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Demonstrators in Krakow, Poland, hold a banner reading "Legal Abortion Without Compromise" at a December 2021 protest. Poland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:52

Poland's abortion laws are among the strictest in Europe. Advocates are seeking to help Ukrainian refugees who wish to terminate a pregnancy — including women raped by Russian soldiers during the war.

Mac Miller performs an NPR Tiny Desk Concert on Aug. 1, 2018.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:32

Stephen Walter was sentenced on Monday. He is one of three men indicted in connection with supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that contributed to the rapper's accidental overdose in 2018.

Authorities have said a man dressed all in black opened fire at the Hair World Salon on Wednesday, wounding three women, then drove off in a maroon minivan. A suspect has been arrested in the shooting, police said Tuesday.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 09:29

The arrest was connected to a shooting that wounded three women in a hair salon in the city's Koreatown last week, police said. Federal officials have launched a hate crime investigation.

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi speaks during a press conference about Sunday's parliamentary elections, at the interior ministry in Beirut, Lebanon, on Monday.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 09:19

Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies lost their parliamentary majority, final elections results showed Tuesday, while more than a dozen independent newcomers gained seats.

Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., in April.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 07:30

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can't move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% of the accounts on the social media platform are fake or spam.

Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray, left, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security Ronald Moultrie speak Tuesday during a House Intelligence, Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee hearing on "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena" on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 07:08

That's up from 143 incidents in a report issued in 2021. Officials partly credited reducing stigma around the issue for the new reports, many of which are older and went unmentioned at the time.

Delaware State University, a historically Black institution, says the stop and search of a bus transporting members of its women's lacrosse team in Georgia was "constitutionally dubious." Here, the entrance of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., in September 2007.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 05:00

Tony Allen, Delaware State University's president, says once the complaint is officially filed, it will be made available to the campus community to read.

Hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" march down East Market Street toward Emancipation Park during the "Unite the Right" rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:56

A racist conspiracy theory is believed to have motivated the suspected gunman in the Buffalo attack. It was once a fringe belief, but it's found its way into the mainstream.

Alexandra Hunt listens to the concerns of Philadelphians during a rally in support of Philly students at the Cherry Street Pier in Pennsylvania on July 16, 2021.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:31

The 29-year-old looking to unseat Rep. Dwight Evans for Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District, has grabbed attention for her past as a stripper and for creating an OnlyFans.

People pray during a prayer vigil in Irvine, Calif., Monday, May 16, 2022. The vigil was held to honor victims in Sunday's shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:14

The leader of the self-governing East Asian island condemned violence following the deadly attack against a Taiwanese congregation in California.

Pennsylvania Republican candidate for governor Doug Mastriano speaks during a rally at Archery Addictions on Friday in Lehighton, Pa.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:01

Far-right Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano is leading polls in the GOP primary for governor, panicking the state's Republican Party establishment. Former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta follows.

Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read participates in a debate with former state House Speaker Tina Kotek on Friday, March 18, 2022, in Portland, Ore. They are two of the top candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination in the upcoming Oregon governor's race.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:00

The Republicans, an independent and a self-proclaimed "outsider" are among the candidates hoping to win over Oregon voters who say they're pessimistic about the future of the state.

Idaho Gov. Brad Little delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 10 in Boise, Idaho.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:00

The governor's race has top billing, as Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who has the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, is challenging sitting Republican Gov. Brad Little.

Kentucky Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Charles Booker fills out his ballot during early voting in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:00

Among Kentucky's competitive primaries: U.S. Senate, and Districts 3 and 4 for the U.S. House.

Mehmet Oz, celebrity physician and U.S. Republican Senate candidate for Pennsylvania, listens to a question from an attendee during a campaign event in Bristol, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, April 21.
Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:00

The GOP Senate contest is a tight three-way race, despite Donald Trump trying to boost TV doctor Mehmet Oz. There's also a high-stakes race for governor.

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