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US states enacted more abortion restrictions this year than in 1973 – or any other year

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Originally published by the 19th More abortion restrictions have been enacted this year than any other, met 19 statehouses passing 106 new limitations on the procedure, per an analysis first shared with the 19th. A d...

States across American west see hottest summer on record as climate crisis rages

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California experienced its hottest summer on record this year as the climate crisis caused deadly heatwaves and intense wildfires in the state and across the American west. Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Utah – totaling 1...

Republicans in six states rush to mimic Texas anti-abortion law

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Republican leaders in as many as six US states are rushing to follow the lead of Texas in adopting an extreme abortion ban that critics, including Joe Biden, have slammed as unconstitutional and built to encourage vig...

After the Texas abortion ban, clinics in nearby states brace for demand

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Originally published by the 19th. With the vast majority of abortions now illegal in Texas, clinics in nearby states are already reporting increases in demand as patients prepare to travel hundreds of miles to safely,...

Should sellers disclose a house’s dark secret? In some states it’s the law

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In Boston’s Little Italy, where tourists juggle coffee and cannoli, there is a 10ft-wide monument to revenge on the market that could be yours for $1.2m. It’s a spite house. An unusual architectural phenomenon, the p...

Michigan judge sanctions pro-Trump lawyers who sought to overturn state’s 2020 elections

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A federal judge in Michigan has sanctioned a team of nine pro-Trump lawyers, including Sidney Powell and Lin Wood, who sought to overturn the state’s 2020 elections as part of a sweeping effort across the nation to ch...

Six EU states overtake UK Covid vaccination rates as Britain’s rollout slows

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Six EU states have now fully inoculated a larger share of their total populations with a coronavirus vaccine than the UK, after the bloc’s dire initial rollout took off while Britain’s impressive early jab rate has s...

US states brace for ‘avalanche’ of evictions as federal moratorium ends

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For months, Denise Forcer would get stressed just by opening her closet. The crush of belongings stuffed inside reminded her she didn’t know where she would go or what she would do if her landlord followed through wit...

Dell pulls energy-hungry gaming PCs in six US states after failing efficiency rules

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PC maker Dell says it has stopped shipping some versions of its powerful gaming systems to California and five other US states because the products do not meet new energy efficiency standards. Dell said in a statement...

United States women’s water polo team suffer first Olympic defeat in 13 jare

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Maggie Steffens and the United States have dominated women’s water polo since the country won its first gold medal in the sport at the 2012 London Olympics. The world is pushing back at the Tokyo Games, and it remains...

Coronavirus live nuus: Taiwan to ease restrictions; vaccinations rising in US states with high cases

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Taiwan to ease restrictions next week as cases fall; rising jabs in some states a sign ‘frightening’ cases getting attention of vaccine-hesitant, says White House

‘It’s chilling what is happening’: a rightwing backlash to Biden takes root in Republican states

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In his inaugural address in January, Joe Biden promised to use his presidency to “restore the soul of America”. He would unite the nation, defuse “anger, resentment and hatred”, and lead Americans back to a world wher...

Oregon blaze threatens 2,000 homes as new wildfires erupt in western states – video

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A swiftly spreading wildfire raged through drought-parched timber and brush in south-central Oregon for a ninth day on Wednesday, displacing hundreds of residents. The Bootleg fire - which has burned through more than...

Texas Republicans veer further right despite state’s demographic shifts

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From restricting voter access and politicizing the US-Mexico border to targeting transgender student athletes and further rolling back abortion rights, Texas’s current legislative agenda set by its governor, Greg Abbo...

India states considering two-child policy and incentives for sterilisation

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Several Indian states are considering implementing a controversial two-child policy and incentivising sterilisation as a means of population control. The state of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state with a popu...

15 states support Purdue Pharma plan to reorganize and combat US opioid crisis

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the US opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15 states that had previously opposed the new business model now support it. The agreeme...

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