What happens next with Alabama’s near-total abortion ban: Live updates

The Alabama Senate on Tuesday passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the country — a near-total ban on all abortions. According to Eric Johnston, president of the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, who helped craft the…

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FDA can’t regulate death penalty drugs, Justice Department says

“We conclude that articles intended for use in capital punishment by a state or the federal government cannot be regulated as ‘drugs’ or ‘devices’ under the (Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act),” Steven A. Engel,…

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Alabama governor signs anti-abortion bill into law

“Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities in both chambers of the Legislature,” said Ivey, a Republican, in a statement. “To the bill’s…

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Sugary drink sales dropped in Philadelphia thanks to the soda tax, study finds

In 2017, Philadelphia became the second US city to put a tax on sugary drinks and soda. In the wake of the tax, sales on those beverages dropped by a whopping 51% in the first…

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A timeline of deadly extremist violence in the US

Anti-Semitic incidents in America have risen to near historic levels over the past three years, according to the Anti-Defamation League. CNN’s Sara Sidner reports. Source link

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North Carolina sues Juul, claiming deceptive marketing and targeting youth

“As a result of Juul’s deceptive and unfair practices, thousands of North Carolina kids are at risk of addiction to nicotine,” Stein said Wednesday. “Juul must be stopped from spreading this disease any further and…

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A gunman slaughtered 11 Jewish worshippers. Then people hunted for hate online

In the hours and days after 11 people were slaughtered inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last October, so many people typed hateful language into Google that it produced the most anti-Semitic searches…

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READ: White House letter rejecting Nadler's request

The White House on Wednesday rejected House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler’s demands for information as part of an obstruction probe, saying it will “continue to work in good faith” to accommodate “Congress’s legitimate requests for…

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Avlon: Trump intends to embark on a witch hunt of his own

CNN’s John Avlon explains why there is a call by Attorney General William Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe. Source link

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White House rejects Democrats’ request for documents in obstruction probe

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone sent a letter Wednesday to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler arguing that the committee’s request for documents was illegitimate. “It appears that the Committee’s inquiry is designed, not to further…

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