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Film: 'Roe' plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act

Film: 'Roe' plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act

WASHINGTON — Norma McCorvey loved the limelight. Better known as “Jane Roe,” her story was at the centre of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.
Job market remains grim even as U.S. tentatively reopens

Job market remains grim even as U.S. tentatively reopens

WASHINGTON — Signs of renewed activity are surfacing across the country as states gradually reopen economies and some businesses call a portion of their laid-off staffers back to work.
News executive, ex-US Rep William Keating remembered warmly

News executive, ex-US Rep William Keating remembered warmly

CINCINNATI — Bill Keating is remembered widely as gentlemanly, considerate and modest. Underneath that genial exterior was a fiercely competitive and driven athlete, lawyer, politician and news executive. He was highly successful in all those fields.
US existing home sales plunge 17.8% in April

US existing home sales plunge 17.8% in April

WASHINGTON — Sales of existing homes plunged 17.8% in April with the real estate market still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic.
Shut-in stars rally for Red Nose TV show for kids in need

Shut-in stars rally for Red Nose TV show for kids in need

LOS ANGELES — “Love Actually” filmmaker Richard Curtis, who never lacks for Red Nose Day star power, found the pandemic only boosted the fundraising telecast's celebrity quotient.

Officials: Loon killed bald eagle by stabbing its heart

BRIDGTON, Maine — A bald eagle died last year in Maine after being stabbed through the heart by a loon, wildlife officials said.

Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily prevented the House of Representatives from obtaining secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
AP-NORC poll: Americans harbour strong fear of new infections

AP-NORC poll: Americans harbour strong fear of new infections

DES MOINES, Iowa — Strong concern about a second wave of coronavirus infections is reinforcing widespread opposition among Americans to reopening public places, a new poll finds, even as many state leaders step up efforts to return to life before the

Mississippi gov is pranked in shout-out to high school grads

JACKSON, Miss. — This one slipped through the cracks. Mississippi Gov.
US arrests 2 men accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss' escape

US arrests 2 men accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss' escape

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities on Wednesday arrested a former Green Beret and his son who are accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he awaited trial on financial misconduct charges.