Boy at heart of UK lawsuit dies after life support ends

LONDON (AP) – A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday in a London hospital after doctors ended the life-prolonging treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 p.m., about two hours after the hospital began ceasing treatment. British …

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Senate decided referee weakens drug plan Dem in economic bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate MP on Saturday dealt a blow to Democrats’ plan to curb drug prices, but left the rest of their sprawling economic bill largely intact as party leaders prepared for the first votes on a package that included many of President Joe Biden’s key domestic members. goals. Elizabeth MacDonough, the chamber’s …

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Jan 6 Texts and data removed from Secret Service, Pentagon phones lead to ‘cover-up’ allegations

The hours of witness statements, piles of documents, compelling graphics and sheer amazement at the revelations of the House Select Committee hearings investigating the riots that unfolded in the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 may well be a of the most compelling stories to perish come from the United States Congress — but perhaps …

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Biden government condemns new Indiana abortion ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration condemned on Saturday Indiana’s new abortion ban called it another extreme attempt by Republicans to trample on women’s rights. Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to pass such legislation since the US Supreme Court quashed a landmark 1973 case that had protected the right …

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What is Paxlovid, the antiviral COVID treatment Biden took before his ‘rebound’ infection?

President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Friday, marking the seventh day of his “rebound” infection. While White House physician Kevin O’Connor said Biden “continues to feel very well,” Biden must remain in quarantine until he tests negative again. The president first tested positive for COVID on July 21 and experienced mild symptoms. He …

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How Republicans ‘arm’ public office against climate action

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore in his office in Charleston on July 21, 2022. (Kristian Thacker/The New York Times) Nearly two dozen Republican state treasurers across the country are working to thwart climate action at the state and federal levels, fight regulations that expose the economic risks of a warming world, lobby climate-conscious nominees …

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‘Community Lighthouses’ powered by the sun and volunteers

LaPLACE, La. (AP) — Enthusiastic church volunteer Sonia St. Cyr lost something she cherished during the power outage caused by Hurricane Ida – her independence, afforded her by the electric wheelchair she skillfully maneuvers over bumpy city sidewalks. “After Ida, I was housebound,” said St. Cyr, who has multiple sclerosis. She did her best to …

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Junta leader Chad in Qatar after months of peace negotiations

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The head of Chad’s military government met with the ruling emir of Qatar on Saturday after months of talks between Chadian troops and rebel groups organized by the Arab country. General Mahamat Idriss Deby of Chad spoke with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Footage …

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Green Party Candidate Joins the N. Carolina Vote

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina’s Green Party US Senate candidate must be placed on November’s ballot, a federal judge ruled Friday, despite repeated efforts by Democrats to prevent the progressive party from giving it one of their best chances messes up when turning a chair in the closely spaced room. U.S. District Judge James …

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Some Republicans in South Carolina pause over abortion ban Brink

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — For the past three decades, lawmakers in South Carolina have banned access to abortion, requiring ultrasounds, parental consent, and 24-hour waiting times, and banning the procedure early in pregnancy: first after 20 weeks, then after six. But now the US Supreme Court cleared a path to completely ban abortion in the …

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