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Biden's Abortion Shift Tests the Politics of His Faith

Biden's Abortion Shift Tests the Politics of His Faith

By Elana Schor | Sep 18
It was one of the first stress tests of Joe Biden's presidential campaign: A sudden reversal of his decades-long support for restricting federal funding of abortions.

Sanders-Biden Feud Ramps Up in Front of Key Union Audience

Sanders-Biden Feud Ramps Up in Front of Key Union Audience

By Steve Peoples | Sep 18
The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down on corporate America and strengthen organized labor.

Amazon Tribe in Brazil Patrols Territory, Braces for Fight

Amazon Tribe in Brazil Patrols Territory, Braces for Fight

By Luis Andres Henald | Sep 18
The men in the Tembe indigenous group sometimes daub themselves in traditional war paint and patrol the forest. They carry bows and arrows, but feel increasingly vulnerable as they brace for run-ins with illegal loggers.

Elizabeth Warren's Big Crowds? She Has A Plan for Them, Too

Elizabeth Warren's Big Crowds? She Has A Plan for Them, Too

By Will Weissert | Sep 18
Thousands of people packed under the marble arch of Manhattan's Washington Square Park to hear Elizabeth Warren on Monday. They didn't show up by accident.

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

By Stefanie Dazio | Sep 18
President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task force.

Federal Plan to End State Mileage Standards Draws Criticism

Federal Plan to End State Mileage Standards Draws Criticism

By Michael Biesecker | Sep 18
The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.

Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit over Law Center's Hate Group Labels

Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit over Law Center's Hate Group Labels

By Michael Kunzelman | Sep 17
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused leaders of the Southern Poverty Law Center of trying to financially destroy one of the organizations that it has labeled as a hate group.

UK Parliament Case Opens At British Supreme Court As Brexit Nears

UK Parliament Case Opens At British Supreme Court As Brexit Nears

By Jill Lawless | Sep 17
Britain's Supreme Court began a hearing Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union.

AP Fact Check: Trump Contradicts Aides, Self on Iran Talks

AP Fact Check: Trump Contradicts Aides, Self on Iran Talks

By Calvin Woodward | Sep 17
It's one of the most commonly heard phrases around the White House as aides seek to explain Donald Trump's thinking: "The president has made clear that ..." But saying so doesn't make it so.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

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