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Judge to block Florida abortion ban; Kentucky ban on hold

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida judge said Thursday that he will temporarily block a 15-week ban on abortions in his state, but his bench ruling won’t take effect before the ban becomes law Friday — an issue that could cause confusion for patients as well as abortion providers. Meanwhile, a Kentucky judge temporarily blocked that […]

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led states will ban or severely limit abortion immediately, while […]

Alabama cites abortion ruling in transgender medication case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youths. The case marks one of the first known instances in which a conservative state has tried to […]

Biden notched gains at summit; returns to turmoil at home

MADRID — The dissonant realities of President Joe Biden’s second year in office were on display Thursday as he wound up a five-day trip to Europe that highlighted both the key U.S. role in mounting a strong allied response to Vladimir Putin’s aggression and the domestic turmoil that is dragging Biden down at home. Huddling […]

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Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect abortion access, a shift that comes as Democrats coalesce around an election-year message intended to rally voters who are outraged or deflated by the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Although Democrats already control the […]

Arizona, Louisiana among states grappling over abortion bans

NEW ORLEANS — Arizona’s attorney general says a total abortion ban that has been on the books since before statehood can be enforced and Louisiana’s attorney general is warning doctors against performing abortions even while a ban there is temporarily blocked, as states grapple with long-halted laws in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s […]

Jackson to be sworn in as Breyer retires from Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Nearly three months after she won confirmation to the Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially becoming a justice. Jackson, 51, will be sworn as the court’s 116th justice Thursday, just as the man she is replacing, Justice Stephen Breyer, retires. The judicial pas de deux is set to take place at noon, […]

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Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in ... Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation's ...
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Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions
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Decision could complicate government efforts to ... Decision could complicate government efforts to combat climate change
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Supreme Court: Biden can end Trump-era asylum policy
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The Supreme Court said Thursday the ... The Supreme Court said Thursday the Biden administration can scrap a Trump-era immigration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. ...
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Petition to NM high court seeks probe of Trump ...
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Request to Supreme Court asks for ... Request to Supreme Court asks for action in fake electors case
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Fish and Wildlife changes wolf management
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US agency restricts permits to relocate, ... US agency restricts permits to relocate, kill Mexican wolves
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NM Supreme Court upholds 2021 release of alleged serial ...
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DA's office laments state's 'broken revolving-door ... DA's office laments state's 'broken revolving-door system' for crime
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Getting down to basics for needy children
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Undies for Everyone helps supply underserved ... Undies for Everyone helps supply underserved children in APQ and across the country
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Man charged in ABQ rape while awaiting trial in ...
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All three cases against him stem ... All three cases against him stem from a six-month period in 2021
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APD hopes to expand its Digital Intelligence Team
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The team of three uses social ... The team of three uses social media, phone data and more to help solve crimes
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Española's Anna C. Martinez named Albuquerque's sixth Poet Laureate
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She will serve a two-year term ... She will serve a two-year term beginning July 1 and will lead a community outreach project