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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Executive Director Chrisse France talks about Preterm, the busiest abortion clinic in Ohio, in the procedure room in Cleveland. The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essential surgeries. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Victory for Texas abortion clinics amid outbreak put on holdA federal appeals court is putting on hold a victory for Texas abortion providers who are trying to stop the state from shuttering clinics during the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE- In this April 12, 2019 file photo, the flooded town of Pacific Junction, Iowa, is seen from above. Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes to the federal government's management of the basin's reservoirs. The states are pooling their money to pay for half of a $400,000 study with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to measure how much water flows down the Missouri River.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Corps: Some levees damaged in 2019 still vulnerableWith flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during last year’s devastating floods remain vulnerable to high water
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For a Hero Coach, a High HonorIt was a school gunman incident that ended like no other . And for his role in making sure nobody got hurt, Oregon's Keanon Lowe will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, reports the Oregonian . Lowe was the football coach at Parkrose High School last year when he disarmed a teen...
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Texas Tavern employees Chris Dobe, left, and Nick Moore wait for take out orders on Monday night, March 30, 2020. Though customers are tipping well, and the diner is still open 24-7, Moore said they are making a quarter to a third less than what they normally do in tips. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP)
What you need to do to get your government stimulus checkThe IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, former felon Yolanda Wilcox, left, fills out a voter registration form as her best friend Gale Buswell looks on at the Supervisor of Elections office in Orlando, Fla. In a ruling Thursday, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to hear an appeal from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to limit the reach on Amendment 4, the ballot measure approved overwhelmingly by voters in 2018 that allowed felons to regain the right to vote. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Florida governor loses latest bid to curtail felon votingFlorida officials have lost their latest bid to enforce a state law denying the right to vote for felons who have not paid all court fines and fees
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FILE - This photo provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center in 2018 shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America in 2020, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The COVID-19 coronavirus is coming. (Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, the coronavirus is on its way
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FILE - In this March 18, 2020 file photo, visitors to the Department of Labor are turned away at the door by personnel due to closures over coronavirus concerns. The coronavirus pandemic has already hurt many households financially.  Americans have been hit with layoffs, furloughs and reduced hours across the country. Those who have not are still facing massive economic uncertainty. Experts say it's more important than ever to manage your budget, reach out to lenders and seek protections available to those hit by the economic impact of the virus. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
A guide to surviving financially as the bills come dueThe coronavirus has already dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans dealing with layoffs, furloughs or reduced hours
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FILE - In this May 1970 file photo, Leonard Woodcock, newly elected president of the United Auto Workers Union, in glasses and dark suit, locks arms with Coretta Scott King, wife of slain the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery as they lead several thousand marchers past the state Capitol in Atlanta in a protest march against war, violence and racial repression. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, March 27, 2020, a family statement said. He was 98. (AP Photo, File)
Private funeral, public memorial later set for Joseph LoweryFamily members say they're planning a small, private funeral service for the Rev. Joseph E
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Groups sue over continued grazing in Wyoming grizzly habitatConservation groups are suing the U.S. government over livestock grazing in a western Wyoming forest, saying grizzly bears are too often killed by ranchers and wildlife managers for pursuing cattle in such settings
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Interview About Goodbye Call Brings Anchor to TearsVideo chat services aren't just keeping people in touch amid the pandemic. With deathbed visits off the table, they're also allowing people to speak their final words to loved ones before they succumb to the coronavirus. CNN 's Brooke Baldwin couldn't hold back tears Monday as Michelle Bennett described how...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2019, file photo, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, of West Springfield, Mass., stands during his arraignment in district court in Springfield, Mass. Zhukovskyy, is charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in a fiery June 21 collision on a rural highway in Randolph, N.H. A trial is scheduled for November 2020. A defense motion seeking a bail hearing, filed Friday, March 27, 2020 and made public Tuesday, March 31, said the state recently disclosed a report from an independent accident reconstruction firm, which shows the state police initial assessment "was deeply flawed." (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File)
Defense lawyer in death of 7 motorcyclists: Biker at faultThe lawyer for a pickup truck driver charged in the death of seven motorcyclists says one of the bikers was drunk and was the one who hit the truck and caused the crash
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This image taken from a Sept. 14, 2019, video and released in a U.S. Attorney detention memorandum, shows Brian Mark Lemley Jr, driving, and Patrik Mathews, passenger seat, passing through a toll booth near Norfolk, Va., en route to Georgia. Magistrate Judge Deborah Boardman on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, refused to set bond for Brian Mark Lemley Jr., who was indicted on gun-related charges. Lemley Jr., is linked to a white supremacist group. (U.S. Attorney via AP)
Judge: Man linked to white supremacist group to stay in jailA Maryland man linked by the FBI to a white supremacist group and arrested ahead of a gun rights rally in Virginia will remain in federal custody while awaiting trial
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