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West Virginia transgender sports ban discriminates against teen athlete, appeals court says

West Virginia transgender sports ban discriminates against teen athlete, appeals court says

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's transgender sports ban violates the rights of a teen athlete under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in schools, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 4th U.S.
House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — House impeachment managers walked two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas across the Capitol to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that he has “wi
Venezuela closes embassy in Ecuador to protest raid on Mexican embassy there

Venezuela closes embassy in Ecuador to protest raid on Mexican embassy there

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ordered the closure of his country’s embassy and consulates in Ecuador on Tuesday in solidarity with Mexico in its protest over a raid by Ecuadorian authorities on the Mexican embassy in Q
Fire rages through the 17th-century old Stock Exchange in Copenhagen and its spire has collapsed

Fire rages through the 17th-century old Stock Exchange in Copenhagen and its spire has collapsed

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Copenhagen's oldest buildings is on fire and its iconic spire has collapsed.
Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark admitted she was a bit nervous before being chosen with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever , even though it was no surprise.
Bureau of Prisons to close California women's prison where inmates have been subjected to sex abuse

Bureau of Prisons to close California women's prison where inmates have been subjected to sex abuse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The beleaguered federal Bureau of Prisons said Monday it will close a women's prison in California known as the “rape club” despite attempts to reform the troubled facility after an Associated Press investigation exposed rampant st
A knife attack in Australia against a bishop and a priest is being treated as terrorism, police say

A knife attack in Australia against a bishop and a priest is being treated as terrorism, police say

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police say a knife attack in Sydney that wounded a bishop and a priest during a church service as horrified worshippers watched online and in person was an act of terrorism.
Trump's historic hush-money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

Trump's historic hush-money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

NEW YORK (AP) — The historic hush-money trial of Donald Trump got underway Monday with the arduous process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business records in order to stifle stories about his sex li
A 9-year-old boy's dream of a pet octopus is a sensation as thousands follow Terrance's story online

A 9-year-old boy's dream of a pet octopus is a sensation as thousands follow Terrance's story online

The one thing 9-year-old Cal Clifford wanted more than anything since he was a toddler was a pet octopus.
Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Supreme Court allows Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Idaho to enforce its ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth while lawsuits over the law proceed, reversing lower courts.