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Biden announces a new military aid package to Ukraine as concerns about Russian escalation grow
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Biden announces a new military aid package to Ukraine as concerns about Russian escalation grow

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on arming Ukraine, after touring a Lockheed Martin weapons factory in Troy, Alabama, May 3, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Friday that he will sign a new weapons package for Ukraine, as the war-weary country enters its 11th week of conflict with Russia. […]

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Business leaders helped to bankroll the anti-abortion groups who could soon see Roe v. Wade overturned
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Business leaders helped to bankroll the anti-abortion groups who could soon see Roe v. Wade overturned

Demonstrators hold signs during a protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court, after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision later this year, in Washington, May 3, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Donald Trump’s […]

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Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting
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Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting after President Joe Biden met with an organizer who is helping its coffee shops unionize. […]

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Used-car prices are down from record highs, easing the impact of inflation
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Used-car prices are down from record highs, easing the impact of inflation

A sign advertises cash paid for used cars in Alhambra, California on January 12, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Wholesale used-vehicle prices have notably fallen from a record high set in January, signaling the worst of sky-high prices related to higher inflation in the U.S. may be behind us. […]

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CDC investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in children across 25 states and territories, including 5 deaths
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CDC investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in children across 25 states and territories, including 5 deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Tami Chappell | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis, including five deaths, the public health agency said on Friday. Ninety percent of the children were hospitalized and 14% required liver transplants, according to the […]

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Tennessee governor signs bill regulating medication abortions
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Tennessee governor signs bill regulating medication abortions

Bill Lee, governor of Tennessee, smiles during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Dylan Hollingsworth | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tennessee will soon strictly regulate the dispensing of abortion pills, including imposing harsh penalties on doctors who violate them, under legislation recently signed into law by […]

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Elon Musk denies claim by Truth Social boss that Trump encouraged him to buy Twitter
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Elon Musk denies claim by Truth Social boss that Trump encouraged him to buy Twitter

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, speaks to media representatives at the Tesla Gigafactory construction site In Grünheide near Berlin, September 3, 2020. Julian Stähle | picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk on Friday flatly denied a claim by the head of ex-President Donald Trump’s new social media company that Trump had encouraged Musk’s bid […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday
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5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Futures drop after worst day for Dow, Nasdaq since 2020 A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, May 5, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters U.S. stock futures […]

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Russia renews assault on Azovstal steel plant ahead of ‘Victory Day’; Ukraine says evacuations to continue. Follow our live updates
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Russia renews assault on Azovstal steel plant ahead of ‘Victory Day’; Ukraine says evacuations to continue. Follow our live updates

Russia continues assault on Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant, UK says People hold banners and shout slogans during a demonstration in support of Mariupol defenders on May 3, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Alexey Furman | Getty Images News | Getty Images Russian forces in the besieged coastal city of Mariupol have continued their ground assault on […]

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Defamation lawsuit over Trump rape claim by writer E. Jean Carroll set to resume discovery, lawyers say
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Defamation lawsuit over Trump rape claim by writer E. Jean Carroll set to resume discovery, lawyers say

E. Jean Carroll visits ‘Tell Me Everything’ with John Fugelsang in the SiriusXM Studios on July 11, 2019 in New York. Noam Galai | Getty Images Lawyers for ex-President Donald Trump and the writer E. Jean Carroll have agreed to resume a process for exchanging evidence and taking witness testimony under oath for her lawsuit […]

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