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Israel-Hamas war: Israeli troops battle militants across north Gaza

Abhinav Thawait

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Palestinian militants in an urban refugee camp and outside a nearby ...

Voting Rights Act: Court rules private plaintiffs can’t sue

Elaine Hadley

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided federal appeals court on Monday ruled that private individuals and groups such as the NAACP ...

Israel-Hamas war: Premature babies evacuated from Gaza’s main hospital to Egypt

Abhinav Thawait

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Health officials said 31 premature babies in “extremely critical condition” were transferred safely Sunday ...

Rosalynn Carter, outspoken former first lady, dies at 96

Elaine Hadley

ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, the closest adviser to Jimmy Carter during his one term as U.S. ...

Voters back abortion rights, but some foes won’t relent. Is the commitment to democracy in question?

Elaine Hadley

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The statewide battles over abortion rights since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a constitutional right to ...

Cheers! A bottle of Scotch whisky sells for a record $2.7 million at auction

Barbara Terrio

A bottle of Scotch whisky billed as “the most sought-after” in the world has sold for almost 2.2 million pounds ...

New drill bores deeper into tunnel rubble in India to create an escape pipe for 40 trapped workers

Abhinav Thawait

Rescuers drilled deeper into the rubble of a collapsed road tunnel in northern India to fix wide pipes for 40 ...

Israel-Hamas war: Aid agencies say they can’t send food to Gaza

Abhinav Thawait

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United Nations was forced to stop deliveries of food and other necessities to ...

Today in History: November 17, Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor of California

Gregory Daniels

In 1800, Congress held its first session in the partially completed US Capitol building. Get Breaking News Alerts Stay up-to-date ...

The Supreme Court won’t allow Florida to enforce its new law targeting drag shows during appeal

Elaine Hadley

The Supreme Court will not allow Florida to enforce its new law targeting drag shows, while a court case proceeds ...