destined For Austin Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 06:20

Authorities say one employee at the sorting facility in Shertz, Texas, was injured when a package addressed to Austin exploded shortly after midnight.

Ex-French President Questioned On Claims He Took Campaign Funds From Gadhafi

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:49

French officials have been investigating claims that former President Nicolas Sarkozy took 50 million euros from the Libyan regime to fund his successful 2007 presidential bid.

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U.K. Seeks Search Warrant On Cambridge Analytica; CEO Seen In Hidden Camera Report

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:44

Britain's information minister has demanded access to the company's servers. Meanwhile, a British media report catches Alexander Nix discussing employing dirty tactics against political opponents.

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The Wave Of Female Candidates Is Set For A Wave Of Losses, Come November

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:00

A disproportionate number of women running for Congress are running in House districts that are considered pretty safe for the other party to hold, whether Republican or Democrat.

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Abortion And Freedom Of Speech: A Volatile Mix Heads To The Supreme Court

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:00

The high court is hearing arguments on whether anti-abortion pregnancy centers, which can often appear to be abortion clinics, have to disclose more fully what they are, as required by California law.

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Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:00

Beyond annual flu shots, federal health officials say older adults need protection against shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. But many grown-ups aren't getting vaccinated.

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'I'm Ready To Call 911': Austin On Edge With 'Serial Bomber' At Large

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 04:50

The fourth bombing in less than three weeks has unnerved the Texas capital. More than 500 investigators and bomb techs are working to catch whoever is behind the explosions.

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Arizona Governor Helped Make State 'Wild West' For Driverless Cars

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 04:18

Three years ago, Gov. Doug Ducey embarked on a plan to lure companies experimenting with driverless vehicle technology to the state and in 2016, he lured Uber away from neighboring California.

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Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Dies

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 02:51

Sudan lived most of his life in a zoo in the Czech Republic, but was brought to a conservancy in Kenya in 2009 as part of a last-ditch effort to save his species. He died at the conservancy at age 45.

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Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Rip Through U.S. Southeast

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 01:28

At least three buildings on the campus of Jacksonville State University, including the basketball arena, suffered major roof damage, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

The Weinstein Co. Files For Bankruptcy, Cancels Non-Disclosure Agreements

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:18

The deal releases all those who had signed settlement deals that required them to be silent about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, allowing them now to tell their stories.

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Brother Of Florida Shooter Arrested For Trespassing At Stoneman Douglas High

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:05

Zachary Cruz told police he wanted to 'reflect on the shooting' a month after his brother allegedly killed 14 students and 3 staff members at the Parkland, Fla., high school.

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Guys, We Have A Problem: How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:00

Boys get the message quickly: a man is supposed to be strong and independent. That message, researchers say, has widespread consequences for men's social lives and physical health.

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