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U.S. House committee to hear testimony on alleged Supreme Court leak

By Gram Slattery and Nate RaymondWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee will on Thursday hear the testimony of a former anti-abortion leader who has alleged he was told in


For Black families in Phoenix, child welfare investigations are a constant threat

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Walker’s loss in Ga. spurs new GOP hand-wringing, calls for new strategy

Herschel Walker’s loss in a pivotal Georgia Senate race Tuesday has renewed Republican calls to break with former president Donald Trump and rethink the party’s strategy ahead of 2024, as


Jan. 6 committee report will be released Dec. 21, Thompson says

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chair of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, said Wednesday that the panel's long-awaited report will be released on Wednesday, Dec. 21.


Salt Lake City’s efforts to fight pollution face a new challenge: Toxic dust

SALT LAKE CITY — Parts of the Great Salt Lake hardly resembled a lake at all this fall. Water levels in October fell to the lowest levels on record, exposing much of the lakebed and creating


Meet college football's first $1 million strength coach: 'He is the team'

STILLWATER, Okla. — Three years ago, Madi Madory confidently approached a man many college football stars respectfully fear. Madory had just unceremoniously fired her bocce


WNBA star Brittney Griner released from Russian custody in a high-profile prisoner swap between the U.S. and Moscow

WASHINGTON — WNBA star Brittney Griner is free Thursday after the Biden administration negotiated her release from a Russian penal colony in exchange for an arms dealer.President Joe Biden signed off


Iran conducts first known execution of prisoner arrested during protests

Iran has carried out the first known execution of a prisoner arrested during the months-long protests that have rocked the country since the alleged police killing of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini,


China begins implementing relaxed anti-COVID-19 measures

BEIJING (AP) — China began implementing a more relaxed version of its strict “zero COVID” policy on Thursday amid steps to restore normal life, but also trepidation over a possible broader outbreak


Biden admin tells Supreme Court law protecting social media companies has limits

By Dan Whitcomb(Reuters) - The Biden administration argued to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that social media giants like Google could in some instances have responsibility for user content,


Russian disinformation is demonizing Ukrainian refugees

GROSS STRÖMKENDORF, Germany — The news clip showed a towering blaze in a residential neighborhood in Germany, followed by a weeping homeowner giving an interview from the rubble of her burned-down


Bill protecting same-sex, interracial unions set for passage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is set to give final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages in federal law, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition of