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Texas Board of Education got proposal to call slavery 'involuntary relocation'

Texas Board of Education got proposal to call slavery ‘involuntary relocation’

Placeholder while article actions load A group of educators in Texas proposed referring to slavery as “involuntary relocation” in second-grade classes — before being rebuffed by the State Board of Education. The nine educators made up one of many groups tasked with advising the Texas board on changes to the social studies curriculum, which would …

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington . The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time US Olympic gold medalist …

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All the ways Americans are trying to avoid pregnancy in the wake of Dobbs v.  jackson decision

All the ways Americans are trying to avoid pregnancy in the wake of Dobbs v. jackson decision

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The landmark Supreme Court decision overturning Roe V. Wade has sparked an influx of Americans to take action on avoiding pregnancy, including getting vasectomies and building a supply of Plan B pills. “It’s not right for everybody,” Lyon Lenk told Fox 17 of deciding to get a …

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US basketball star Griner goes on trial in Russia on drug charges

US basketball star Griner goes on trial in Russia on drug charges

WNBA star Griner detained in Russia since February Kremlin says case is not politically motivated Athlete says she is finding detention hard This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine KHIMKI, Russia, July 1 (Reuters) – US basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial in a …

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First Thing: Mark Meadows’ associate threatened ex-White House aid | news

Good morning. Donald Trump’s former aide Cassidy Hutchinson was told by an associate of the former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows not to cooperate with the House January 6 select committee, two sources familiar with the matter have said. Hutchinson received a message from an associate of Meadows saying: “[A person] let me …

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First Thing: Mark Meadows’ associate threatened ex-White House aid | news

Good morning. Donald Trump’s former aide Cassidy Hutchinson was told by an associate of the former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows not to cooperate with the House January 6 select committee, two sources familiar with the matter have said. Hutchinson received a message from an associate of Meadows saying: “[A person] let me …

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DeSantis responds to judge ruling abortion ban unconstitutional

DeSantis responds to judge ruling abortion ban unconstitutional

Govt. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Thursday afternoon in Sanford where he briefly addressed a judge’s ruling that found Florida’s 15-week abortion ban unconstitutional.The governor made it clear that his office was expecting a battle.”That was likely going to be what was decided in that case. We knew that we were going to have …

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Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law takes effect today.  Its impact is already being felt – The Hill

Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law takes effect today. Its impact is already being felt – The Hill

Story at a glance Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law – known to its critics as the “Don’t Say Gay” law – will officially take effect today. The measure has already had a chilling effect on public school educators, who in some cases have been instructed to remove LGBTQ+ Pride flags and photographs of same-sex …

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Abortion, women's rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll

Abortion, women’s rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds a growing percentage of Americans calling out abortion or women’s rights as priorities for the government in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. wadeespecially among Democrats and those who support abortion access. With midterm elections looming, President Joe Biden and Democrats will seek …

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