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CVS, Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon

The drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing an  abortion  pill in a few states within weeks. CVS Health will start filling prescriptions for mifepristone in …

New York man who killed woman after wrong turn in his driveway gets 25 years to life

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — A man who fatally shot a 20-year-old woman after the SUV she was riding in mistakenly drove into his rural driveway in upstate New York was sentenced Friday to more than 25 …

Putin foe Alexei Navalny buried in Moscow as thousands attend under heavy police presence

Under a heavy police presence, thousands of people bade farewell Friday to opposition leader  Alexei Navalny  at his funeral in Moscow after his still-unexplained death two weeks ago in an …
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This image from Senate Television video, contained in the Justice Department's affidavit in support of a criminal complaint and arrest warrant for Larry Rendall Brock, shows Brock, right, on the floor of the Senate at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Appeals court ruling that vacates Capitol rioter's sentence could impact dozens of Jan. 6 cases

A federal appeals court in Washington has ordered a new sentence for a retired  Air Force officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol  dressed in combat gear, in a ruling issued Friday that could …

US health officials drop 5-day isolation time for COVID-19

NEW YORK — Americans who test positive for COVID-19 no longer need to stay in isolation for five days, U.S. health officials announced Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and …

CO2 pipeline opponents doubt certainty of $1 billion corn-based jet fuel project in Lake Preston

The largest economic development project in South Dakota history hinges on two things: a carbon pipeline and a $950 million federal loan guarantee. If the former doesn’t happen, according …

South Dakota agency offering grants for outdoor recreation

PIERRE — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks announced this week that the Land and Water Conservation Fund 2024 grant application is now open. Public outdoor recreation projects sponsored by …

Texas Sen. Cornyn announces run for GOP leader as scramble to succeed Mitchll McConnell begins in US Senate

WASHINGTON  — Texas Sen. John Cornyn has informed his colleagues that he intends to run for Senate Republican leader, becoming the first senator to announce a campaign after Sen. Mitch …
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How non-English language cinema is reshaping the Oscars landscape
This year, of the 10 films nominated for an Academy Award for best picture, three of them – “Anatomy of a Fall,” “Past Lives” and “The Zone of Interest” – are non-English language films. …
Biggest March Madness upsets since 1982
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the biggest men's March Madness upsets since 1982—when the term was coined—using Sports Reference data.
With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it
On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …
Most surprising March Madness winners of all time
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the most surprising men's March Madness national champions of the last 40 years using Sports Reference data.
Why does a leap year have 366 days?
Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …