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Abortion resistance braces for demands of a post-Roe future

May. 17, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

The day’s first caller begged for help to cross state lines and end her pregnancy. “Please,” the woman from Texas said in her voicemail. “Anything would be greatly appreciated.” Three states away, in southern Illinois, Alison Dreith heard the plea and ground a toothpick...

Colombia cartel shuts down towns over leader’s extradition

May. 10, 2022 07:54 AM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Gulf Clan drug cartel shut down dozens of towns in northern Colombia for four days in reaction to its leader being extradited to the U.S. for trial. It warned that anyone who disobeyed the stay-at-home order risked being shot or having their vehicle burned. ...

Connecticut Senate sends budget with tax cuts to governor

May. 03, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate sent a revised, one-year $24.2 billion state budget to Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's desk on Tuesday night that Democrats lauded as historic but Republicans derided as falling short for the taxpayers. While the plan cuts taxes by an...

Connecticut woman, daughter sentenced in U.S. Capitol breach

Apr. 22, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

A Connecticut woman who stormed the U.S. Capitol during the January 2021 insurrection was sentenced Friday to five weekends in jail, 60 days of home confinement and a $2,500 fine, while her daughter will serve 90 days of home confinement. Jean Lavin, 57, and her daughter, Carla...

Anti-virus shutdowns in China spread as infections rise

Apr. 15, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Anti-virus controls that have shut down some of China’s biggest cities and fueled public irritation are spreading as infections rise, hurting a weak economy and prompting warnings of possible global shockwaves. Shanghai is easing rules that confined most of its 25...

Easter holiday bus crash in eastern Zimbabwe takes 35 lives

Apr. 15, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

MUTARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A bus carrying worshippers traveling to an Easter pilgrimage in mountainous eastern Zimbabwe plunged into a gorge, killing 35 people in the early hours of Friday. The bus was overloaded with 106 passengers and veered off the winding road near Chimanimani and...