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Republicans Sharpen Post-Roe Attacks on LGBTQ Rights

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Republicans Sharpen Post-Roe Attacks on LGBTQ Rights

Days after the Supreme Court overturned the right to abortion, Michigan’s Republican candidates for governor were asked if it was also time to roll back constitutional protections for gay rights. None of the five candidates came to the defense of same-sex marriage. “They need to revisit it all,” one candidate, Garrett Soldano, said at the […]

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LeBron James latest athlete to get away with crude behavior

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LeBron James latest athlete to get away with crude behavior

We’re stuck watching a bad science fiction movie. They’ve barred the exits to the theater. This week, in his usual classy, ​​expletive-laced public style, role model and Communist Chinese cheap labor-enriched Nike pusher LeBron James, attacked Celtics fans for their vulgar public incivility. James often delivers vulgar lectures, some quickly redacted, on right from wrong. […]

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George Clooney, U2, Gladys Knight among next Kennedy Center Honorees

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George Clooney, U2, Gladys Knight among next Kennedy Center Honorees

Comment on this story How The Irish rock group U2, actor-filmmaker George Clooney, singers Gladys Knight and Amy Grant, and composer-conductor Tania León will be saluted for their achievements in the arts at the 45th annual Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 4 at the national arts center . The Sunday night performance is the centerpiece […]

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Inside From Here On, the Old Post Office’s new food hall

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Inside From Here On, the Old Post Office’s new food hall

The renovations inside the long-vacant Old Post Office are impressive. Walk through the renovated lobby and visitors will see tall ceilings mixing modern design elements with nods to the building’s history. Workers built the post office in 1931, and the latest changes are thanks to an $800 million renovation that’s lured new corporate tenants such […]

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Mortgage rates for July 21

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Mortgage rates for July 21

Comment on this story How After several weeks of volatility, mortgage rates settled in ahead of next week’s Federal Reserve meeting. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up to 5.54 percent with an average 0.8 point. (A point is a fee paid to a lender equal […]

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Monarch butterflies are now endangered, moving closer to extinction

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Monarch butterflies are now endangered, moving closer to extinction

Comment on this story How The migratory monarch butterfly, a North American icon with a continent-spanning annual journey, now faces the threat of extinction, according to a top wildlife monitoring group. Thursday’s decision by the International Union for Conservation of Nature to declare the species endangered comes as years of habitat destruction and rising temperatures […]

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Photos show devastation in Kharkiv after Russian airstrike

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Photos show devastation in Kharkiv after Russian airstrike

Agonizing photos show a grieving woman lying on her dead husband after he was killed in Russian airstrikes in Ukraine Thursday — as the country’s relentless invasion nears the five-month mark. The latest civilian casualties in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, mark the third consecutive day in which Ukrainians were murdered in Russian bombardments. The airstrikes […]

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House Passes Bill to Codify Contraception Rights After Dobbs

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House Passes Bill to Codify Contraception Rights After Dobbs

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed legislation to codify access to contraception nationwide, moving over almost unanimous Republican opposition to protect a right that is regarded as newly under threat after the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. The measure is almost certain to fail in the evenly divided Senate, where most Republicans […]

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Biden tests positive for covid-19

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Biden tests positive for covid-19

Comment on this story How President Biden has tested positive for the coronavirus, the latest dramatic moment in a pandemic that has killed more than 1 million Americans and left few untouched, though he is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” the White House said Thursday. Biden, who at 79 is in a relatively high-risk group, experienced […]

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Democrats press Oracle, AWS over their post-Roe data collection

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Democrats press Oracle, AWS over their post-Roe data collection

Comment on this story How Happy Thursday! As always, send tips and pictures of your cats freaking out over the game “Stray” to: cristiano.lima@washpost.com. Below: A watershed data privacy bill breezes through committee, and the House tees up its chips bill. First: Democrats press Oracle, Amazon Web Services over post-Roe data collection Cloud computing giants […]

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