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President Biden Announces Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private endeavors. President Biden …

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People who lack cognitive reflectiveness are more likely to believe Trump’s false election fraud claims, study finds

Individuals who fail a test of cognitive reflectiveness are more likely to doubt the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election and also less likely to characterize the January 6 Capitol attack as violent and extreme, according to new research published in American Behavioral Scientist. The new study indicates that fact-checking articles by media organizations can …

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People’s Liberation Army Navy Ships Complete Circle Around Japan

Chinese ships operating near Japan on June 24, 2022. Japanese MoD Image A People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) surface group entered the East China Sea on Wednesday, according to a Thursday Japan Defense Ministry release. The surface group completed a near circuit of Japan since they were sighted in the Tsushima Strait on June 12. …

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“People will die”: OB-GYNs explain how ectopic pregnancy and other complications threaten lives without abortion care

When Sarah was 24, she was a newly single mother of two small children, including one with significant special health needs. Days before Mother’s Day and just a few months after escaping her abusive partner, she doubled over in pain and had to be hospitalized. Within hours, she found out that she was at risk …

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Voter fraud claims are heating up a battle for political control in oil-rich Loving County, Texas

Loving County’s long history of rancorous politics has generated allegations of voter fraud dating to the 1940s, but a new state law and frustrated local officials have put the county’s out-of-town voters in the crosshairs. Renteria is now under investigation by the state attorney general’s office. A justice of the peace recently ordered him and …

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30+ people caught bringing fireworks over the border, troopers say

DAVID. GOOD AFTERNOON, JESSICA. WE SPOKE TO THE FIREWORKS STOREOWNER, THEY ARE BRINGING BACK A CLASSIC TECHNIQUE KNOWN AS THE STAKEOUT. DAVID: OUTSIDE THIS FIREWORKS STORE IN SEABROOK, NEW HAMPSHIRE, ABOUT THREE-QUARTERS OF THE CARS HAVE MASSACHUSETTS LICENSE PLATES. >> I PROBABLY PLAN TO GET ABOUT $200-$250 WORTH OF FIREWORKS. DAVID: THIS MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENT SAYS …

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Anthony Winer, trailblazer for LGBTQ+ people in legal education, retires from Mitchell Hamline – News and Events

Professor Anthony Winer Anthony Winer spent the 1980s working at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, then two big firms in New York City. By all accounts, he could have stayed in New York and had a lucrative career in international banking law. But Anthony Winer also spent the latter part of the 1980s watching …

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Overturning Roe ignores economic reality for pregnant people

By Jocelyn C. Frye 5 minutes Read In his majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health OrganizationJustice Samuel Alito goes to great lengths to avoid discussing the far-reaching economic and health ramifications of overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating access to abortion. Hey sidesteps compelling research showing that losing autonomy over starting and growing …

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People donated $30,000 to Chef Ariq after reading his story. He put it back into the community

Ariq Barrett has never forgotten the words his grandmother, Alverta Jefferson, instilled in him as a child. “My grandmother always told me ‘With a closed, tight fist nothing can get in or out, but when you open it up to other people, you sow seeds in the lives of others,’” he said. And so, when …

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