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Texas governor approves state voting maps redrawn by GOP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed redrawn voting maps that pave a safer path for the GOP’s slipping majority, leaving opponents hoping courts will block the newly...

Obama sharply criticizes Youngkin in Va. governor's race

RICHMOND, Va (AP) — Former President Barack Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin, as he encouraged voters on Saturday to support Democrat Terr...

Poles protest on anniversary of ruling restricting abortion

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Protests were held in Warsaw and other Polish cities on Friday night to mark the one-year anniversary of a constitutional court ruling that severely restricted abortion rights in...

S Korea blocks army from appealing transgender soldier case

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Justice Ministry on Friday blocked the army from appealing a landmark court ruling that said it unlawfully discharged the country’s first known transgender sold...

S Korean military to appeal ruling on transgender soldier

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said Thursday it will appeal a landmark court ruling that struck down its decision to discharge the country’s first known transgender soldier before sh...

Agent: Georgia deputies unjustified in stopping man who died

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent told jurors Monday that a man who died after being stopped by Washington County sheriff's deputies had not committed a crime and should...

Texas lawmakers pass new congressional maps bolstering GOP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the ...

Texas lawmakers pass new congressional maps bolstering GOP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans approved on Monday redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive mu...

Polish PM faces EU questions over controversial court ruling

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appeared at the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions over a recent ruling by his country's Constitutional Tribunal on the primacy of EU...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Br...

Timeline of NBA from its start as the BAA through 1950s

Timeline of the National Basketball Association from its founding as the Basketball Association of America through the 1950s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history as the NBA...

J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) on Thursday put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the ...

Murder trial opens for Georgia ex-deputies in stun-gun death

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Jurors heard opening arguments Thursday in the trial of three former Georgia sheriff's deputies charged with murder in the 2017 death of a Black man whom the deputies repeated...

GOP's Youngkin stays away from 'Take Back Virginia' rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and other Republicans tried to fire up the party’s right-wing base ahead of Virginia's critical November elections Wednesday, at a rally marked by fa...

'We have to be heard': Texas women travel to seek abortions

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The 33-year-old Texas woman drove alone four hours through the night to get to the Louisiana abortion clinic for a consultation. She initially planned to sleep in her car, but a...