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The number of Americans who say they won't get a COVID shot hasn't budged in a year

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:01

Politics, religion, distrust and disinformation all play a role. "I've realized that there's no convincing somebody once they have their mind made up," says a social worker in Beaumont, Texas.

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In Texas, abortion laws inhibit care for miscarriages

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

Medical professionals face tough quandaries when treating patients who have a miscarriage, a scenario that could soon play out around the country if abortion restrictions tighten.

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3 primary contests to watch Tuesday in West Virginia and Nebraska

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed candidates in competitive primaries in both states, making Tuesday another evaluation of his influence over the GOP.

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Nebraska primary for governor is the latest test of Trump's endorsement

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

Tuesday's GOP primary winner is all but sure to take the governor's office come November. Of the front runners, one has been endorsed by Trump and accused by eight women of inappropriate touching.

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Kyiv residents begin to find calm after Russian forces' retreat

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

Ukrainians in Kyiv are starting to piece their lives back together as the Russian invasion enters its third month. Even in moments of calm, residents still live with the threat of airstrikes.

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Here are the key primary election results from West Virginia

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

The state's top race to watch is in the 2nd Congressional District, where redistricting has placed two Republican incumbents in a primary battle.

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Here are the key primary election results from Nebraska

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 05:00

In Nebraska, the governor's race has top billing, as polls show a close Republican contest between Charles Herbster, Brett Lindstrom and Jim Pillen.

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Scientists give Earth a 50-50 chance of hitting key warming mark by 2026

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 04:46

The latest estimate from various forecast centers around the world say the planet is approaching a warming threshold international agreements are trying to prevent.

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Senate passes bill to give police protection to families of Supreme Court justices

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 03:38

The bill follows a leak last week of a draft Supreme Court opinion that, if unchanged, would overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that federally legalized abortions.

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Rapper Young Thug is arrested on gang-related charges

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 01:55

The Atlanta-based singer is one of more than 20 people indicted on conspiracy and street gang charges.

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A Warhol 'Marilyn' brings a record auction price, $195 million

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 21:53

The price was the highest ever at auction for an American artwork. The portrait was auctioned by Christie's in New York.

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Abortion providers and advocates experience déjà vu as Roe v. Wade is threatened

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 19:19

Two abortion providers and an abortion support group leader share how they are preparing for a potential overturning of Roe v. Wade after the recent leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion.

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Americans who died under mysterious conditions at Bahamas resort have been identified

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 19:03

Three Americans were found dead at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort in the Bahamas over the weekend. Officials are still working to determine the cause of death.

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A fugitive Alabama inmate and corrections official were caught in Indiana

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 18:36

Authorities said the two fugitives were taken into custody near Evansville, Ind., after a chase with U.S. Marshals.

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Accuser testifies in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 18:31

Batali's accuser recounts how she'd been "shocked, surprised and alarmed" as the celebrity chef aggressively kissed and groped her while taking selfies at a restaurant in 2017.

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A brutal sell-off on Wall Street continues as stocks sink for a 3rd day in a row

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 17:49

Stocks continue to slump on fears about inflation – and whether the Federal Reserve can bring down prices without sparking a recession.

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Here are the 2022 Pulitzer Prize news winners

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 17:28

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize awards were spread across a wide range of newsrooms and subjects, from toxic workplace hazards to the Jan. 6 attack.

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Meet the new boss? At 19, Carlos Alcaraz beat Nadal, Djokovic and Zverev

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:59

In the past week, Alcaraz turned 19 — and then outplayed three of the world's top five players.

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Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today (May 9)

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:51

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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2022 Pulitzer Prizes in arts and letters go to Fat Ham and The Netenyahus

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 15:39

The Pulitzer Prizes in fiction, poetry, drama and other categories in arts and letters were announced in New York along with awards for journalism.

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