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From Eisenhower to Biden, queen met every US president but 1

From Eisenhower to Biden, queen met every US president but 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Horseback riding with Ronald Reagan. Yachting with Bill Clinton. Sipping tea with Joe Biden.
IAEA: Ukraine power plant needs safe zone to avoid disaster

IAEA: Ukraine power plant needs safe zone to avoid disaster

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe's largest nuclear power plant was operating in emergency mode Friday for the fifth straight day due to the war in Ukraine, prompting the head of the U.N.
Board puts abortion rights question on Michigan fall ballot

Board puts abortion rights question on Michigan fall ballot

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan election board placed an abortion-rights proposal on the fall ballot Friday, obeying an order from the state's highest court and closing a record-breaking petition drive to try to amend the state constitution.
Suspect in Memphis shooting rampage granted public defender

Suspect in Memphis shooting rampage granted public defender

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Ex-Miss America Mund qualifies as ND congressional candidate

Ex-Miss America Mund qualifies as ND congressional candidate

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former Miss America Cara Mund has qualified to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate for North Dakota's sole U.S. House seat, the secretary of state’s office announced Friday.
Premier League games off as 'mark of respect' to queen

Premier League games off as 'mark of respect' to queen

LONDON — The Premier League postponed its upcoming round of matches as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, adding to the cancellation of high-profile golf, cricket and horse racing events across a mourning Britain on Friday.
South Carolina senators reject a near-total abortion ban

South Carolina senators reject a near-total abortion ban

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators rejected a ban on almost all abortions Thursday in a special session called in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

NKorea says it will never give up nukes, claims US hostility

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country will never abandon the nuclear weapons and missiles it needs to counter hostilities from the United States, which he accused of pushing a pressure campaign aimed at weakening
Prosecutor: Official's DNA in slain reporter's fingernails

Prosecutor: Official's DNA in slain reporter's fingernails

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The DNA of a jailed elected official who was angered by past and upcoming newspaper stories was found on the hands of a Las Vegas investigative reporter who fought for his life while being stabbed to death outside his home, authoriti
Michigan’s high court puts abortion question on Nov. ballot

Michigan’s high court puts abortion question on Nov. ballot

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Voters will determine whether to place abortion rights in the Michigan Constitution, the state Supreme Court declared Thursday, settling the issue a day before the fall ballot must be completed.