How many stinking rich people are there in the US?

“When we say ‘tax the rich,’ we mean nesting-doll yacht rich. For-profit prison rich. Betsy DeVos, student-loan-shark rich. Trick-the-country-into-war rich. Subsidizing-workforce-w-food-stamps rich. Because THAT kind of rich is simply not good for society, & it’s…

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Milla Jovovich, Jameela Jamil share abortion stories to decry Georgia law

Both actresses criticized the bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law last week that will ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into…

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Alabama doctors who perform abortions could face up to 99 years in prison — the same as rapists and murderers

The most restrictive abortion law in the nation, it outlaws nearly all instances of the procedure, except when it is necessary to prevent a “serious health risk” to the mother or if the “unborn child…

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The MET will stop taking money from the Sacler family because of connections to the opioid crisis

The Met said in a statement Wednesday that it decided to end the relationship with the Sacklers because of the company’s “production of opioids and the ensuing health crisis surrounding the abuse of these medications.”…

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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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