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The Supreme Court ponders the right to pray on the 50-yard line

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 05:00

The case comes to the court in the midst of a sea change in the law relating to the relationship between government and religion.

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Some physicians are uneasy as Colorado collects providers' diversity data

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 05:00

To advance health equity, the state is requiring insurers that offer public option plans to collect demographic data on providers, including race and sexual orientation, raising privacy concerns.

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Jon Stewart says the 'fragility of leaders' is the real threat to humor

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 04:44

Jon Stewart is honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center. The former host of The Daily Show was praised for revitalizing political satire and for his activism.

(Image credit: Scott Suchman/The Kennedy Center)

Twitter in talks with Musk over bid to buy platform, according to reports

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 04:27

The Tesla CEO says that the money to buy Twitter would come from Morgan Stanley and other banks, some of it secured by his huge stake in the electric car maker.

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U.S. promises new aid to Ukraine in fight against Russia

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 02:55

U.S. officials say Washington had approved a $165 million sale of ammunition for Ukraine's war effort, along with more than $300 million in foreign military financing.

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China promotes coal in setback for efforts to cut emissions

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 00:49

Officials in the country face political pressure to ensure stability as President Xi Jinping prepares to try and award himself a third five-year term as ruling party leader.

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The U.S. promises to gradually reopen its embassy in Ukraine

Sun, 04/24/2022 - 23:41

Signaling renewed support for Ukraine, the U.S. says it will slowly return diplomats back to the Ukrainian capital. It also promised new military aid for the besieged country.

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168 people were killed in violence in Darfur, Sudan, an aid group says

Sun, 04/24/2022 - 21:19

Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur region killed 168 people, a local aid group said.

NLRB sues Starbucks for retaliating against 3 workers involved in unionizing

Sun, 04/24/2022 - 19:48

Federal officials asked the court to have the employees reinstated. At least 28 Starbucks stores across the country have voted to form a union.

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