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Leaders from the Group of Seven developed democracies pledged Sunday to phasing out or banning the import of Russian oil, as they met with Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, for online talks to stress their support and to display unity among Western allies on Victory in Europe Day, which marks Nazi Germany’s surrender in 1945

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An acute shortage of public defenders means at any given time at least several hundred low-income criminal defendants don’t have legal representation, sometimes in serious felony cases that could put them away for years

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In some Republican-controlled state legislatures GOP candidates for governor oppose abortion, even in cases of rape or incest, prompting urgent warnings from Democrats that women's access to abortion may rest almost entirely on which party wins the governor's race this fall

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She said she has no regrets!

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While many think that the political arguments over abortion are new, scholars of women’s, medical and legal history note that this debate has a long history in the U.S. It began more than a century before Roe v. Wade

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Terrell Osborne knows well what happens when urban renewal comes to communities of color.

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Jean-Pierre takes on the role as the White House faces an uphill battle to help Democrats hold onto the House and Senate in this fall's midterm elections, and as the administration struggles to address Americans' concerns

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People on both sides of the abortion divide have been expecting the Supreme Court this summer to reverse the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. But many said the draft opinion was nevertheless stunning

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The action came after a leaked Supreme Court document revealed that the justices had decided to strike down the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California’s lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families.

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