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Abortion rights advocates and abortion rights opponents demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court

A Canadian official says Americans can get abortions there if Roe is overturned

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — While it’s not yet clear what resemblance the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion will bear to the final version, its current form suggests Justices may soon reverse federal abortion protections. And if that does come to pass, at least one Canadian official says Americans who are able to travel across the… Read More

A man pumps gas at a Giant Eagle GetGo in Mount Lebanon, Pa.

As gas prices surge, here’s how to get the most out of your tank

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Global crude oil prices have been on the rise following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with U.S. gas prices hitting a new national record on Tuesday. As NPR’s Camila Domonoske reported: “The average cost of a gallon of regular fuel is now $4.173, according to AAA, after jumping 55 cents in the… Read More

The United State Women's National Soccer Team celebrates a victory

The U.S. national women’s soccer team wins $24 million in equal pay settlement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team has reached a proposed settlement in its class action equal pay lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. “We are pleased to announce that, contingent on the negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement, we will have resolved our longstanding dispute over equal pay and proudly… Read More

Eminem, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg perform during the Super Bowl halftime show at SoFi Stadium on Sunday in Inglewood, Calif.

The Super Bowl’s biggest moments, beyond the touchdowns

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LOS ANGELES (NPR) — The Los Angeles Rams weren’t the only big winners in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Cincinnati Bengals. Other standouts including a halftime show by rap royalty and a slew of star-studded advertisements. Here are some of those memorable moments. How the Rams won The Rams beat the Bengals 23-20, ending the… Read More

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks while meeting with Vice president Kamala Harris, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), and ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in the Oval Office

Here’s how the Biden administration says it will halve cancer rates by 2047

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he is reigniting “Cancer Moonshot,” the project he spearheaded as vice president during the Obama administration. The initiative aims to dramatically reduce the national death rate from cancer, as well as improve the experience of survivors and family members of those living with the… Read More

Amy Schneider smiles behind her contestant podium on the set of Jeopardy!

Ohio native Amy Schneider now has the 2nd-highest winning streak in ‘Jeopardy!’ history

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider has done it again. The Dayton native extended her historic winning streak on Monday night, dominating her 39th game to officially become the contestant with the second-most consecutive wins of all time. That title had previously been held by graduate student Matt Amodio, whose 38-game streak ended… Read More