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  • Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

    MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale.
  • Virginia House recount underway; could affirm GOP majority

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Election officials were painstakingly recounting votes Thursday in one of two unresolved races in Virginia that will settle whether Republicans have reclaimed the majority in the state's House of Delegates and completed a party sweep of last month's contests.
  • Preview of 'a post-Roe world' in Texas over abortion access

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas offers a glimpse in real time of what would be a striking new national landscape if the Supreme Court drastically curtails abortion rights: GOP-led states allowing almost no access to abortion, and women traveling hundreds of miles to end their pregnancies.
  • House votes to avert shutdown, but quick Senate OK in doubt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a bill Thursday that funds the government through Feb. 18 and avoids a short-term shutdown after midnight Friday, but quick Senate approval was in doubt because of a fight over President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
  • Roe v. Wade nearly fell 30 years ago. Can it survive again?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — We've been here before, with the fate of abortion rights throughout the United States in doubt and awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court.
  • Democrats hope threat to abortion rights will rouse voters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Vulnerable Democrats from Nevada to New Hampshire are promising to make abortion a centerpiece of their political strategy heading into the midterm elections, betting that an intense focus on the divisive issue can rally their voters to beat back a red wave and preserve their narrow majorities in Congress.
  • UNLV, fraternity suspend chapter after fatal boxing event

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fraternity that organized a charity boxing match where a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student competitor collapsed and later died of head injuries has been suspended both by the school and its national organization pending the outcome of investigations.
  • Murder charge for Ohio deputy in Casey Goodson Jr. shooting

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times was charged with murder Thursday, as Goodson’s family also filed a federal civil rights lawsuit and the now-retired deputy publicly shared details of what happened from his perspective for the first time.
  • Man who put razor blades in pizza dough sentenced to prison

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man accused of putting razor blades and screws in pizza dough at supermarkets in Maine and New Hampshire was sentenced Thursday to four years and nine months in federal prison.
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