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—————————— AP-CLIMATE-EARTH DAY SURVEY — An overwhelming majority of the American public say they recently experienced an extreme weather event, a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows, and most attribute it to climate change. But even as people across the country unite on Saturday to care for the planet in recognition of Earth Day, the survey shows that relatively few say they feel motivated when speaking about it. By Hannah Fingerhut. SENT: 1,070 words, photos. With EARTH DAY PHOTO GALLERY FROM ABOVE — Glimpses of a Changing Earth, Seen from Above (submitted).




ABORTION PILLS: LEGAL EXPLANATION — Nothing will change for now. That’s what the Supreme Court said about access to a widely used abortion pill in a court case seeking to reverse the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of mifepristone. The high court action will almost certainly leave access to mifepristone unchanged until at least next year while appeals, including a possible appeal to the high court, unfold. By Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko. SENT: 960 words, photos. With ABORTION-PILL-WHAT-NOW: What the Supreme Court Action on Abortion Means for Patients (Submitted).

ELECTION 2024: REPUBLICANS: A second wave of Republican candidates is set to enter the presidential race late this spring after a month-long lull as the Republican field finally takes shape. These potential candidates include former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina. By Jill Colvin. SENT: 1,220 words, photos.

IMPEACHMENT CONGRESS AGAINST TRUMP — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg agrees to let Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee question a former prosecutor about the criminal case against Donald Trump. SENT: 790 words, photos.

MEXICO-MIGRACION-FRONTERA-CAMP — About two dozen makeshift tents were set on fire and destroyed at a migrant camp across the Texas border this week, witnesses say, a sign of the extreme risk involved in being trapped in Mexico while the Biden administration is increasingly dependent on that country to welcome people fleeing poverty and violence. By Valeria González. SENT: 630 words, photos.




MALL-OF-AMERICA-STANDOFF – A man with a shotgun was taken into custody after a standoff in a parking lot at the Mall of America, authorities say. SENT: 270 words, photos.

MARINE-DRUG TRAFFICKING – A former Marine who for years helped smuggle drugs from Mexico into the United States and even tried to get a song written to glorify his exploits has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison. SENT: 280 words, photos.

CALIFORNIA-PERUIAN-ARTEFACTS — The United States has returned several Peruvian antiquities, including intricately knotted artifacts known as khipus, in a ceremony at the Los Angeles consulate. SUBMITTED: 300 words, photos,




RUSSIA-UKRAINE-WAR-TECHNOLOGY-WAR — Ukraine’s minister in charge of technology expressed confidence that his country has the motivation and skills to defeat Russia in innovation battles. SENT: 550 words, photos.




LEAKED DOCUMENTS: MILITARY ALLIES: While the Biden administration sees minimal harm from the release of highly classified documents related to the war in Ukraine and US views on its allies and partners, that assessment will get its first real test when the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken. meets in Japan with counterparts from six of America’s closest foreign friends.” SENT: 640 words, photos.

HARRIS-CLIMATE — Returning to Florida to speak on climate change, Vice President Kamala Harris announced $562 million will be spent on 149 projects across the country aimed at improving resilience to threats like rising sea levels and types of flooding. coastal waves that recently struck the southeastern part of the state. SENT: 480 words, photos.

JILL BIDEN-MILITARY KIDS ART: Jill Biden hopes a temporary art exhibit at the White House will help educate visitors about the lives of military children. SENT: 240 words, photos.




MAINE-SHOOTING — Tireless, helpful and deeply religious are some of the ways Patti Eger is remembered by friends in the small Maine town of Lisbon Falls. They mourned Thursday after her body and those of three others were found Tuesday, killed in a violent rampage. The deaths rocked the area and led to a nationwide spate of mass shootings in a rural community where violent crime is rare. SENT: 890 words, photos.

GUN LEGISLATION-TENNESSEE — The Republican-led Tennessee Legislature ended its annual session without taking action on a gun control plan offered by the Republican governor in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Christian school in Nashville. SENT: 790 words, photos.

ALABAMA-TEACHER-TRAINING-BOOK — Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that she has replaced her early childhood education director for the use of a teacher training book, written by a nationally recognized education group, that the Republican governor denounced that it taught “awakened concepts”. ” because of the language about inclusion and structural racism. SENT: 630 words, photo.

MARIJUANA-DELAWARE — Delaware Governor John Carney has said he will allow bills that legalize adult recreational use of marijuana in the state and authorize the establishment of a state-licensed and regulated cannabis industry become law without your signature. SENT: 650 words.

TRANSGENDER DOCUMENTARY: Koko Da Doll, an Atlanta woman who gained notoriety in a documentary about black transgender women and the dangers they face, was shot and killed in Atlanta this week, her sister says. SENT: 54O words, photos.




CHILE-LITHIUM: The Chilean government’s recently announced plan for the state to take a majority stake in the lithium industry puzzled business leaders, though analysts cautioned that the proposal appears to try to find a middle ground between competing interests. SENT: 890 words, photos.




BKN—CAVALIERS-KNICKS—Jalen Brunson scored 21 points and the New York Knicks built a 2-1 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first-round playoff series with a 99-79 victory. SENT: 820 words, photos.

BBA—ROYALS-ANGELS—Shohei Ohtani struck out a season-high 11 and allowed two hits in seven dominant innings in the Los Angeles Angels’ 2-0 win over Kansas City. SENT: 740 words, photos.

BBN–DODGERS-CUBS – Drew Smyly missed a perfect game offer when he collided with his catcher while trying to field an eighth-inning dribbler that went for an infield single in the Chicago Cubs’ 13-0 win. about the Los Angeles Dodgers. SENT: 775 words, photos.




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