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Nebraska 6-week abortion ban fails to advance in Legislature

Nebraska 6-week abortion ban fails to advance in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to advance a bill that would ban abortion around the sixth week of pregnancy fell one vote short of breaking a filibuster in the Nebraska Legislature on Thursday.
Fighters rampage in Darfur as Sudan extends fragile truce

Fighters rampage in Darfur as Sudan extends fragile truce

CAIRO (AP) — Armed fighters rampaged through a city in Sudan’s war-ravaged region of Darfur on Thursday, battling each other and looting shops and homes, residents said.
US sanctions Russia, Iran entities for detaining Americans

US sanctions Russia, Iran entities for detaining Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday sanctioned Russia's Federal Security Service and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intelligence organization, accusing them of wrongfully detaining Americans.
UN urges Afghanistan's Taliban to reverse bans on women

UN urges Afghanistan's Taliban to reverse bans on women

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.
Pence testifies before election probe grand jury: AP source

Pence testifies before election probe grand jury: AP source

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence testified Thursday before a federal grand jury investigating efforts by then-President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, according to a person fam
Guardsman in leak case wanted to kill a 'ton of people': US

Guardsman in leak case wanted to kill a 'ton of people': US

WORCESTER, Mass.
China welcomes Ya Ya the panda home after 20 years abroad

China welcomes Ya Ya the panda home after 20 years abroad

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ya Ya the giant panda landed Thursday in Shanghai after departing from the Memphis Zoo in Tennessee, where she spent the past 20 years on loan. The popular panda's trip was closely followed online.
Washington, Minnesota become trans refuges, shield abortions

Washington, Minnesota become trans refuges, shield abortions

SEATTLE (AP) — Democratic governors in Washington state and Minnesota on Thursday signed into law legal protections for people who travel to those states seeking reproductive and gender-affirming procedures and treatment .
Carolyn Bryant Donham, at center of Emmett Till death, dies

Carolyn Bryant Donham, at center of Emmett Till death, dies

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The white woman who accused Black teenager Emmett Till of making improper advances before he was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 has died in hospice care in Louisiana, a coroner's report shows. Carolyn Bryant Donham was 88.
US to open foreign centers in bid to stop migration surge

US to open foreign centers in bid to stop migration surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration will open migration centers in Guatemala and Colombia for asylum seekers heading to the U.S.