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Lawyer defends North Carolina's transgender care exclusions

Jan. 25, 2023 16:25 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A lawyer representing the leaders of North Carolina's state employee health plan defended its exclusion of gender-affirming treatments on Wednesday before a federal appeals court, facing a barrage of criticisms from its chief judge. State Treasurer Dale Folwell...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 17, 2023 07:46 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 15 The Washington Post on the handling of classified documents It will be up to the two special counsels to investigate and weigh the handling of secret documents by President Biden...

Today in History: JAN 10, Florida secedes from the Union

Jan. 10, 2023 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2023. There are 355 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 10, 1776, Thomas Paine anonymously published his influential pamphlet, “Common Sense,” which argued for...

Today in History SAT JAN 07

Jan. 07, 2023 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2023. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7, 1953, President Truman announced in his State of the Union message to Congress that the United States had...

Today in History SUN JAN 01

Jan. 01, 2023 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 1, the first day of 2023. There are 364 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 30, 2022 15:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark.; Rep.-elect Maxwell Frost, D-Fla. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis.; Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen. __ ...

Today in History: December 29, Texas becomes a state

Dec. 29, 2022 00:13 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 29, the 363rd day of 2022. There are two days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 29, 1845, Texas was admitted as the 28th state. On this date: In 1170, Thomas...

Title 42 border rules confound Washington, migrants alike

Dec. 23, 2022 12:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drawn-out saga of Title 42, the set of emergency powers that allows border officials to quickly turn away migrants, has been chaotic at the U.S.-Mexico border. In Washington, it hasn't unfolded much better. The Supreme Court is weighing whether to keep the...

Today in History: December 19, Bill Clinton impeached

Dec. 19, 2022 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2022. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1998, President Bill Clinton was impeached by the Republican-controlled House for perjury and obstruction of...

Today in History: December 13, George W. Bush claims victory

Dec. 13, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2022. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the U.S. Supreme Court shut down further...