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A Planned Parenthood clinic is seen Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in St. Louis. On Monday, June 10, 2019, a judge in St. Louis issued another order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue operating. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction, which extends his temporary restraining order prohibiting Missouri from allowing the clinic's license to lapse. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Missouri cites 'failed abortions' in clinic license disputeMissouri's case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three "failed abortions" there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother
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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart lends his support to firefighters, first responders and survivors of the September 11 terror attacks at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnellJon Stewart used buddy Colbert's late-night show to keep pressure on McConnell over fund to aid Sept. 11 first responders
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High school athletes file complaint over transgender policyThree Connecticut girls on high school track teams have filed a federal discrimination complaint against a statewide policy on transgender athletes, saying it has cost them top finishes in competitions and possibly college scholarships
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Police: Video shows suspect in bus shooting was not gunmanChicago police have released from custody a man suspected of shooting three passengers on a city bus after determining he wasn't the gunman
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FILE - In this Friday, May 3, 2019 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya competes in the women's 800-meter final during the Diamond League in Doha, Qatar. The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF's stance on Semenya and other female athletes affected by its testosterone regulations was revealed in a 163-page decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport that was released publicly for the first time on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, file)
IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male'The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she must reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions
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Police: Arizona man beheads roommate's dog as she moves outAn Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of mutilating and beheading his roommate's dog as she moved out of the home they shared in a Phoenix suburb
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US launches hospital ship to countries absorbing VenezuelansVice President Mike Pence has toured a U.S. Navy hospital ship scheduled to embark on a five-month medical assistance mission to Latin American and Caribbean countries
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by his GOP leadership team, answers questions on Iran and the withdrawal of acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a 'good idea'Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says reparations for slavery not a "good idea."
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Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and IranHostilities are heating up in the Gulf between the United States and Iran
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FILE - In this April 2, 2019, file photo, Secretary of the Army Mark Esper speaks during a House Armed Services Committee budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump on June 18, named Esper as acting Defense Secretary. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' pastActing Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is stepping down before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate
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Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast diesAuthorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died
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The center field scoreboard displays an image of Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz wishing him a speedy recovery during a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Red Sox, Friday, June 14, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Dominican officials arrest 11th suspect in David Ortiz caseAuthorities in the Dominican Republic have announced the arrest of an 11th suspect in the attempted killing of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz
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